Want to fall asleep under the stars, listening to the waves on Lake Erie? What you need is a tent and a campground. And thankfully, we found 10 along the Ohio coast — including spots on Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island and Middle Bass Island. Check out 10 state parks and private campgrounds at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Now that the Cuyahoga is clean, it’s a destination for recreation. If you have your own kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard, here’s where to access the river at 16 public parks, from Geauga to Cleveland. If you don’t, we’ve got where to rent kayaks and canoes, learn how to row, or just take a cruise…

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Rent a kayak. Hunt for beach glass. Fish. We can all get our blue mind on this summer on Lake Erie, even if we don’t own a boat. See the full list of possibilities on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Life is better with live music. And summer is better with boat docks and Lake Erie sunsets and a drink in your hand. Whiskey Island Still & Eatery offers all of that, all summer long. The casual restaurant, with its sprawling patio and picnic tables just down the road from Edgewater Park, will host bands…

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Where do you love to boat on Lake Erie? Do you anchor at the beach? Grab a bite and a beer on a sunny patio in the Flats? Or cruise to the north shore for an international vacation? Whatever your style, we’ve got a destination. RocktheLake compiled 11 of our favorites. Check them out at…

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Lake Erie is freezing. Which means it’s time to start summertime dreaming. Last year, we compiled a list of Ohio restaurants where you could watch the waves while sipping a cold drink. This year, we’ve got the Canadian side of Lake Erie. Here’s a list of 11 waterfront restaurants in Ontario, to put on your…

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The Great Lakes Cruising Club was formed by a handful of yachtsmen in Chicago in 1934. Now it includes about 2,500 families – both sailors and powerboaters – who want to know the lay of port towns in both Canada and the United States.  See all the details at www.cleveland.com/rock-the-lake.   Share:

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Want to savor the end of summer with your sweetheart? The crowds on the beaches have cleared, with the impending start of school. The water is warm. And we have plenty of sunny September weekends to anticipate. So pack a bag and escape to the shores of Lake Erie, to a favorite haunt or a…

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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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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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