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.

Fishing Shores & Islands Ohio

Shores & Islands Ohio – better known to fishing diehards as the Walleye Capital of the World – is among the premier fishing destinations on the Great Lakes, and the region has plenty to offer for those craving the challenge of competitive fishing. In addition to the sixteen boat launches across the…

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Let's Go There, Together

Updated December 2021 In late 2020 Lake Erie Shores & Islands proudly supported the efforts of the U.S. Travel Association through participation in the Let’s Go There, Together campaign. This campaign promoted family travel and giving the gift of travel. We think the gift of travel is the ideal…

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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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Splashing into Spring

Published March 2019 Spring is in the air at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Many schools will be having spring break before the end of the month and, before you know it, baseball season will start, birds will migrate north, and our majestic Great Lake will come to life once again for fishing…

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How Do I…Go Fishing at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands?

Updated October 2020 The Lake Erie Shores & Islands region lost a true legend in October 2020 with the passing of Capt. Dave Spangler. In addition to being a loving husband, father, and grandfather, Dave was a friend to all and a tireless advocate for a healthy Lake Erie. Dave graciously helped us…

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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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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Marblehead

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 the communities of Castalia and Bay View. This week we visited the quaint waterfront village of Marblehead. Here's a quick look at some of…

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