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.

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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Soak Up Every Last Bit of Summer | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published August 2020 While school is starting in most of the Midwest, nobody told Mother Nature that summer is supposed to end. With gorgeous sunny days and seasonably warm weather, now is the time to soak up every last bit of summer. Here are some ways to make the most of the season. Hit the…

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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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Don't Take Our Word For It - Expert Tips From Travel Writers

Published July 2020 Travel writers, bloggers, and social media influencers literally travel for a living. It is their job to visit travel destinations and scope out the best attractions and the coolest experiences. Many of these seasoned professionals have visited the Shores & Islands region over…

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This is Coasting with Social Distancing

Published June 2020 Closer-to-home travel, social distancing, new protocols, and face-coverings are all part of the new normal in the travel landscape. Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is looking forward to welcoming guests again for the summer, but we want you to know that we are doing…

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Influencers Share the Lake Erie Love

Published May 2020 While travel is not possible right now, it’s important as the country slowly and safely begins to reopen, that you stay inspired. We all need something to look forward to! Recently we reached out to travel influencers to ask them about their favorite visit to Ohio’s Lake Erie…

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Enjoying the Great Indoors | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published January 2020 Since winter weather in northern Ohio can be unpredictable, we've compiled a list of indoor adventures available throughout the Shores & Islands region. So, don't worry about what’s going on OUTSIDE and get ready to have some fun INSIDE! Get Active There are plenty of indoor…

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