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.

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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Shores & Islands Ohio Meetings Bouncing Back

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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Shores & Islands Ohio Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

Posted April 2022 It is clear there is no substitute for face-to-face professional meetings and events. Two years into the pandemic, we are reminded the relationships, education, and networking encouraged by in-person meetings simply cannot be achieved virtually. Here in Shores & Islands Ohio, we…

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Put-in-Bay One Day Group Adventure

Published March 2022 When planning a group trip to Shores & Islands Ohio, be sure to include a visit to Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island on your itinerary. Groups of all types and sizes love to visit this beautiful Lake Erie island and we help make planning your island excursion easy. When planning…

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Sandusky's Ties to the Underground Railroad

Published March 2022 A One Day Group Tour Itinerary Motorcoach and other group tours visiting Shores & Islands Ohio are often interested in historically-themed itineraries, suitable for groups of all ages, and including unique features of the region, with group-appropriate stops and tours. Did you…

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Top 10 Shores & Islands Holiday Party Venues

Looking for a fun and unique location for your holiday party this season? If you’re tired of the same boring corporate banquet or hoping to wow your extended family or friends with a fabulous celebration which DOES NOT include cleaning your house and hosting…you’ll love these Shores & Islands venues…

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Group Tours in Sandusky, Ohio

Published October 2021 When planning your Shores & Islands group tours, add a visit to beautiful downtown Sandusky, Ohio in the heart of the region. Group tours benefit from a visit to this lovely town, named Best Coastal Small Town in America by the readers of USA Today . Tour planners appreciate…

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Reunite This Year in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published May 2021 As things slowly get back to normal, Americans are excited for the opportunity to be able to reunite with their extended families again. Due to the pandemic, many families, close and extended, could not get together, but thanks to increased vaccination rates and lowering COVID-19…

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