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.

Take a Walk in the Garden – Top 5 Shores & Islands Flower Gardens

Published March 2022 Spring has sprung in Shores & Islands Ohio and we couldn’t be more excited to get out and explore part of what makes this area special – the great outdoors! The ice has melted from Lake Erie and Sandusky Bay (even the island ferries are running!), temperatures are inching…

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Sandusky's Ties to the Underground Railroad

Published March 2022 A One Day Group Tour Itinerary Motorcoach and other group tours visiting Shores & Islands Ohio are often interested in historically-themed itineraries, suitable for groups of all ages, and including unique features of the region, with group-appropriate stops and tours. Did you…

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Group Tours in Sandusky, Ohio

Published October 2021 When planning your Shores & Islands group tours, add a visit to beautiful downtown Sandusky, Ohio in the heart of the region. Group tours benefit from a visit to this lovely town, named Best Coastal Small Town in America by the readers of USA Today . Tour planners appreciate…

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Fall Event Highlights in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

While many consider the Labor Day holiday weekend to be the unofficial end of the summer season, we choose to look forward as the unofficial start of an amazing autumn! We know fall doesn’t technically start for a couple of weeks, but September and October bring some treasured annual festivals…

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Plan for Some Island Time on Kelleys

Published July 2021 Not only is Kelleys Island the largest of its kind in Lake Erie Shores & Islands, but it’s also one of the most hoppin’ and happenin’ spots in the area! These upcoming weeks feature a plethora of fun events, from fundraisers to film festivals to fireworks, that will delight…

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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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Postcards from the Past

Published December 2020 The city of Vermilion is known for its quaint downtown and lakeside charm. Now it is also known for its public art! Vermilion’s first public art installation, The Postcard Project , debuted in segments throughout 2019 and 2020 and is now available in its completion for public…

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