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 | 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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Dining Al Fresco - Fresh Air & Patio Vibes | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published June 2022 The weather is heating up and that means one important thing on Ohio’s north coast – patio season! All the best restaurants with patio, deck, or porch dining areas are brushing off their umbrellas, extending their awnings, and putting up the string lights to welcome in the season…

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A History of Tourism | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published May 2022 Time Traveler Series, guest post by Brian Shifflet, Visitor Experience Manager To understand the history of tourism in the Shores & Islands Ohio region, it helps to understand a brief history of tourism in the United States. While elite colonists and early Americans did frequent…

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Put a Spring in your Step! May & June Event Highlights 2022

Published May 2022 Spring is in the air and the season is about rebirth and getting out and enjoying all that nature has to offer. Experience nature’s renewal with a leisurely stroll through Schedel Arboretum & Gardens or McBride Arboretum. Or, trek a trail at Old Woman Creek, East Harbor State…

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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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