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.

Ten Instagram-Worthy Spots in Shores & Islands Ohio

Updated September 2021 Every great getaway includes some major Insta-worthy moments. When a picture is good enough to be posted on Instagram, or for that matter any social media platform, it evokes an emotion. The emotion could be envy, inspiration, or even just “wow!” Shores & Islands Ohio is full…

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Vermilion – Perfect for Coasting

Published June 2019 “This is coasting” is the unofficial mantra for the Lake Erie Shores & Islands region and it’s easy to see how the coastal town of Vermilion embodies that feeling. Not only is it literally a coastal town, but it evokes a laid-back vibe…somewhere you’ll enjoy just “coasting”…

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Boating Shores & Islands Ohio

Updated July 2022 Shores & Islands Ohio is a boater’s dream! The region is filled with marinas and transient dockage so that visitors via the lake have plenty of places to find adventure. If your boating adventures involve fishing, there has never been a better time to fish the Walleye Capital of…

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#TravelTuesday: One Day in…Vermilion, Ohio

On Tuesdays this summer, we are exploring the great cities and towns that make up Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands for our new #TravelTuesday initiative. Our first stop is the beautiful waterfront town of Vermilion. Check out a few of the places we visited and be sure to follow us all summer…

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Where to Dock & Dine at Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Updated April 2022 So you're out cruising on Lake Erie, maybe you're on a fishing excursion or maybe you're just enjoying an afternoon sail on the lake's glassy waters, and you get a grumble in your tummy. You need to find a restaurant on the shore that offers a place to dock. Where can you pull in…

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Top 6 Beaches | Shores & Islands Ohio

Updated July 2024 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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Vermilion: Unique Shopping, Dining & Hometown Atmosphere

Families of all ages can swap books at the Little Library, dig their toes in the sand at the Vermilion Beach and grab a milkshake and burger at the nostalgic Big Ed's Soda Grill located in the heart of downtown Vermilion. Couples can enjoy a romantic meal at upscale Chez Francois with an overnight…

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