Live, Work, Play – Lake Erie Shores and Islands
Nearly 9 million trips are made to our Lake Erie Shores & Islands region each year, making it one of the Midwest’s most popular destinations.
Wondering what to do with your day off?
Whether you prefer a laid back day at the beach, fishing with friends, bicycling around an island; Or a day filled with exciting thrills like roller coasters, waterslides, and parasailing, you don’t need to venture far from home. Erie County offers a coastal retreat with abundant recreational options to satisfy any number of interests.
Erie County is home to the world-renowned Cedar Point Amusement Park, consistently ranked the “Best Amusement Park in the World.” Outside the park, the County entices residents and travelers with its sandy white Lake Erie beaches, wineries, arts & culture institutions, stunning coastal trails and numerous refreshing water parks and hotels like Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, the Largest Indoor Waterpark in America.
With close proximity to the Cleveland, Toledo, and Akron/Canton Ohio metropolitan areas, Erie County residents also have access to a wealth of museums, professional and amateur sporting events and countless other organizations and activities, including:
- Playhouse Square (Cleveland)
- Toledo Museum of Art
- Toledo Zoo
- Cleveland Orchestra
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- Cleveland Sporting – Indians, Browns, Cavaliers
- Cleveland Symphony Orchestra
- Professional Football Hall of Fame