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.

Plan for Some Island Time on Kelleys

Published July 2021 Not only is Kelleys Island the largest of its kind in Lake Erie Shores & Islands, but it’s also one of the most hoppin’ and happenin’ spots in the area! These upcoming weeks feature a plethora of fun events, from fundraisers to film festivals to fireworks, that will delight…

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ROAD TRIP: How do I get to the Lake Erie islands?

Updated November 2021 So, you’re heading out on a road trip and you are ready for some island time. At Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands, you can easily combine the two! Take your car to cruise scenic island drives. Or don’t; it’s completely up to you. You can road trip as far as the ferry landing…

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The Lake House at North Bass Island

Published September 2018 Nature enthusiasts rejoice! Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands has a new overnight option for those who enjoy the great outdoors – and it is unlike any place else in the world! Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio State Parks & Watercraft recently unveiled their…

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What We're Thankful For...Top Eight Edition

In this season of thankfulness, we at Lake Erie Shores & Islands wish to share the top eight things for which we are thankful this year. 1. Skylines – Big cities may brag on their skyline views, but our skylines are pretty amazing. Heck, we've got the third-tallest national monument and the “Roller…

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#TravelTuesday: One day on...Kelleys Island

This summer, we are exploring the great cities and towns that make up Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands for #TravelTuesday. Last week we explored the village of Oak Harbor. This week, we decided to leave the mainland behind and head out to the largest of Ohio's Lake Erie islands – Kelleys Island…

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One Dozen Shores & Islands Must-Do's

There's so much to love in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands! Whether you prefer a getaway that includes lazy days at the beach, fishing with friends, and bicycling around an island, or one filled with exciting thrills like roller coasters, waterslides, and parasailing, the Lake Erie Shores &…

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