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.

Put-in-Bay’s DeRivera Park a Well-Loved Spot for Families

Guest post sponsored by The Village of Put-in-Bay, by Village Administrator Anne Auger* In the heart of the Village of Put-in-Bay is DeRivera Park which, along with the natural harbor, provides the beautiful natural focal point of its downtown area. While DeRivera Park is enjoyed by all who visit…

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Beauty from Stone: The Story of the Lakeside Daisy

Part of our Time Traveler Series On the side of a small lane in Marblehead, Ohio lies a rocky plain of former quarry land, that each May turns to a carpet of gold. The creator of this yellow glow is the Lakeside Daisy ( Tetraneuris herbacea ), an endangered plant that grows on ground one would think…

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Camping | Shores & Islands Ohio

There are varied camping experiences available throughout the Shores & Islands Ohio region. There is everything from rustic cabins and primitive tent sites for a real “outdoorsy” experience, family-friendly resort campgrounds full of activities, RV campgrounds near the lake with marina access for…

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Help Keep Lake Erie Clean and Her Beaches Pristine

It’s no secret that Lake Erie Shores & Islands is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, unique wildlife, and gorgeous waters in the Great Lakes region! But did you know Lake Erie contains approximately 381 metric tons of plastic, according to a 2020 estimate? This negatively affects not only…

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