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.

Kalahari Review: Third Stop on the Right

Published March 2019 This review is part of a series of guest posts reviewing the indoor water park resorts of Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Rachel Cunningham Ravis, blogger at Third Stop on the Right , recently visited Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, as well as a few other local attractions…

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How do I…bring a group to Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands?

Published August 2018 Lake Erie Shores & Islands is a wonderful destination for all types of group excursions, getaways, and professional meetings. The area can accommodate conventions and conferences, family and other reunions, destination weddings, and sporting events. Did you know Lake Erie…

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Pet-Friendly Shores & Islands

Updated August 2021 Does the idea of a road trip get your tail wagging? Don’t leave your four-legged friends home while you travel – Lake Erie Shores & Islands has some great suggestions for those traveling with pets. Home Away from Home Did you know there are pet-friendly accommodations all over…

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Seven Ways to Prevent Cabin Fever in the Shores & Islands

Published January 2018 Winter at Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands is no time to hibernate. The chilly season is upon us, but that is no reason to hide indoors until spring. Take the time this winter to get out and enjoy all the region has to offer. Here are a few ways to prevent cabin fever from…

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What We're Thankful For...Top Eight Edition

In this season of thankfulness, we at Lake Erie Shores & Islands wish to share the top eight things for which we are thankful this year. 1. Skylines – Big cities may brag on their skyline views, but our skylines are pretty amazing. Heck, we've got the third-tallest national monument and the “Roller…

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Halloween Happenings that are Distinctively Shores & Islands

Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands, like many other communities in the Midwest, loves Halloween and all things autumn. Practically the entire month of October is dedicated to fall festivals, harvest happenings, and spooky thrills. If you're looking for a decidedly different way to celebrate…

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Family Eats: Eight Local, Kid-Friendly Restaurants

When you're visiting Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands, one of the best things about your getaway is the opportunity to dine out – to let someone else do the prep-work, cooking, and clean-up involved in feeding your family. But how do you know where to go? The adults want to enjoy local fare and…

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Top 6 Beaches at Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Updated May 2021 Are you itching to get outdoors and soak up the sun? To relax and enjoy the calmness of a cool lake breeze and the sounds of lapping water on the shore? To fully enjoy your summer?! Lake Erie’s beaches are ready to welcome you. What is summer without a little sand between your…

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Top Sports Bars for Watching the Madness

The madness of March is here! Sports fans are looking for the best places in the area to cheer on their favorite college teams. So wear your team colors with pride, order your favorite beverage and a tasty snack, and kick back at any of these great local sports bars. Please note that the following…

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Explore the Communities of Lake Erie Shores & Islands!

Lake Erie Shores & Islands is a diverse mix of coastal communities, island energy, and rural landscapes. From the liveliness of downtown Sandusky's renaissance and Put-in-Bay's entertainment district, to the laid-back vibe of Kelleys Island and the bucolic charm of historic Milan, the pulse of…

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