Birding In Shores & Islands Ohio
Welcome to the Warbler Capital of the World! From Magee Marsh to Old Woman Creek, you'll discover so many reasons to spend another day in Shores & Islands Ohio, one of the nation's best areas for birding.
Discounts are available for birders visiting the Shores & Islands Ohio area. Head over to the Shore Savings to check them out. Don't forget to get your Shores & Islands Ohio 2023 Play + Stay Travel Guide to plan a vacation, weekend getaway or mini-break to Sandusky, Cedar Point, Port Clinton, Put-in-Bay, or Kelleys Island – some of the best vacation spots in Ohio. It includes travel tips, Lake Erie tourist attractions, a map, and our Shore Savings Card for discounts offered throughout our region. We'd Lake Erie Love to see you!
Biggest Week in American Birding
The Warbler Capital of the World
The schedule for the 2023 Biggest Week In American Birding has posted! The 10-day event will feature a great array of identification, conservation, and birding workshops along with other great programs, field trips, outings, and more!
Check out our detailed guide to the area's best locations for birding!
Birding Hot Spots
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A Short History of The Great Black Swamp in the Shores & Islands Ohio Region
Part of our Time Traveler Series Did you know that your Gin and Tonic has a connection to Shores & Islands Ohio? The quinine in tonic was essential to survival in the early days of European settlement in the… Learn More
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Like a Local: Nikolai Blumensaadt, Ørchard Bar & Table and Ørchard Farm Stand
Part of the Shores & Islands Ohio Like a Local series - Meet Nikolai Blumensaadt, owner S&IO: Tell us about your business. Nikolai: My family and I have proudly owned and operated our business since 2014. My… Learn More
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The Big Ditch: Ohio and Milan Canal History
Part of our Time Traveler Series On June 29, 1956, President Eisenhower signed a bill establishing the interstate highway system. But before modern-day interstate systems, natural features such as rivers, along with… Learn More
Need a break or to recharge from the day?
Check out some of many events in the area, and stop in to one our many locations for some great food or a place to spend the night.
Places To Stay
Planning your Lake Erie vacation has never been easier. With hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, campgrounds, rentals and more, you'll find the perfect…
Enjoy delicious, authentic cuisine and local favorites at our countless foodie destinations.
Discover all the exciting local events happening during your next trip to Shores & Islands Ohio.
Explore our wineries and sip never-ending varieties of wine, from award-winning merlots to small batch fruit wines. Cheers!
Need more information Biggest Week in Birding?
Visit the Biggest Week in American Birding site for information including dates, events, ways to volunteer, or how to donate.