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.

#TravelTuesday: One Day on...South Bass Island

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 the coastal community of Huron. This week, we caught the ferry to the village of Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island. Put-in-Bay has been an ideal stopping…

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Family Eats: Eight Local, Kid-Friendly Restaurants

When you're visiting Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands, one of the best things about your getaway is the opportunity to dine out – to let someone else do the prep-work, cooking, and clean-up involved in feeding your family. But how do you know where to go? The adults want to enjoy local fare and…

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Top Sports Bars for Watching the Madness

The madness of March is here! Sports fans are looking for the best places in the area to cheer on their favorite college teams. So wear your team colors with pride, order your favorite beverage and a tasty snack, and kick back at any of these great local sports bars. Please note that the following…

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Vermilion: Unique Shopping, Dining & Hometown Atmosphere

Families of all ages can swap books at the Little Library, dig their toes in the sand at the Vermilion Beach and grab a milkshake and burger at the nostalgic Big Ed's Soda Grill located in the heart of downtown Vermilion. Couples can enjoy a romantic meal at upscale Chez Francois with an overnight…

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Twelve Shore #LakeErieLove-d Eats: Locals Share Hometown Favorites

Let's be honest. One of the best things about traveling is all the delicious cuisine you get to enjoy. New atmospheres, local flavors, and fun experiences are what you'll find when you experience the region like those that live here year-round. When visiting Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands, we…

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Top 8 Places to Enjoy Perch in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Fresh from Lake Erie, yellow perch is a delicious dish that every visitor to the area must try. Just ask any local…perch is THE local dish of choice. Usually served fried, perch is small, delicate fish which is tasty by itself and excellent on a sandwich. We surveyed our Facebook fans about their…

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