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.

Camping in Shores & Islands Ohio

There are varied camping experiences available throughout the Shores & Islands Ohio region. There is everything from rustic cabins and primitive tent sites for a real “outdoorsy” experience, family-friendly resort campgrounds full of activities, RV campgrounds near the lake with marina access for…

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Shores & Islands Ohio – An Unexpected Winter Holiday Destination

Published November 2021 Shores & Islands Ohio, well known as the Midwest’s summertime playground, is surprisingly an amazing winter and holiday getaway as well. Come celebrate the season along the shore this December with a number of exciting activities that will help make family memories for years…

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Trail Running in Shores & Islands

Published November 2021 Scenic communities and stunning views of Lake Erie have made the Shores & Islands region one of the most beautiful places to run in Ohio. While road running events, like 5k’s and half-marathons, are prominent here, there has been an increase in popularity of trail running…

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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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Fall Hiking in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

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. Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is an ideal fall hiking location due to the sheer abundance…

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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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Lake Erie Shores & Islands Educational Tour

Published April 2020 As the end of the school year nears, many students begin working on reports for a variety of classes. From science to social studies and history to geography, the Lake Erie Shores & Islands region is home to numerous report topics perfect for any grade! So, grab your No. 2…

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Help Support Your Favorite Restaurant

Published March 2020 Don’t want to cook today? No problem. You can still enjoy a wide variety of food choices from many of your favorite restaurants by ordering take out. From breakfast, to lunch, to dinner, and everything in between, we’ve compiled an up-to-date list of places you can order from…

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Enjoying the Great Indoors at Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published January 2020 Since winter weather in northern Ohio can be unpredictable, we've compiled a list of indoor adventures available throughout the Shores & Islands region. So, don't worry about what’s going on OUTSIDE and get ready to have some fun INSIDE! Get Active There are plenty of indoor…

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