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.

Discovering Upscale Flavors in Shores & Islands Ohio

Experience a culinary journey through the world of fine dining in Shores & Islands Ohio, where gourmet delights meet the picturesque landscapes of Lake Erie. Fine dining refers to a restaurant experience that is of a higher quality and greater formality compared to the experience at a casual dining…

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Dining Al Fresco - Fresh Air & Patio Vibes | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published June 2022 The weather is heating up and that means one important thing on Ohio’s north coast – patio season! All the best restaurants with patio, deck, or porch dining areas are brushing off their umbrellas, extending their awnings, and putting up the string lights to welcome in the season…

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Fish Fry Time!

Published March 2021 During Lent (the period between Ash Wednesday and Easter on the Christian calendar) folks in northern Ohio look forward a concurrent season…Friday night fish fry season! The fish fry became popular in the 1920s and ‘30s among German-descended Americans. When pubs were not…

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Waterfront Dining at Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Updated April 2021 Whether you're sitting down to devour a delicious perch sandwich, a plate of fresh seafood, or a juicy burger, food just seems to taste better when eaten outdoors with a waterfront view. At Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands, there is no shortage of restaurants with scenic…

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Planning a Romantic Weekend in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Updated April 2019 While every couple’s idea of the perfect romantic getaway is different, Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands offers options to suit any love-filled retreat. Whether you’re looking for quiet, cozy time spent together or more active pursuits, here are some ideas to help with planning…

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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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