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.

Conference and Event Grants Available for 2023 Groups

Are you an event planner or responsible for selecting meeting locations for your business or organization? Shores & Islands Ohio wants to give you another reason to consider our area for your next conference, convention, meeting, reunion, or sporting event. The 2023 Conference and Event Grant is now…

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Show Your Shores & Islands Ohio Pride and Lake Erie Love!

Shores & Islands Ohio is Erie and Ottawa counties. It’s not just a place.... It’s a feeling. It is the memories people have from unforgettable experiences here that live in their hearts for a lifetime. Shores & Islands Ohio embodies the excitement felt from the very first time you visit, to the…

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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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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Lake Erie Shores & Islands Getaway

Updated September 2021 Vacation time is precious; everyone is strapped for time. So, when we finally find a few free days in our schedule, we don’t want to spend an entire paycheck (even if we know the memories and experiences will enrich us in other ways!) Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is an…

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Lake Erie Shores & Islands on a Budget

Updated April 2019 For families with kids in tow, budget is a major consideration when planning a family vacation. Rather than spending money on airfare and stressing over all the logistics that come with long-distance traveling, many families are taking regional trips. Fortunately for them, Ohio’s…

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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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