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.

Fish Fry Time!

Published March 2021 During Lent (the period between Ash Wednesday and Easter on the Christian calendar) folks in northern Ohio look forward a concurrent season…Friday night fish fry season! The fish fry became popular in the 1920s and ‘30s among German-descended Americans. When pubs were not…

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Fall Hiking | Shores & Islands Ohio

Updated September 2021 This Autumn, when Mother Nature once again shows all her true colors, hiking can be an enjoyable outdoor activity for anyone, with a variety of local paths to fit all fitness-levels. Shores & Islands Ohio is an ideal fall hiking location due to the sheer abundance of…

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ROAD TRIP: How do I get to the Lake Erie islands?

Updated November 2021 So, you’re heading out on a road trip and you are ready for some island time. At Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands, you can easily combine the two! Take your car to cruise scenic island drives. Or don’t; it’s completely up to you. You can road trip as far as the ferry landing…

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Outdoor Dining in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Updated June 2021 Sunny weather has arrived! When summer hits, and especially with the current climate, spacious outdoor dining areas are a great way to support locally-owned restaurants. Looking for local dining with outdoor patios, decks, or picnic tables? Here are a few of the many outdoor…

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Help Support Your Favorite Restaurant

Published March 2020 Don’t want to cook today? No problem. You can still enjoy a wide variety of food choices from many of your favorite restaurants by ordering take out. From breakfast, to lunch, to dinner, and everything in between, we’ve compiled an up-to-date list of places you can order from…

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Where can I Drink Local Beers?

Published March 2020 Craft breweries are small-batch, microbreweries that offer an emphasis on quality, flavor, and brewing technique. When visiting Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands you may wonder what the area offers in terms of places to enjoy a local brew or a fantastic selection of unique…

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