Looking for some truly unique Lake Erie Shores & Islands experiences? From thrilling adventures to mouth-watering food and drinks, we’ve got the perfect trail for an afternoon of exploring.
Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands has a number of great outdoor activities which can be enjoyed anytime of the year. Enjoy a self-guided driving tour of area landmarks, historic buildings, and monuments and learn a bit about the unique history of the region.
Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail
As if Lake Erie were not scenic enough, the 293-mile Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Scenic Byway offers travelers beaches, state parks, preserves, lighthouses, vacation islands, quaint villages and big cities. This byway offers shopping, fishing, birding, biking, boating, camping, touring and exploring, truly a scenic byway with something for everyone. Historians will enjoy the rich maritime history tours while recreation boaters never run out of things to do. A trip to Lake Erie Coastal Ohio can last all day or all week.
Lake Erie Islands Water Trails
Grab a paddle and head to Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands for a truly unique trail experience. The Lake Erie Islands Water Trails are designed for kayakers to enjoy the area and to promote recreation and nature around the region.
Lake Erie Shores & Islands Cheers Trail
Make the Cheers Trail part of your Lake Erie Shores & Islands experience. Simply start by visiting one of the Lake Erie Shores & Islands welcome centers or any of the locations listed on the Cheers Trail. Pick up a brochure and present it at each location to receive a sticker. After you visit six or more locations you will receive a free stemless wine or pint glass! If you visit 12 or more locations you will receive a bottle opener! If you finish the trail and visit all 19 locations, you will be entered into a drawing for a Lake Erie Shores & Islands getaway! We will draw for the getaway annually on or about March 31st, from all of the entries received to date.
Lake Erie Shores & Islands Trail of Terror
You know the feeling. It’s dark out, it’s quiet, and you feel like someone is watching you – a chill runs down your spine. You look around but don’t see anyone. Then suddenly, without warning, your greatest fears come to life as a roaming zombie or monster jumps out in front of you scaring you to your soul. If that sounds like fun to you, then the Lake Erie Shores & Islands Trail of Terror is just for you.
Kids Love Put-in-Bay Trail
South Bass Island, or Put-in-Bay, in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands, is the perfect place for a family getaway. You may be asking yourself though, how many kid-friendly activities and attractions can there be on one island? The answer: plenty! In fact, it’s tough to decide what to do next with so many options available. To help you out, we’ve narrowed it down to the top things to do for kids of all ages visiting Put-in-Bay and wrapped it into one easy-to-follow trail.
Lake Erie Shores & Islands Thrills Trail
If you are looking for non-stop action and thrilling experiences, then the Shores & Islands Thrills Trail is perfect for you! From towering heights to exhilarating speeds, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most extreme thrills the region has to offer. The question is, are you up to the challenge?
Put-in-Bay Foodie Trail
This is one trail that is sure to get your mouth watering. Whether your taste buds are craving Mexican, French, Italian, Irish or some truly-American dishes like Texas barbecue or New Orleans French Quarter Jambalaya, there is something for everyone on the Put-in-Bay Foodie Trail.