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.

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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Keep Active This Winter, While Keeping Warm: Indoor Play

Published January 2021 Are you looking for things to do and ways you can support local businesses this winter, but not sure what is available? Check out the WHAT’S OPEN button on our home page and also available at the top of every page under TRAVEL UPDATE. Here, you will find an updated list of…

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Let's Go There, Together

Updated December 2021 In late 2020 Lake Erie Shores & Islands proudly supported the efforts of the U.S. Travel Association through participation in the Let’s Go There, Together campaign. This campaign promoted family travel and giving the gift of travel. We think the gift of travel is the ideal…

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Animal Attraction

Published September 2020 Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands has a number of amazing animal experiences, all of which continue throughout the fall season. Whether it be hand-feeding and petting baby deer, standing neck-and-neck with a majestic giraffe, or watching groups of bison from the comfort of…

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Benefits of Mid-Week Getaways at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published August 2020 While everyone loves a good “weekend getaway,” there are definite advantages to visiting during the week. Fewer crowds and better prices are just a few of the reasons you might want to rethink those Friday-Sunday vacations. Vacationing is good for your health and stress-free…

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