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.

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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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Lake Erie Shores & Islands Getaway

Updated September 2021 Vacation time is precious; everyone is strapped for time. So, when we finally find a few free days in our schedule, we don’t want to spend an entire paycheck (even if we know the memories and experiences will enrich us in other ways!) Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is an…

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Pet-Friendly Shores & Islands

Updated August 2021 Does the idea of a road trip get your tail wagging? Don’t leave your four-legged friends home while you travel – Lake Erie Shores & Islands has some great suggestions for those traveling with pets. Home Away from Home Did you know there are pet-friendly accommodations all over…

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Planning a Romantic Weekend in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Updated April 2019 While every couple’s idea of the perfect romantic getaway is different, Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands offers options to suit any love-filled retreat. Whether you’re looking for quiet, cozy time spent together or more active pursuits, here are some ideas to help with planning…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Greater Sandusky

Sandusky? Wait a minute…I thought you already visited Sandusky for #TravelTuesday! You are correct – however last time we were only able to focus on those in the downtown Sandusky region. This week, we're seeing what else Sandusky has to offer when you explore the rest of the 44870 (our local zip…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Berlin Heights and Birmingham

On Tuesdays this summer, we are exploring the great cities and towns that make up Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands for #TravelTuesday. Don't miss our previous #TravelTuesday posts – to-date we have visited Vermilion, Middle Bass Island, Lakeside Chautauqua, Milan, Kelleys Island, Huron, Put-in-Bay…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Port Clinton/Catawba

On Tuesdays this summer, we are exploring the great cities and towns that make up Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands for #TravelTuesday. Last week we explored historic downtown Sandusky. This week we visited Port Clinton/Catawba. Port Clinton/Catawba is known as the “Walleye Capital of the World”…

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