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.

Like a Local: Brooke Gammie, Quarry Hill Orchards

Meet Brooke Gammie, matriarch of #GamFam6 and one of the proprietors of Quarry Hill Orchards and Quarry Hill Winery in beautiful Berlin Heights, Ohio. S&IO: Tell us about your family history in relation to Berlin Heights and the fruit-farming industry. As a multi-generational business, what…

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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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Fall Event Highlights in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

While many consider the Labor Day holiday weekend to be the unofficial end of the summer season, we choose to look forward as the unofficial start of an amazing autumn! We know fall doesn’t technically start for a couple of weeks, but September and October bring some treasured annual festivals…

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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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Road Trip: Discovering Downtown Port Clinton

Updated August 2021 Downtowns are thriving. The resurgence of the American town business district as THE place to go for shopping, dining, and entertainment is apparent in the Lake Erie Shores & Islands region. Many of our towns are experiencing a renaissance of sorts, with new unique and specialty…

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Support Local Retail

In these unprecedented times, small businesses need our support now more than ever. From online shopping to purchasing gift cards for future use, your support means everything to the small business community. When it comes to local shopping, many retailers are open for business. Whether it be via…

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