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.

Bird Watching at Home with Kids

Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands is one of the nation’s best areas for birding. Known as the Warbler Capital of the World, you’ll find not only warblers, but a huge variety of migrating bird species, especially now as they are beginning to head north and readying to cross Lake Erie. Bird watching…

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Splashing into Spring

Published March 2019 Spring is in the air at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Many schools will be having spring break before the end of the month and, before you know it, baseball season will start, birds will migrate north, and our majestic Great Lake will come to life once again for fishing…

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Bird is the Word!

Published April 2018 When it comes to birding hot spots, there is no place “hotter” than Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands this time of year. Our beautiful natural location along the coast of Lake Erie, combined with the annual spring bird migration, help make the Shores & Islands region the place…

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#TravelTuesday: One day in…Oak Harbor

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, and the charming town of Milan. Welcoming…

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Birding 101 from your Resident Backyard Birder Jeff Herzog

Jeff Herzog resides in Huron, Ohio with his wife and three children. He is an accomplished freelance photographer who enjoys kayaking, beach volleyball, hiking, and of course birding. Jeff plans to visit his 50th state of North Dakota this summer and enjoy the birds every step of the way. The Lake…

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