Lake Erie Love Blog

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.

March and April 2024 Event Highlights

As winter bids its chilly farewell, Shores & Islands Ohio is gearing up for a lively March and April, where the air is filled with the promise of spring and cosmic excitement. From the burst of colorful blooms to the upcoming total solar eclipse, there's a lot happening in this neck of the woods…

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Discovering Upscale Flavors in Shores & Islands Ohio

Experience a culinary journey through the world of fine dining in Shores & Islands Ohio, where gourmet delights meet the picturesque landscapes of Lake Erie. Fine dining refers to a restaurant experience that is of a higher quality and greater formality compared to the experience at a casual dining…

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Welcome Center in Sandusky has a Remarkable History

Part of our Time Traveler Series There’s something intriguing about old buildings that draw you in. The history, the character, the stories embedded into the walls from generations of people who have walked the floor boards over the years. That’s why I, for one, was excited when Shores & Islands…

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Shores & Islands Ohio | Holiday Traditions

Part of our Time Traveler Series, this post was contributed to by both Angie George and Brian Shifflet, Shores & Islands Ohio Visitor Services Managers Christmas: For centuries, people around the world have held mid-December celebrations, but Christmas, as we know it in today’s America, wasn’t…

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What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

Ella Fitzgerald asked the age-old musical question, “What are you doing New Year’s Eve?” And every year people all over the world debate whether to go out or stay home watching “Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve?” AGAIN. But does it even rock anymore? You know what does rock? A New Year’s Eve…

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Give the Gift of Shores & Islands Ohio this season

Instead of stressing over the perfect gift, picking out the perfect décor, or planning the perfect menu for the perfect holiday gathering this season, consider the gift of time spent together. People of all ages can enjoy gathering with friends and family to share in the gift of experiences. Whether…

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Like a Local: Mary Giles, North Bay Realty LLC

Part of Shores & Islands Ohio Like a Local series – Meet Mary Giles, Realtor S&IO: Tell us about your business? Mary: I proudly serve as a dedicated realtor within my community on a full-time basis. While my primary focus lies in the field of real estate sales, my true passion is cultivating…

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