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.

Breweries: From Prohibition to Today | Shores & Islands Ohio

Published August 2018 Philip Dauch was born in Wurtemburg, Germany in 1820. He was the only member of his family to travel the eight-week-long journey to America. In 1852, Dauch arrived in Sandusky, Ohio and, along with business partner, Andrew Fischer, opened City Brewery. The business partners…

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Family Eats: Eight Local, Kid-Friendly Restaurants

When you're visiting Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands, one of the best things about your getaway is the opportunity to dine out – to let someone else do the prep-work, cooking, and clean-up involved in feeding your family. But how do you know where to go? The adults want to enjoy local fare and…

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Top 15 Watercraft Rental Locations

When visiting Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands, you'll likely want to get out on the lake in some fashion. Water recreation is an essential source of activity in the summer and the options are endless here. Please note that the following are listed in alphabetical order: 1. Clemons Boats 8009…

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Explore the Communities of Lake Erie Shores & Islands!

Lake Erie Shores & Islands is a diverse mix of coastal communities, island energy, and rural landscapes. From the liveliness of downtown Sandusky's renaissance and Put-in-Bay's entertainment district, to the laid-back vibe of Kelleys Island and the bucolic charm of historic Milan, the pulse of…

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Where are pets permitted on South Bass Island (Put-in-Bay)?

Hotels – Bay Lodging (888.742.7929) Campgrounds – South Bass Island State Park (866.644.6727) Vacation Rentals – Birds Nest Resort (419.285.6119) – Bormans Cottages (419.341.9640) – Dave’s Rentals (419.285.2812) – Put-in-Bay Cabins (440.967.3395) – Saunder’s Cottages (419.285.3917 – The Wee Anchor…

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Top 15 Watercraft Rental Locations 2016

1. Clemons Boats 8009 Barrett Rd., Sandusky Boat rentals are available for almost any use - fishing, skiing, tubing, or just boat riding and sightseeing on Sandusky Bay or Lake Erie. See website for important requirements. Advanced reservations are strongly recommended. 2. Coupling MetroPark 11618…

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