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.

Spring Into Group Tours

Spring is often thought of as a time of rebirth or reawakening. With events like the Biggest Week in American Birding and the reopening of many seasonal businesses in the area, Shores & Islands Ohio is truly blossoming once again. Our group services team is here to help you plan group excursions…

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Cheers to Fall

Autumn is the Perfect Time to Check out the Shores & Islands Ohio Cheers Trail Fall is traditionally harvest season in Ohio – harvest all the corn, harvest the apples (find out about apple-picking here)…and harvest the grapes and grains? That’s right, the Shores & Islands Ohio region is RIPE with…

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Like a Local: Brooke Gammie, Quarry Hill Orchards

Meet Brooke Gammie, matriarch of #GamFam6 and one of the proprietors of Quarry Hill Orchards and Quarry Hill Winery in beautiful Berlin Heights, Ohio. S&IO: Tell us about your family history in relation to Berlin Heights and the fruit-farming industry. As a multi-generational business, what…

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Marblehead Lighthouse Bicentennial 1822-2022

Published May 2022 The iconic Marblehead Lighthouse, one of the most photographed Lake Erie landmarks, will turn 200 years old this year and the entire community is poised to celebrate this momentous occasion. The oldest continuously-operating lighthouse on the Great Lakes has been in operation on…

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