Linwood Park

Linwood Park Company was formed in 1883, by a group of Germans inspired by 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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Hotel Lakeside Cafe

Hotel Lakeside was built in 1873. The hotel cafe in the gated village offers family…

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Chez Francois

A special event French restaurant on the Vermilion River, Chez Francois is an experience famous…

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The Boardwalk

Live music, events and happy hours abound at the Boardwalk in Put-in-Bay. The complex includes…

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The Keys

Every seat at The Keys has a view of Lake Erie, and the Jet Express…

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Sandusky Fish Co.

A small family restaurant only open for the season, the Sandusky Fish Co. has been…

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Sandusky Dockside

Sandusky Dockside is one of Sandusky’s most popular, on the dock in Sandusky Bay. The…

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Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

Rising from stones at the end of the Marblehead peninsula, the Marblehead lighthouse is one…

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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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Third Thursdays

The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce hosts 30 live music stations — from Neil Young cover…

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Hot Diggity Dog

Spend some quality time with your pup at Main Street Vermilion’s first-ever Hot Diggity Dog…

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Stone Lab open house

  Tour Stone Laboratory on the 6-acre Gibraltar Island, with a free boat ride there…

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Dancing at the Docks

Dancing at the Docks, hosted by the Vermilion Port Authority, is filled with music, friendship…

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Perry’s Victory Triathlon and Family Races

Pick a race: sprint triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, family fun run and a 5k run/walk.…

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Third Thursdays

The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce hosts 30 live music stations — from Neil Young cover…

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Lakeside Symphony Candlelight Showcase

Ticket holders will enjoy a unique evening home tour through the streets of Lakeside with…

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Vermilion Beach Market

The second annual Vermilion Beach Market at Sherod Park is a chance to shop by…

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Lakeside Tour of Cottages

Tour darling cottages of Lakeside Chautauqua in the 62nd tour of cottages. The tour will…

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Lakeside Triathlon

Race a sprint triathlon, or put together a relay team for the event throughout the…

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FEATURED

19 Cleveland teenagers sail from Milwaukee to Cleveland on a Tall Ship

By Laura Johnston | July 3, 2018

For six days, 19 Northeast Ohio teenagers sail on a Tall Ship, from Milwaukee to Cleveland, learning teamwork and gaining confidence. The Rotary Club of Cleveland has been sponsoring the trip, called Project YESS, and selecting the students  since 2010, when the first Tall Ship Festival came to Cleveland. “The main goal is not to…

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Spend your summer at Cedar Point: Lake Erie House of the Week

By Laura Johnston | July 2, 2018

Spend the summer at Cedar Point in this 4,000-square-foot $1.2 million home, with a front yard overlooking Lake Erie and a backyard on Sandusky Bay. So you can watch both the sunrise and sunset without leaving home. The six-bedroom, four full-bathroom house was built in 1984 and overhauled in 2006. It features a wood-burning fireplace…

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What to do on the 4th of July on Lake Erie

By Laura Johnston | June 28, 2018

July 4 is Wednesday — which makes it hard to take a long weekend and get out of town for Independence Day. But you can feel like you’re on vacation when you celebrate America’s birthday on Lake Erie. Looking for some nautical spots to watch the fireworks? Or maybe a red, white and blue parade?…

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Ohio awarded $215,000 in U.S. EPA beach grants

By Laura Johnston | June 27, 2018

The U.S. EPA is awarding Ohio $215,000 in grants to protect the public at Lake Erie beaches this year, the EPA announced Wednesday. The grant will be used to help inform beachgoers about water quality so they can better enjoy Ohio’s beautiful beaches this summer without any worry, said EPA Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp.…

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Bay Village, Rocky River rank among America’s best beach towns to live in

By Laura Johnston | June 27, 2018

Source: WalletHub   Dreaming of living by the beach? Yeah, me too. Which is why my family moved to Rocky River. I love searching for beach glass on a Saturday morning, while my dog splashes and shakes on the beach. I love paddling my kids on a stand-up paddleboard, watching the boats cruise in and…

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