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.

Postcards from the Past

Published December 2020 The city of Vermilion is known for its quaint downtown and lakeside charm. Now it is also known for its public art! Vermilion’s first public art installation, The Postcard Project , debuted in segments throughout 2019 and 2020 and is now available in its completion for public…

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Fall Hiking in 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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Don't Take Our Word For It - Expert Tips From Travel Writers

Published July 2020 Travel writers, bloggers, and social media influencers literally travel for a living. It is their job to visit travel destinations and scope out the best attractions and the coolest experiences. Many of these seasoned professionals have visited the Shores & Islands region over…

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Start Coasting – Ways to Get Out on the Lake

Published July 2020 One of the most important natural resources in the Shores & Islands region is our great Lake Erie. Not only does it provide fresh drinking water for the area, but it offers hours of recreational fun, from swimming to boating to fishing. While our Lake Erie beaches are popular…

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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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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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