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Aug 07, 2015 BY TONYA PRATER

It's easy to think of the Shores & Islands region as Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island and Sandusky, but the area stretches far beyond Cedar Point's gates. The small town of Vermilion, located about 33 minutes from downtown Sandusky along the scenic Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail, is an area that shouldn't be overlooked. With a laid back New England feel, Vermilion offers unique shopping venues, charming eateries and a friendly hometown atmosphere.

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Jul 10, 2015 BY LAKE ERIE SHORES AND ISLANDS

Shores & Islands fan photos never cease to amaze! From the professional photographer capturing that perfect light with just the right filter and zoom, to the vacation mom catching a wonderful goofy-kid expression on her iPhone; photos tell the stories of Lake Erie Love.

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Jul 06, 2015 BY CHAD WHALEY

Let it be known that the Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. Barbecues, fireworks, family, good friends, beaches, warm weather - the list could go on and on. However, and everyone can most certainly attest, it can be a little hectic. As enjoyable as basking in fireworks for America’s freedom can be, it’s the post-holiday mellowness I’m really after. Those couple of hot summer weeks where everything seems to just slow down and you finally get the chance to go with the flow, relax and simply take it all in. That’s why I’m going to take a moment and lay out some of my best tips for ultimate relaxation in the Lake Erie Shores & Islands

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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.