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.

AXE-CITING WEEKEND

Attention Axe Throwing enthusiasts: the Battle of Lake Erie is almost here! The three-day event hosted by Noble Axes and Pins in the Marketplace Downtown will see amateur and professional axe-throwers from across the country bring their best to the Shores & Islands Ohio region. THROW FOR A PRIZE The…

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Spooky, Scary Shores & Islands Ohio

As we speed right on through the month of October, it’s worth noting that Halloween is in full-effect throughout the entire region. If you love being scared out of your gourd (see what we did there?) then Pumpkin , have we got some fun in store for you! If you love the frights and fears that often…

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Are you ready for IRONMAN?

Published July 2022 The IRONMAN 70.3 Ohio triathlon is just a few days away, and the City of Sandusky is set to welcome over 2,100 athletes for the race on Sunday, July 24. Downtown will look a little bit different this week, as the IRONMAN team get to work preparing the streets for race day. 2022…

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Camping in Shores & Islands Ohio

There are varied camping experiences available throughout the Shores & Islands Ohio region. There is everything from rustic cabins and primitive tent sites for a real “outdoorsy” experience, family-friendly resort campgrounds full of activities, RV campgrounds near the lake with marina access for…

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Dining Al Fresco in Shores & Islands Ohio…Fresh Air & Patio Vibes

Published June 2022 The weather is heating up and that means one important thing on Ohio’s north coast – patio season! All the best restaurants with patio, deck, or porch dining areas are brushing off their umbrellas, extending their awnings, and putting up the string lights to welcome in the season…

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A History of Tourism in Shores & Islands Ohio

Published May 2022 Time Traveler Series, guest post by Brian Shifflet, Visitor Experience Manager To understand the history of tourism in the Shores & Islands Ohio region, it helps to understand a brief history of tourism in the United States. While elite colonists and early Americans did frequent…

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