Student Fun Ideas
Shores & Islands Ohio welcomes student groups to learn and play. Add a fun activity to the itinerary! Students will create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether it is a senior trip or a reward for a year well done, the Shores & Islands Ohio groups team is here to help!
Areas to explore:
The Erie Social Shuffleboard Club & Bar
5686 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163), Marblehead
Six full shuffleboard courts, two tabletop shuffleboards, dartboards, and other fun games for all ages. Will host private events with advanced notice, call for details.
267 Lightner Rd. (off SR 163), Port Clinton
Feed giraffes, zebras, bison, and more from your vehicle. Visit the Walk-Thru Safari to see more exotic wildlife and educational programs. Visit the gift shop, snack bar, and ice cream shop.
280 S.E. Catawba Rd. (SR 53), Port Clinton
Enjoy go-karts, bumper boats, gemstone and fossil mining, and Lighthouse Links Miniature Golf Course with 18-holes of family fun. On-site restaurant and shelter available for rent.
311 Buckeye Blvd., Port Clinton
Bowling and entertainment center offering automatic scoring, bumpers, handicapped ramps, full-service pro shop, arcade, laser tag, and full-service bar and pizza.
160 Delaware Ave., Put-in-Bay
One of the country’s oldest original carousels, built in 1917 with original wooden horses and “Petey the Perch.”
979 Catawba Ave., Put-in-Bay
Enjoy a descent into Perry’s Cave, view butterflies in the Butterfly House, take part in gemstone mining, find the exit in Fort aMaze’n, and play a round a miniature golf at War of 18 Holes.
1 Cedar Point Dr., Sandusky
Cedar Point is A Place Like No Other™. Cedar Point is home to 71 rides, including exhilarating roller coasters like Steel Vengeance® and Millennium Force®, events and festivals, spectacular live shows, and diverse overnight accommodations. In 2023, the park introduces The Boardwalk – a modern-day take on Cedar Point’s lakeside experience of the past. The new Wild Mouse spinning family coaster, Cedar Point’s Grand Pavilion dining venue, and roaming entertainment are all waiting for families to explore.
220 E. Water St., Sandusky
A large indoor sports bar featuring state-of-the-art golf simulators/multi-sport simulated games from dodgeball, to football, baseball, and more. Rental space available for groups.
3319 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
An indoor multi-attraction family entertainment center. Features bounce houses, arcade, virtual reality, haunted house, roller skating, play area, mini golf, motion theater, laser maze, and an escape room.
at Jackson St. Pier, 109 W. Shoreline Dr., Sandusky
Enjoy a relaxing cruise on Lake Erie aboard the Goodtime I. Offering a variety of cruises to Kelleys Island and Put-in-Bay; as well as dinner, sunset, and party cruises on Lake Erie.
3020 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
Miniature golf, bumper boats, Radical Raceway, and The Big Track. Round out your fun in the air-conditioned arcade. Attractions sold separately or purchase a discounted Do-All-Deal.
7000 Kalahari Dr. (off US 250), Sandusky
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is the Midwest’s largest indoor water park and the area’s largest convention center. Featuring an exciting mix of rides, slides, and adventures, it’s an incredible time for the whole family. From the amazing indoor and outdoor water park to the thrilling Safari Outdoor Adventure Park, there is an array of attractions for guests of all ages. Plus, with amenities such as Spa Kalahari and Salon, exceptional dining options, and other amenities like The Big Game Room, which is equipped with a mega-arcade, escape rooms, virtual reality, laser tag, mini-bowling, and much more, Kalahari goes beyond your expectations.
1502 Martins Point Rd. (SR 269), Sandusky
Walk-thru petting zoo with over 200 animals, gift shop, and stocked fishing lakes. More than 75 babies are born each year.