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.

Fall Fun for Groups

Things aren’t scary in Shores & Islands Ohio, although the lake is Erie. Autumn brings fun and festivity to the region and what better way to get into a season of being together than a group trip. Read about fall festivals and events in Shores & Islands Ohio Fall Event Highlights or check out our…

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Group Tour’s Island Adventure

Sunshine and warm weather let us know summer is here and what better place to spend it than Shores & Islands Ohio? Groups of all sizes and ages can enjoy an island getaway right here on South Bass Island better known as Put-in-Bay – the village on the island. S&IO Social Media Manager, Dayton, and I…

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Spring Into Group Tours

Spring is often thought of as a time of rebirth or reawakening. With events like the Biggest Week in American Birding and the reopening of many seasonal businesses in the area, Shores & Islands Ohio is truly blossoming once again. Our group services team is here to help you plan group excursions…

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Places to Say "I do!" | Shores & Islands Ohio

Congratulations! All the love in the air has you thinking about your wedding. You’re getting married, but where to hold the ceremony and reception? Destination weddings are popular these days, but perhaps you don’t have the budget to fly off to Fiji or you don’t want the entire wedding party going…

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Conference and Event Grants Available for 2023 Groups

Are you an event planner or responsible for selecting meeting locations for your business or organization? Shores & Islands Ohio wants to give you another reason to consider our area for your next conference, convention, meeting, reunion, or sporting event. The 2023 Conference and Event Grant is now…

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Meetings Bouncing Back | Shores & Islands Ohio

There is no doubt that over the course of the last few years the meetings industry has had its ups and downs. While many destinations are still working through COVID rebooking’s and trying to get back to pre-pandemic levels, Shores & Islands Ohio is no different. The S&IO Marketing & Sales Team has…

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