Featured Attractions

Lakeside Chautauqua

Located on the Marblehead Peninsula, halfway between Toledo and Cleveland, Lakeside provides opportunities for entertainment and recreation all summer long.

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Historic Ashtabula Harbor

A robust food scene home to over 8 chef-inspired and award winning restaurants, several boutique shops, art galleries, museums, beach and marinas. The Historic Harbor…

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Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

Rising from stones at the end of the Marblehead peninsula, the Marblehead lighthouse is one of the most photographed landmarks in Ohio. Built in 1821,…

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Sandusky Fish Co.

A small family restaurant only open for the season, the Sandusky Fish Co. has been voted best perch in Sandusky for years.  Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. through October. https://www.facebook.com/New-Sandusky-Fish-Company-284506720839/  

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Shooters on the Water

From signature salads and sandwiches to pastas, seafood and Black Angus steaks, Shooters’ American contemporary food aims to please every palate. The drink menu includes Shooters’ famous ice-cream, frozen, tropical and non-alcoholic concoctions, coffee creations, a full selection of scotches and a well-rounded wine and beer list. Shooters is famous for its panoramic waterfront setting…

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Sims Park Fishing Pier

The 33-acre park includes a fishing pier and pavilion. Website: coastal.ohiodnr.gov/cuyahoga/simspk

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South Bass Island Lighthouse

Tour the brick house and attached lighthouse at the southern tip of South Bass Island, overseen by Ohio Sea Grant. The lighthouse is open for free tours the second Saturday of every month during the tourist season, or by appointment for groups of 10 or more people. In 2018, the open dates are: June 9,…

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Stand Up Paddleboarding Cleveland

SUP CLE (Stand Up Paddleboarding Cleveland) offers stand up paddleboarding lessons, group SUP lessons, SUP Yoga, paddleboarding excursions, sunset paddles and paddelboard rental on the beach at Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park. www.supcleveland.com

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Steamship William G Mather Museum

Tour this restored 618-foot historic flagship and see what life was like on board a working Great Lakes freighter. Explore the 1925-built boat from stem to stern and see its huge cargo holds, brass and oak pilot house, elegant guest quarters and four-story engine room. Walk the decks and marvel at the “engineering firsts” that helped…

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Sunset Harbor Bar & Grille

Sunset Harbor is the only lakefront restaurant in Lake County. Enjoy indoor or outdoor dining and a full menu with a slant toward seafood. Plenty of special events on Lake Erie, as well. The Fairport Harbor restaurant is closed for the winter but expects to reopen in late April. http://www.sunsetharborgrille.com/

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The Boardwalk

Live music, events and happy hours abound at the Boardwalk in Put-in-Bay. The complex includes the Upper Deck, Clawdaddy’s Bar, the BurGEE Bar and more, including the Lobster Trap shop. http://the-boardwalk.com/

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The Keys

Every seat at The Keys has a view of Lake Erie, and the Jet Express ferry heading in and out of the Put-in-Bay harbor. The Florida-flair restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and has the only fire pit on South Bass Island. http://thekeyspib.com/

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The Rusty Anchor

The Rusty Anchor at the Music Box is Cleveland’s favorite fine dining restaurant located on the West Bank of the Flats. Located on the riverfront, patrons have access to some of the best views of the city. Whether you are sitting in the dining room or on the patio, you’ll be able to enjoy the lovely riverfront…

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