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.

#TravelTuesday: One day in…Oak Harbor

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, and the charming town of Milan. Welcoming…

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#TravelTuesday: One Day on…Middle Bass Island

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 stopped by the waterfront town of Vermilion. This week, we decided to leave the mainland and head out to one of the many islands in western Lake Erie –…

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Put-in-Bay's Parks and Natural Areas – Great for Spring Exploration

Wondering what to do at Put-in-Bay this spring? The early season is a wonderful time to explore the islands’ natural areas. While most are available year-round, due to migratory bird patterns and floral and fauna blooms, spring is a spectacular time to hike the trails and take in the views of these…

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Birding 101 from your Resident Backyard Birder Jeff Herzog

Jeff Herzog resides in Huron, Ohio with his wife and three children. He is an accomplished freelance photographer who enjoys kayaking, beach volleyball, hiking, and of course birding. Jeff plans to visit his 50th state of North Dakota this summer and enjoy the birds every step of the way. The Lake…

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Nine Lake Erie Shores & Islands Outdoor Adventures

What's better than enjoying the great outdoors? Summer is here and the days are longer, inviting you to get outside and explore. Enjoying the great outdoors means different things to different people. Fortunately the Shores & Islands region has varied options, from a stroll in the woods to active…

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Top 6 Birding Hotspots in Shores & Islands

Spring time in Ohio is for the birds! Hundreds of birding enthusiasts grab their binoculars and head for the outdoors to catch a peek of the visiting migrants. The Lake Erie Shores & Islands region in Northwest Ohio offers some of the best birding in North America during this time. Popular species…

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