Destination Rides

The Lake Erie Shores and Islands - Welcome Center is a great source for local places of interest. They are located on Route 250, just past the Great Wolf Lodge. Stop in for information, brochures, coupons & more whenever you're in the Sandusky area! Call 800-255-ERIE or visit their website at www.shoresandislands.com for additional tourism information, hotel accommodations, & much more!


EMAIL: info@ohiobikeweek.com

For Rally Information Contact:

Ohio Bike Week - Headquarters

5316 Milan Rd. - REAR SUITE B

Sandusky, OH 44870

419-502-0022 

If you're here for the rally, stop by our booth at Mad River Harley-DAvidson and we can provide you with a great assortment of ride destinations for day trips & more!

Marblehead Lake Erie Circle Tour - Marblehead Lighthouse, Old Confederate Cemetary, shops, restaurants, & pubs.

 

Kelleys Island - Glacial grooves, shops, restaurants, & pubs.

Cedar Point - World famous amusement park with roller coasters, water park, beaches, & more along Lake Erie.

Museum Tour - Maritime Museum, Vermilion; Maritime Museum, Sandusky; Carousel Museum, Sandusky; Mad River Train Museum, Bellevue.

Lighthouse Tour - Marblehead Lighthouse, Vermilion Lighthouse, & Lorain Lighthouse.

Winery Tour Run - D & D Smith and Matus Winery, Vermilion Valley Vineyards, Quarry Hill, Paper Moon Vineyards showcase some of the area finest local vineyards..!

 

Amish Country - Scenic riding, shopping, & restaurants.

 

Mohican State Park-Loudonville, OH - Explore the State Park, scenic overlooks, canoeing, camping & great twisty roads.

 

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - Cleveland, OH - Historical rock & roll memorabilia. Occasional live music. Located along the shores of Lake Erie.

Motorcycle Hall of Fame - Columbus, OH - See vintage motorcycles of all makes & models on display. Learn about those who have had profound contributions to the sport you love.

Pro Football Hall of Fame - Canton, OH - A must see for all hard core football fans! Easy to find, just North of Canton next to I-77.

ADDITIONAL DESTINATION RIDE IDEAS:

MAPS FOR THESE ROUTES MAY NOT BE READILY AVAILABLE; MAD RIVER HARLEY-DAVIDSON OR THE VISITOR'S BUREAU CAN HELP YOU FIND THE ROUTES IF YOU'D LIKE TO TAKE THESE RIDES!

 

(Approximated distances are referenced from corner of SR 2 & Route 250 in Sandusky. Some destinations may require a fee for admission.)

TONY PACKOS FAMOUS RESTAURANT

Toledo, OH (1.25 Hours) Famous Hungarian hot dogs and more. Made known by "Klinger" on "MASH."

GENEVA ON THE LAKE

East of Cleveland, OH (1.5 Hours) Old fashioned lake front town that time passed by. Biker friendly. Lots of sights and smells. Fun for the whole family, also a great trip for adults.

SORROWFUL MOTHER SHRINE

South of Bellevue, OH (.5 Hour) Oldest Marion Shrine in the Midwest. World famous religious destination. Peaceful & serene place of reflection. Daily masses.

DETROIT & WINDSOR, CANADA - CASINOS

Canada (2.5 Hours) Try your luck...Hit the tables or play some slots! East of Detroit, Michigan just across the Canada border. Bring passport/identification to cross the border and return back.

MAD RIVER TRAIN MUSEUM

Bellevue, OH (.5 Hour) A must for the train enthusiast! See the giant iron locomotive that make this country great and tour the various passenger cars. Gift shop available.

MARBLEHEAD LIGHTHOUSE

Marblehead, OH (.5 Hour) Scenic lake side views of the oldest operational lighthouse on the Great Lakes.

MARITIME MUSEUM

Vermilion, OH (.75 Hour) See artifacts from various ships and vessels that once plied the Great Lakes. Some items from the Edmund Fitzgerald and much more! Located along the downtown beach. Shopping, park areas, and many restaurants only a short walk or ride away.

STATE ROUTE 60 RUN

US 250 to SR 60 South (4-5 Hours) Take this nice, twisty ride along the scenic Muskingum River to the historical river town of Marietta, Ohio.

AROUND THE LAKE TOUR

(2-Day Average) Ride around Lake Erie. Stop to see Niagara Falls & hit the casino's in Windsor, Canada! Fun ride with lots of sightseeing opportunities!

MARBLEHEAD LAKE ERIE CIRCLE TOUR

(Approx. 1.25 Hours with No Stops) Starts at the 1st exit after the causeway, winds through Lakeside & Marblehead, Ohio returning to Route 2. See the old Confederate Cemetery, Marblehead Lighthouse and more on this scenic ride.