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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Passionate About Pizza – Ten Unique Pies in Shores & Islands Ohio

Published February 2022 Did you know pizza was first invented in Naples, Italy in the 1700s as a fast, affordable meal for working-class people on the go? It gained popularity in the U.S. in the 1940s when immigrating Italians brought this classic dish. And thank goodness they did! Now, about 3…

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Shores & Islands Date Nights

Published February 2022 There are so many ways to enjoy a romantic day or night out in the Shores & Islands region! If you’re looking for ideas for a special date night, perhaps for a special romantic holiday that’s coming up…check out these five date ideas you can enjoy with your Valentine or any…

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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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Hit the Trails at Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published April 2019 You’ve heard the term “hit the trail,” right? Perhaps it conjures up a desire to travel or to become one with nature. While there are a variety of natural trails in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands for hiking and biking, there is also an entirely different kind of “trail” to…

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Top Local Wines at Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Published June 2018 Wine connoisseurs can give thanks to the unique microclimate Lake Erie affords for the diverse and delicious selections of grown-up grape juice in northern Ohio. The Lake Erie Shores & Islands viticulture is not just a major industry and popular tourism draw; it is also a…

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