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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.

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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Planning a Romantic Weekend in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Updated April 2019 While every couple’s idea of the perfect romantic getaway is different, Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands offers options to suit any love-filled retreat. Whether you’re looking for quiet, cozy time spent together or more active pursuits, here are some ideas to help with planning…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Greater Sandusky

Sandusky? Wait a minute…I thought you already visited Sandusky for #TravelTuesday! You are correct – however last time we were only able to focus on those in the downtown Sandusky region. This week, we're seeing what else Sandusky has to offer when you explore the rest of the 44870 (our local zip…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Berlin Heights and Birmingham

On Tuesdays this summer, we are exploring the great cities and towns that make up Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands for #TravelTuesday. Don't miss our previous #TravelTuesday posts – to-date we have visited Vermilion, Middle Bass Island, Lakeside Chautauqua, Milan, Kelleys Island, Huron, Put-in-Bay…

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Rediscovering My Long-Lost Love for the Lake

A “Lake Erie Like a Local” story by Aaron Smith. A version of this blog post originally appeared at https://skinnysmith.wordpress.com/. Follow Aaron on Twitter @SkinnySmitty. Growing up in Fremont, Ohio – 20 minutes from Lake Erie – my summers were consumed by the shores and islands: stalking the…

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Five Great Couples' Getaways for Autumn

Autumn in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands is a lovely time to visit. While most consider this resort destination a summer respite, fall welcomes temperate weather for outdoor activities, an abundance of events, and attractions that are open year-round. Here are five great couples' getaway ideas to…

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Top 9 Wineries in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands

Stop by for a taste and leave with a case from one of the many wineries in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Here's our list of the top nine wineries in the area. Please note that the following are listed in alphabetical order: Chateau Tebeau Winery 525 SR 635, Helena 419.638.5411 Featuring French…

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