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Wine and Walleye Festival

Come join us on Bridge Street, the street awarded as America’s Main Street winner for…

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10th Annual Beach Glass Festival

At the 10th Annual Beach Glass Festival, nearly 100 vendors and artisans take to the…

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Share the River Ramble

Hosted by Share the River on the anniversary of the 1969 Cuyahoga River fire, the…

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Maumee Bay State Park

Maumee Bay State Park offers 1,336 acres of a unique natural environment created by the…

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Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial

Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is a 52-foot Doric column built in 1915 to…

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Lake Erie Bluffs

Climb a 50-foot observation tower at Lake Metroparks and see all the way to Cleveland.…

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Summer Solstice Sunset contest! Send us your photos

By Laura Johnston | June 19, 2018

It’s sunset season! We’re celebrating the summer solstice — the longest, lightest day of the year — with our RocktheLake’s first-ever Summer Solstice Sunset contest. (Remember the boat name contest we held in December?) We want to see your best photos of sunsets on Lake Erie! We’ll publish our favorites on RocktheLake’s Facebook, Instagram and…

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What to do with kids on Kelleys Island

By Laura Johnston | June 19, 2018

Bring your bikes to Kelleys Island. The largest of Ohio’s Lake Erie islands, Kelleys offers 30 miles of winding, open roads to cruise. So you can check out the glacial grooves, state park and hiking trails at your leisure. Don’t do what I did: make your kids scooter 3.6 miles from the Kelleys Island Ferry…

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All you need to know for a summer family adventure at Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island

By Laura Johnston | June 18, 2018

The 20-somethings can have downtown Put-in-Bay, with its tiki bars and pool party bacchanalia. Families can claim the rest of South Bass Island as an idyllic summer adventure. The most populated of Ohio’s Lake Erie Islands, South Bass is a sundae of Americana, with a cherry on top. We’re talking three generations sharing a golf…

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Watch the first sail race of Cleveland Race Week

By Laura Johnston | June 15, 2018

The sailboats rounded the neon marker, throwing up bright-patterned spinnakers and heading downwind. Eighteen Tartan 10s, competing in the Lake Erie Championship, the first race of Cleveland Race Week 2018. Edgewater Yacht Club hosts the regatta every year, nine days of races, parties and camaraderie among a tight-knit sailing community. Over the first three days…

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Know why the Lorain lighthouse leans? A ship hit it. See where on a tour

By Laura Johnston | June 15, 2018

The Lorain lighthouse tilts 7 degrees to the east. That’s because in 1969, a Canadian freighter struck the concrete base. You can see the jagged crack when you tour the light, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. You can also see the old water cistern in the basement, the original steel doors on…

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