Cedar Point is a 364 acre amusement park located in Sandusky, Ohio on a narrow peninsula jutting into Lake Erie. Cedar Point is the only amusement park with four roller coasters that are taller than 200 feet. As of 2010, Cedar Point has more rides (75) than any other amusement park. It also has a mile-long white sand beach, an outdoor water park (Soak City), an indoor waterpark and hotel (Castaway Bay), two marinas, several hotels, and Challenge Park, which features attractions such as go-karts, miniature golf, Ripcord and Skyscraper. Known as "America's Roller Coast", Cedar Point has been deemed "Best Amusement Park in the World" by Amusement Today for the past thirteen years. Read More at cedarpoint.com
Put-in-Bay is a small summer resort vacation destination located on South Bass Island in Lake Erie's shallow western basin. Put in Bay has been a summer resort since the mid 1800's, thrived during the turn of the last century during the Victorian era when thousands of visitors disembarked from a half dozen different steam ships that anchored here. Put-in-Bay has not lost its appeal over the past 160 years and more than 750,000 visitors discover something to celebrate each year when they spend a day, weekend, week or more at Put in Bay, Ohio.
There really is something here for everyone--history, fun activities for the kids, live entertainment, lots of shopping and a fun and relaxing atmosphere where everyone is on "island time". Put-in-Bay offers those interested in local, Ohio and American history a well spring of places to see and things to discover. Put in Bay is home to Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, built as a symbol of the lasting peace between the United States, Great Britain and our northern neighbor Canada. Built in cooperation of nine states, the memorial opened to the public in 1915 and became part of the National Park system in 1936. Read More at visitputinbay.com
Middle Bass Island
Middle Bass Island is an island of the U.S. state of Ohio, located in Lake Erie. A small town, Middle Bass, lies on the island. The 805-acre island is shaped like the Big Dipper and is one of three Bass Islands located at the center of a group of 23 smaller islands. Some of its more famous neighbors are South Bass Island, with the town of Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island, and Pelee Island. The island has a year-round population of 95 residents. Seasonal population surges to near 1,500 residents during the summer. Read More
Kelleys Island is the largest US island in the western basin of Lake Erie, the Walleye Fishing Capital of the world. With a landmass of twenty-eight hundred acres and an eighteen-mile shoreline, the island has a lot to offer. There are a variety of seasonal activities and events, places to explore, and a rich cultural and natural history to discover -- something for everyone! Kelleys Island is three and one half miles north of Marblehead Peninsula. Most arrive by the Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line located on State Route 163 in Marblehead, Ohio. You can bring your car or bicycle on the ferry or, once you arrive on the island, rent a golf cart or bicycle. However, the island is also accessible by airplane and private boat. Island marinas accommodate visiting boaters. Read More at kelleysislandchamber.com
East Harbor State Park
Located on the shores of Lake Erie, East Harbor State Park has unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation. Boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking and camping are popular while nature enthusiasts will enjoy the abundance of waterfowl, shorebirds and other species of wildlife found in the park's scenic wetlands. Read More at eastharborstatepark.org
Why Most People Choose The Jet Express…… Best Value!: The Jet Express charges the lowest fares per mile…giving you more ride for your $$$, and the best value for your travel dollar! Fun!: High-Speed Water-Jets! Speeds up to 40 mph, take you further…faster! Scenic Cruises with a Narrated Tour (chance to view all 12 U.S. islands plus several Canadian islands) all included in your trip to Put-in-Bay and Kelleys island! Extra Late-Night Service…when things heat up, you don’t need to hurry home! Read More at jet-express.com
Miller FerryMiller Ferries - the Most Popular Way to Cruise to the Islands Features: The lowest fares, The only passenger/vehicle ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass, Trip to Put-in-Bay in under 20 minutes, Free parking, Directions and Coupons, Just 25 minutes west of Cedar Point, Kalahari and Great Wolf Read More at millerferry.com
10 Best Places to Live Cheaply
Sandusky, Ohio, is a city with million-dollar water views and a whole lot of $100,000 houses. With a median family income of $64,000 and median home-selling price of $76,000, this city on Lake Erie, midway between Cleveland and Toledo, could be the most affordable housing market in the country. Throw in highly rated schools and a low crime rate, and Sandusky tops the 2011 Forbes list of America's best cheap cities. To produce the list, we started with the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Affordability Index, where Sandusky ranked sixth behind such cities as Kokomo, Ind., Elkhart, Ind., and Springfield, Ohio. Then we screened for the things homebuyers want to go along with a cheap house: low cost of living, from Moody's Economy.com; low violent crime rate, from the FBI; low unemployment rate, from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics; and school quality, from GreatSchools. Read More at msn.com
100 Things that Make Cleveland the Best
LeBron is gone.
It's no reason to hang our heads. We can still love Greater Cleveland. A friend says you can set your watch to rush hour here. As opposed to Southern California, where hours are needed to measure how long it will take to get some place. Or New York City, where a packed subway ride in the heat of summer somehow seems to increase the cranky quotient of commuters. A colleague says our region's motto should be "cheap and easy" because it's relatively inexpensive and easy to get around. It's hard to argue with that. Read More at Cleveland.com
A Second 100 Reasons Why We Still Love Cleveland earlier this month, after what's-his-name chose to sign with the Miami Heat, The Plain Dealer listed "100 reasons we still love Cleveland." Readers reacted in one of three ways:
"How could you forgot [insert great thing about Cleveland]?!"
So here we are, with a list of another 100 reasons we love Cleveland and its environs. This one includes many suggestions from readers and from the suddenly loud contingent of local librarians (see No. 1). Read More at Cleveland.com
Toledo, Ohio Attractions
The Toledo Zoo, located in the old South End neighborhood of Toledo, is rated as one of the ten best in the country., Highlights include the Hippoquarium, The Primate Forest, African Savanna, Arctic Encounter and a Children’s Zoo.
Toledo Museum of Art.
Located on Monroe St, the museum features a world-renowned glass exhibit as well as some of the most famous paintings, prints, sculptures, and furniture in the world. From mummies to Matisse, a visit to the museum will thrill and excite the artist in you. Admission is free at all times! Read More at Toledo.com
Ohio Visitor's Bureau
Ohio Visitor Bureau LogoHome to the world's biggest roller coaster, Northwest Ohio has plenty of other ways to get the heart pumping, too. Explore train, plane and auto museums or some of Ohio’s cool old forts. Hop a ferry for a Lake Erie Island adventure. There’s no such thing as a dull day in Northwest Ohio. Read More at discoverohio.com
Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce
Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce Planning a vacation to the beautiful shores of Lake Erie?
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Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce
Put in Bay Chamber of Commerce Fun Activities for Everyone
Put-in-Bay is a small summer resort vacation destination located on South Bass Island in Lake Erie's shallow western basin. Put in Bay has been a summer resort since the mid 1800's, thrived during the turn of the last century during the Victorian era when thousands of visitors disembarked from a half dozen different steam ships that anchored here. Read More at visitputinbay.com
Kelleys Chamber of Commerce
Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce Kelleys Island is the largest U.S. Island in the western basin of Lake Erie and considered the Walleye Fishing Destination of the world. With a landmass of twenty-eight hundred acres and an eighteen-mile shoreline, the island has a lot to offer. There are a variety of seasonal activities and events, places to explore, and a rich cultural and natural history to discover -- something for everyone! Read More at kelleysislandchamber.com