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.

Bird Watching at Home with Kids

Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is one of the nation’s best areas for birding. Known as the Warbler Capital of the World, you’ll find not only warblers, but a huge variety of migrating bird species, especially now as they are beginning to head north and readying to cross Lake Erie. Bird watching is…

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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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Splashing into Spring

Published March 2019 Spring is in the air at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Many schools will be having spring break before the end of the month and, before you know it, baseball season will start, birds will migrate north, and our majestic Great Lake will come to life once again for fishing…

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Winter Birding at Ohio's Lake Erie Shore's & Islands

Published January 2019 While many people think of birding during the spring and fall migrations and during the warm summer months, birding is just as popular, if not more so, during the winter months. Why you might ask? For one, it’s a perfect reason to get out of the house and enjoy the great…

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Bird is the Word!

Published April 2018 When it comes to birding hot spots, there is no place “hotter” than Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands this time of year. Our beautiful natural location along the coast of Lake Erie, combined with the annual spring bird migration, help make the Shores & Islands region the place…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Marblehead

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 the communities of Castalia and Bay View. This week we visited the quaint waterfront village of Marblehead. Here's a quick look at some of…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Bay View/Castalia

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, and…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Huron

Published July 2017 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, and Kelleys…

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