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.

A History of Tourism in Shores & Islands Ohio

Published May 2022 Time Traveler Series, guest post by Brian Shifflet, Visitor Experience Manager To understand the history of tourism in the Shores & Islands Ohio region, it helps to understand a brief history of tourism in the United States. While elite colonists and early Americans did frequent…

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Lake EERIE Fearfest Here to Frighten Halloween Fans

Are you ready to be scared out of your gourd? Do you find frights…fun? Then Lake EERIE Fearfest at Ghostly Manor Thrill Center in Sandusky is the place to be in October! Three haunted attractions combined, this Halloween spectacular takes place every Friday and Saturday night through the end of the…

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The Best Ways to Scoot Around Shores & Islands

Updated February 2022 There’s so much to explore in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands, but so little time! If you’re looking to take a load off your feet and adventure through the region with a faster and more efficient means of transportation, we’ve got you covered. Whether you are looking to tool…

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Take a Break from the Lake in Bellevue, Ohio

Published July 2021 Just 20 minutes south of Lake Erie sits the quiet, welcoming community of Bellevue. Surprisingly, this small town is full of hidden gems to enhance your Shores & Islands getaway. So, take a break from the lake and see what Bellevue has to offer for family fun and interesting…

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Reunite This Year in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published May 2021 As things slowly get back to normal, Americans are excited for the opportunity to be able to reunite with their extended families again. Due to the pandemic, many families, close and extended, could not get together, but thanks to increased vaccination rates and lowering COVID-19…

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Cedar Point in 2021 – Time for the Celebration of a Lifetime

Published April 2021 Cedar Point, a place like no other, opens for the 2021 season on Friday, May 14. With 18 world-class roller coasters, kids’ areas, live shows, lakefront boardwalk, and more, Cedar Point is the perfect destination for family fun! If you’re planning a visit this year, there are…

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Go Wild at African Safari Wildlife Park

Published March 2021 Get ready for a wild time when you visit the Midwest’s largest drive-thru safari – African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, Ohio! When was the last time you hand-fed a bison from your car? Or, had a giraffe stick its head through your sunroof? Have you been on a camel…

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