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.

The Best Places to Watch Bald Eagles

Published February 2021 The bald eagle population in the state of Ohio has been producing record numbers of nests over the past several years. Thanks to a citizen science project, and confirmed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, it has been determined that the Lake Erie Shores & Islands…

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Thomas Edison: Born in Milan, Ohio

Published December 2020 One of America’s most important inventors was born in the Lake Erie Shores & Islands town of Milan, Ohio, in 1847. The Village of Milan is quite proud to be the birthplace of invention and you’ll see it represented all over town, from the statues at Town Hall and the village…

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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 | 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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