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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.

Enjoying the Great Indoors | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published January 2020 Since winter weather in northern Ohio can be unpredictable, we've compiled a list of indoor adventures available throughout the Shores & Islands region. So, don't worry about what’s going on OUTSIDE and get ready to have some fun INSIDE! Get Active There are plenty of indoor…

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Celebrate a New Decade with a New Destination

It's time to usher in a new era, welcome a new decade, and celebrate the beginning of a brand-new year! If you haven't celebrated New Year’s Eve in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands before, you are missing out on some very unique traditions and festivities. Plan to welcome 2020 at one of these…

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Home Away from Home – Vacation Rentals | Shores & Islands Ohio

Updated June 2020 Sometimes you just need a little home away from home. When vacationing, often travelers look for accommodations with the comforts of home. Families and larger travel groups especially enjoy having space to spread out, rooms for privacy, and expanded kitchen facilities. Whether…

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Boating Shores & Islands Ohio

Updated July 2022 Shores & Islands Ohio is a boater’s dream! The region is filled with marinas and transient dockage so that visitors via the lake have plenty of places to find adventure. If your boating adventures involve fishing, there has never been a better time to fish the Walleye Capital of…

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Breweries: From Prohibition to Today | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published August 2018 Philip Dauch was born in Wurtemburg, Germany in 1820. He was the only member of his family to travel the eight-week-long journey to America. In 1852, Dauch arrived in Sandusky, Ohio and, along with business partner, Andrew Fischer, opened City Brewery. The business partners…

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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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