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Call, email or stop by our East and West Welcome Centers to get all your Shores & Islands questions answered.


Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Center - East

216 E. Water St., Sandusky, OH 44870 - NOTE NEW ADDRESS
Phone: 419.625.2984 or 800.255.3743
Fax: 419.625.5009
Stop by the LES&I Welcome Center-East in our new interim location on Water Street in downtown Sandusky. Find friendly travel counselors waiting to assist you with helpful hints and travel tips. Discover the area's history and heritage plus learn about special events and attractions you won't want to miss. Pick up brochures, maps, directions, discount coupons, and a laminated copy of our Shore Savings Discount Card. Plus, enjoy coffee and free Wi-Fi. Open year-round.

Nov-Apr: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Mid-May and Sept-Oct: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, Sat 9 am-3 pm
June-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm, Sat 9 am-4 pm, Sun 9 am-2 pm

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Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Center - West

770 SE Catawba Rd. (SR 53), Port Clinton, OH 43452
Phone: 419.734.4386 or 800.441.1271
Fax: 419.734.9798
For assistance in planning your stay in the Lake Erie Islands Region visit the LES&I Welcome Center-West located on SR 53 just north of SR 2. Discount tickets for ferry boats and attractions, maps and brochures, lodging locator service, restrooms, and RV and boat parking are available. Plus, check out the kids play area and the interactive displays and exhibits depicting many of the region’s sights. Open year-round.

Nov-Mar: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Apr and Oct: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am-2 pm
May and Sept: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 10 am-2 pm
Jun-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 10 am-4 pm
Nov-Dec: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

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