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.

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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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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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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July and August Event Highlights 2023 | Shores & Islands Ohio

With the impressive Lake Erie coastline and a remarkable array of seasonal attractions, summer is when Shores & Islands Ohio shines! Tour wineries, hike nature preserves, play mini golf, shop ‘til you drop, or get your fill of tasty eats on the islands. Family-fun attractions and outdoor water parks…

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History of Vermilion's Crystal Beach

Part of our Time Traveler Series Shores & Islands Ohio has a century-and-a-half-long history of providing the ying-yang of both thrills and relaxation to vacationers. Dating back to 1870, Cedar Point Amusement Park, also known as the Roller Coaster Capital of the World, currently holds the title of…

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