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.

Don't Take Our Word For It - Expert Tips From Travel Writers

Published July 2020 Travel writers, bloggers, and social media influencers literally travel for a living. It is their job to visit travel destinations and scope out the best attractions and the coolest experiences. Many of these seasoned professionals have visited the Shores & Islands region over…

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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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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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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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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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Romantic Getaways to Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published February 2020 Looking for a little romance in your life? A quick getaway might be just what you need to spark the fire or reignite the flame in your relationship. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands offers a number of getaway ideas for two…

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Uniquely Lake Erie Shores & Islands Holiday Events

There’s just something about being “home for the holidays.” Which, for Shores & Islands locals, means some pretty unique seasonal activities that don’t happen anywhere else. One thing our communities specialize in is making everyone feel like they’re “home” thanks to our Midwest hospitality. So…

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Watercraft Rentals at Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Updated June 2020 When visiting Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands, you'll likely want to get out on the lake in some fashion. Water recreation is an essential source of activity in the summer and the options are endless here. Practicing water safety is imperative; always wear a life jacket. For…

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