Posts Tagged ‘beaches’

Lake Erie’s Crystal Beach named among best beaches in the world

Lake Erie’s Crystal Beach ranks among the 50 best beaches in North America, and the top 400 beaches in the world, according to 1,000 travel professionals and the website Flightnetwork.com.  The Canadian beach, across the U.S. border from Buffalo, near Fort Erie, Ontario, ranks No. 39 in North America. The spot gets praise for “flawless white sand”…

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

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

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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7 Lake Erie beaches with lifeguards on duty

It’s June! And the beaches are open for swimming — even though the water is still chilly. RocktheLake collected a few area beaches with lifeguards. Take a look! Lakeview Park, Lorain: Lifeguards are on duty noon-6 p.m. Lakeview Park and Beach Huntington Beach, Bay Village: Lifeguards on duty 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, June 2-Sunday, Aug.…

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Edgewater Beach through the years: Remember when

Edgewater is the place to be during a Cleveland summer, whether you’re wading at the beach, fishing from the rocks or dancing at Edgewater Live. Cleveland bought the land that would become Edgewater Park in 1894. Today the park sits on more than 130 acres and boasts some 6,000 feet of shoreline. Read cleveland.com’s history of…

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