Amusements

Mar 02, 2017 BY LAKE ERIE SHORES AND ISLANDS

Here in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands we've been experiencing some unseasonably warm weather the last couple of weeks. While we know winter isn't technically over yet, the mild temps have got us yearning to kiss winter goodbye and get out of the house! Here are a few ways to kick cabin fever to the curb in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands.

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Central Shores

Jan 10, 2017 BY LAKE ERIE SHORES AND ISLANDS

I was born and raised on the island of O'ahu in Hawai'i. In 1990 I found my way back to my roots and The Ohio State University, where both my parents attended college. My mother is a native of Lakewood and my late father was from Youngstown. I ended up walking on to the OSU football team in the spring of 1991 and secured a spot on the active roster. My junior year I won the starting job as the team's punter and would finish out my career the following year with All Big Ten honors. For many years after that I tried my hand at various sales jobs while pursuing the lifelong dream of playing in the NFL. I didn't quite get there but I did sign contracts with Tampa Bay and Green Bay.

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Events

Dec 19, 2016 BY LAKE ERIE SHORES AND ISLANDS

Spend New Year's Eve in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands and partake in a unique north coast tradition that's been entertaining revelers for 20 years - the New Year's Eve Walleye Drop!

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Local Fare

Dec 01, 2016 BY LAKE ERIE SHORES AND ISLANDS

'Tis the season for gift-giving and local items are always a hit with friends and family, especially those loved ones who have moved out of the area or aren't locals but frequent visitors. Since it's always a great idea to support small businesses and shop local, we've rounded up seven great items from local shops to help you with your holiday shopping list.

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Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands offers so much to love in a getaway destination. One of the Midwest’s hottest vacation spots, the region between Toledo and Cleveland provides an eclectic mix of historically significant sites, family-fun amusements, gorgeous scenery, and outdoor recreation. Whether you prefer a getaway that includes lazy days at the beach, fishing with friends, dining on tasty treats, or one filled with exciting thrills like waterslides, roller coasters, and entertaining nightlife, Lake Erie Shores & Islands is the ideal coastal retreat.