Indoor Winter Getaways at Ohio's
Lake Erie Shores & Islands
Lake Erie Shores & Islands News
Picking an Indoor Water Park
When the weather outside is frightful, many folks plan an indoor water park getaway to take advantage of toasty 80+ degree indoor temperatures, regardless of weather conditions. But how do you choose the right water park resort for your vacation? Allow us to introduce you to the indoor water park resorts of Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Want to know the inside scoop on staying at each resort?
Postcards from the Past
The city of Vermilion is known for its quaint downtown and lakeside charm. Now it is also known for its public art! Vermilion’s first public art installation, The Postcard Project, debuted in segments throughout 2019 and 2020 and is now available in its completion for public viewing. Featuring 15 mural-sized paintings of vintage postcards spread around the waterfront town, this trail is an ode to Vermilion’s heritage as a vacation destination.
Did you Know? Liberty Aviation Museum
Note: The Liberty Aviation Museum and Tin Goose Diner currently plans to reopen on February 5, 2021.

Did you know that there is a hidden gem located in the Shores & Islands region where you can grab a bite to eat, watch airplanes come and go, and see a World War II Bomber plane? It’s true! That place is Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, Ohio. So grab the entire family, especially the grandparents and kids, because there is something here for everyone to enjoy.
Virtual Boat Show
The 2021 Progressive Cleveland Boat Show & Fishing Expo is going virtual! The annual show takes place online January 15-24, 2021. Register today and enjoy, from the comfort of your home, safety and fishing seminars, live musical entertainment, live watercraft walkthroughs, special access to dealer events and activities, show registrant dealer discounts, and more. Registrants can also be entered for giveaways and drawings as part of the show. Save your spot today for free! Visit for more information.
Splash & Dine: Enter to Win Day Passes to Kalahari Resort and a Gift Card to Sortino's Italian Kitchen
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is open all winter long for you to enjoy 80-degree temperatures and a splashing good time! Day passes are available based on capacity. Guarantee your admission by purchasing your tickets online. Tickets are required for anyone age three and older and discounted spectator tickets are available, as well as military discounts with a valid military ID at check-in. Enjoy Ohio's largest indoor water park with such attractions as a wave pool, lazy river, water coaster, indoor/outdoor spas, and more!

The newest signature restaurant at Kalahari, Sortino's Italian Kitchen, is now open! Carrying on the Sortino family legacy from the popular downtown Sandusky legend, this new eatery offers Sicilian favorites, family-fare, and a delicious drink menu (including house-made Limoncello!)

Enter this month's giveaway for a chance to win four day passes for Kalahari Resorts & Convention's indoor water park, along with a $50 gift card to Sortino's Italian Kitchen inside the resort. One winner will be selected from all applicable entries on January 17, 2021. One entry per email address, please.