SANDUSKY, OHIO, April 23, 2018 – There is only one week left to enter the 2nd Annual Tour the Shore prize promotion. On Tuesday, May 1, one lucky winner will picked to receive a week of overnight accommodations and tickets to area attractions at a new location each day. The seven visitors’ bureaus along Ohio’s north coast have partnered to give away this seven day, seven night Lake Erie experience.

The winner of the Tour the Shore promotion will win a week-long Lake Erie getaway in June. The tour begins in Toledo on June 1st at the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium, dinner at the world-famous Tony Packo’s and an overnight stay at Maumee Bay Resort & Conference Center.

The winner will then travel to Sandusky County in Fremont on day two for a step back in time at the Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, bottle their own wine at Ski Lodge Winery in Clyde before dinner at Chud’s Market & Grill and overnight accommodations at Comfort Inn & Suites in Fremont.

June 3rd, the lucky winner will discover their Lake Erie Love at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands. First, they will hop on a ferry to Kelleys Island where a golf cart will be waiting to explore the largest of Ohio’s Lake Erie islands.  Here they can see the world’s largest glacial grooves and a quaint and friendly village filled with unique shops and delicious dining. Upon returning to the mainland, the getaway will include overnight accommodations at Marblehead’s Red Fern Inn, home to Rocky Point Winery.

The winner will then relax at their choice of Lakeview Beach Vacation Rentals in Lorain on day four and enjoy a meal with a view at Jackalope Lakeside. June 5th will be spent in downtown Cleveland with Destination Cleveland providing a visit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, a meal on trendy East 4th Street at celebrity chef Michael Symon’s famed restaurant, Lola and an overnight in the beautiful new Westin Cleveland Downtown.

On day six, the winner heads east to Lake County for a night at the Captains baseball game and overnight at the Holiday Inn. The week-long vacation concludes in Ashtabula County on June 7th with a fishing charter on Lake Erie from T&V Charters, a zipline experience at Lake Erie Canopy Tours and tickets to the play Harvey at Rabbit Run Theater. The winner will then enjoy dessert at Luisa’s Mexican Restaurant and an overnight at the Lakehouse Inn and Winery, complete with a lakeside farm-to-table breakfast at Crosswinds Grille.

“There are so many undiscovered gems along Ohio’s Lake Erie shore,” said Jill Bauer, Public Relations Manager at Lake Erie Shores & Islands. “This promotion helps highlight many of the amazing experiences, great places to stay, and the bourgeoning food and drink scene along Ohio’s Lake Erie Shoreline.”

For a listing of prize details and to enter the contest visit The deadline to enter the contest is Monday, April 30.

To learn more about Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands visit

Participating TOUR THE SHORE destination marketing organizations include:

Destination Toledo

Sandusky County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Visit Lorain

Destination Cleveland

Lake County Visitors Bureau

Ashtabula County Convention & Visitors Bureau



Shores & Islands Ohio is the Midwest’s favorite getaway. This coastal destination boasts 152 miles of Lake Erie shoreline, the best fishing on the Great Lakes, welcoming communities, rich history, a wine trail, and an abundance of family-friendly attractions. World-famous Cedar Point Amusement Park calls it home, along with Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, other indoor and outdoor water parks, animal parks, sports venues, and more. Visitors enjoy ferries and cruises to Put-in-Bay, Middle Bass, and Kelleys Island. One of the country’s best areas for spring and fall bird migration, the area is overflowing with natural beauty and opportunities for outdoor recreation. More at

Media Contact:

Jill Bauer, Public Relations Manager
Shores & Islands Ohio
Phone: 419.625.9495