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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.

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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Take a Break from the Lake in Bellevue | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published July 2021 Just 20 minutes south of Lake Erie sits the quiet, welcoming community of Bellevue. Surprisingly, this small town is full of hidden gems to enhance your Shores & Islands getaway. So, take a break from the lake and see what Bellevue has to offer for family fun and interesting…

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Thomas Edison: Born in Milan, Ohio

Published December 2020 One of America’s most important inventors was born in the Lake Erie Shores & Islands town of Milan, Ohio, in 1847. The Village of Milan is quite proud to be the birthplace of invention and you’ll see it represented all over town, from the statues at Town Hall and the village…

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The History of Johnson's Island

Published December 2020 The Shores & Islands area is known for its rich history and connection to milestone events in our country’s timeline. From Milan’s native son, Thomas Edison, to more light-hearted history with Knute Rockne perfecting the forward pass on Cedar Point Beach, this popular…

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A Perfect Weekend Morning Experience

Published December 2020 This time of year the leaves begin to fall, and so do the temperatures, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find something fun to do with the family! Did you know that there is a hidden gem located in the Shores & Islands region where you can grab a bite to eat, watch airplanes…

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Soak Up Every Last Bit of Summer | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published August 2020 While school is starting in most of the Midwest, nobody told Mother Nature that summer is supposed to end. With gorgeous sunny days and seasonably warm weather, now is the time to soak up every last bit of summer. Here are some ways to make the most of the season. Hit the…

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Don't Take Our Word For It - Expert Tips From Travel Writers

Published July 2020 Travel writers, bloggers, and social media influencers literally travel for a living. It is their job to visit travel destinations and scope out the best attractions and the coolest experiences. Many of these seasoned professionals have visited the Shores & Islands region over…

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Road Trip: Discovering Downtown Sandusky

Updated August 2021 Continuing our Discovering Downtown series, we take you to Sandusky and other towns in the East Lake Erie Shores & Islands neighborhood. The waterfront town of Sandusky continues its amazing revival. Named 2019’s “Best Coastal Small Town in America” by readers of USA Today , the…

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