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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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Lake Erie water levels are high. Why? And what does that mean?

By Laura Johnston | June 22, 2018

Lake Erie is high – more than 20 inches above normal this month. Which means boaters are struggling to climb up from their docks. And waves are destroying property as it erodes beaches and bluffs. The lake is still 7 inches short of the record high set in 1986. And it’s now about the same…

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Tour the William G. Mather, flagship of the Cleveland Cliffs fleet

By Laura Johnston | June 21, 2018

The 600-foot William G. Mather was once the biggest, grandest steamship in the Cleveland-Cliffs fleet, carrying 14,000 tons of iron ore from the shores of Lake Superior to the steel mills of Lake Erie. Now, the so-called “ship that built Cleveland” is docked in Cleveland’s North Coast Harbor, part of the Great Lakes Science Center…

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Where to find beach glass, rent a jet ski or eat on Lake Erie? We’ve got the lists

By Laura Johnston | June 20, 2018

Want to know where on Lake Erie you can try a dragon boat, find beach glass or eat with a view of the water? Us, too. Which is why RocktheLake created its Where To page. 9 Lake Erie festivals you won’t want to miss in summer 2018 Check it out for lists of: Beaches with…

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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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