Last Blast of Summer in
Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands
Shores & Islands News
10 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat
“Is it hot enough for you?” – says just about everyone. This is the time of year when friendly small-talk turns to the heat index and humidity. Some people live for the mega-warmth of late summer. Others consider air-conditioning their best friend. If you are in the latter group, Lake Erie Shores & Islands has ten fun ways to keep you cool when it's hot outside.
Lake Erie Like a Local: Brooke Gammie
Our latest guest blog post is provided by Brooke Gammie, local mom of three and third-generation farmer at Quarry Hill Orchards in Berlin Heights. Brooke shares about her family, their farm operation, and enjoying her own brand of #LakeErieLove. Find out why their family motto is "work hard, play hard."  Read More
Kelleys Island
On Tuesdays this summer, we are exploring the great cities and towns that make up Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands for #TravelTuesday. Don't miss our posts-to-date; so far we have visited Vermilion, Middle Bass Island, Lakeside Chautauqua, Milan, Kelleys Island, Huron, Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island, and Bay View/Castalia. Learn what we did on one day in Kelleys Island! is New and Totally Cool!
Have you visited our website lately? If not, you've got to get over there and check it out! A completely revamped website features more local events and fun local stories, as well as advanced search features. Soon, we'll debut great new video content and live web cams!
WIN! Family 4-Pack to Cedar Point!
The Roller Coaster Capital of the World, Cedar Point Amusement Park, just announced 2018 plans including Steel Vengeance, the world's first and only "hyper-hybrid" record-breaking roller coaster!

There's still plenty of time to check out the park in 2017, including the all-new Cedar Point Shores Waterpark. Don't miss Cedar Point's "Last Blast of Summer and Food Truck Festival," August 21-September 4. Bring the family out for one last blast of thrills before the kids are off to school! Take on 70 amazing rides and spectacular shows, or tempt your taste buds each weekend with delicious food from Ohio and Michigan food trucks competing for first place in taste!

Lake Erie Shores & Islands wants to help send you there. Enter this month's contest for a chance to win a family four-pack of tickets, good for the rest of the 2017 season.

Check out Steel Vengeance,
all new at Cedar Point in 2018!
Upcoming Events
Bash on the Bay
Country Music Fest
featuring Toby Keith
August 31
59th Annual
Milan Melon Festival
September 2 - 4
Sharing the Lake Erie Love
Win When You're Spotted with a Window Cling 

Do you love Lake Erie Shores & Islands? Show it by displaying a Lake Erie Love window decal on your home, auto, or business. If spotted during random street searches you could win Lake Erie Love swag items, attraction tickets, or other promotional items! Get your free decal at the Lake Erie Shores & Islands welcome centers located on US 250 in Sandusky and SR 53 in Port Clinton. 
If you're documenting your Shores & Islands experience on social media, please use the hashtag #LakeErieLove so that we can share your posts, Tweets, and Instagram photos!