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.

Benefits of Mid-Week Getaways at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published August 2020 While everyone loves a good “weekend getaway,” there are definite advantages to visiting during the week. Fewer crowds and better prices are just a few of the reasons you might want to rethink those Friday-Sunday vacations. Vacationing is good for your health and stress-free…

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Road Trip: Discovering Downtown Sandusky

Updated August 2021 Continuing our Discovering Downtown series, we take you to Sandusky and other towns in the East Lake Erie Shores & Islands neighborhood. The waterfront town of Sandusky continues its amazing revival. Named 2019’s “Best Coastal Small Town in America” by readers of USA Today , the…

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Road Trip: Discovering Downtown Port Clinton

Updated August 2021 Downtowns are thriving. The resurgence of the American town business district as THE place to go for shopping, dining, and entertainment is apparent in the Lake Erie Shores & Islands region. Many of our towns are experiencing a renaissance of sorts, with new unique and specialty…

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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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Influencers Share the Lake Erie Love

Published May 2020 While travel is not possible right now, it’s important as the country slowly and safely begins to reopen, that you stay inspired. We all need something to look forward to! Recently we reached out to travel influencers to ask them about their favorite visit to Ohio’s Lake Erie…

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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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Romantic Getaways to Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published February 2020 Looking for a little romance in your life? A quick getaway might be just what you need to spark the fire or reignite the flame in your relationship. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands offers a number of getaway ideas for two…

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Fall in Love Again with Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published August 2019 Couples looking to relax and recharge, no matter the reason, find plenty of ways to do so in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Whether it’s a romantic celebration, a fun adventure, discovering new tastes, or a chance to escape the day-to-day. Celebrate in Style Lake Erie…

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