Visitor Information

The Lake Erie Shores & Islands  Welcome Center is a great source for local places of interest.  They are located just north of SR 2 on Route 250, Sandusky.  Stop in for information, brochures, coupons, & more whenever you're in the Sandusky area!  Call 800-255-ERIE or visit their website at for additional tourism information, hotel accommodations, & much more!

Be sure to check out the Lake Erie Shores & Islands and the City of Sandusky sites for more great destination and activity ideas! 

 Area Tourist Attractions

There's so much to love in Ohio's Lake Erie Shores & Islands !  Whether you prefer lazy days at the beach, fishing with friends, and bicycling around the island, or a day filled with exciting thrills like roller coasters, waterslides, and parasailing, the Lake Erie Shores & Islands is the ideal destination.  It offers a coastal retreat with abundant recreational options to satisfy any number of interests.


Check out a few of the prospects below then visit the Lake Erie Shores & Islands website at for more details or additional ideas! The Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Center also has travel guides which can be mailed to you by request through their website or by calling 419-625-2984 or 800-255-3743.

Lake Erie Islands:


Kelleys Island

Middle Bass Island

Pelee Island

Waterparks/Water Entertainment:

Great Wolf Lodge


Castaway Bay

Monsoon Lagoon Water Park & Family Fun Center

Soak City

North Coast Parasail & Water Sports

Activity Parks/Entertainment:

African Safari Wildlife Park

Cedar Point Amusement Park/Resort

Challenge Park

Cedar Downs

Ghostly Manor

Lagoon Deer Park

Lyman Harbor


Firelands Winery

Matus Winery

D & D Smith Winery

Quarry Hill Winery

Hermes Vineyard & Winery

Vermilion Valley Vineyards

Museums/Sight Seeing:

Bellevue Heritage Museum

Castalia State Fish Hatchery

Crystal Traditions of Tiffin

Edison Birthplace

Cooke-Dorn House

Follett House Museum

Glacial Grooves

Hayes Presidential Center

Historic Lyme Village

Inscription Rock, Kelleys Island

Mad River & NKP Railroad Society Museum

Maritime Museum of Sandusky

Merry-Go-Round Museum

Milan Historical Museum

Ohio Veteran's Home Museum

Seneca Caverns