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.

Top Lake Erie Shores & Islands Public Golf Courses

Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is typically known for the thrill of its attractions, pristine beaches, and breathtaking views. But did you know that throughout the region there exists a slice of secluded, peaceful adventure spots, perfect for enjoying a competitive edge? That’s right; the area is…

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The Best Places to Watch Bald Eagles

Published February 2021 The bald eagle population in the state of Ohio has been producing record numbers of nests over the past several years. Thanks to a citizen science project, and confirmed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, it has been determined that the Lake Erie Shores & Islands…

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Fall Hiking | Shores & Islands Ohio

Updated September 2021 This Autumn, when Mother Nature once again shows all her true colors, hiking can be an enjoyable outdoor activity for anyone, with a variety of local paths to fit all fitness-levels. Shores & Islands Ohio is an ideal fall hiking location due to the sheer abundance of…

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Lake Erie Shores & Islands Mid-Summer Sports Update

Published July 2020 Sports have returned to Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands, but coronavirus has continued to affect which activities can resume and the need to implement safety measures. Throughout this summer, the State of Ohio has issued multiple Responsible RestartOhio operating requirements…

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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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Outdoor Dining in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Updated June 2021 Sunny weather has arrived! When summer hits, and especially with the current climate, spacious outdoor dining areas are a great way to support locally-owned restaurants. Looking for local dining with outdoor patios, decks, or picnic tables? Here are a few of the many outdoor…

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