Lake Erie is a perfect vacation spot for families! This list of Lake Erie vacation ideas will help you plan your next Ohio vacation on the Lake!
The shores of Lake Erie have been a favorite vacation spot for our family time and time again! Ohio’s Vacationland is a comfortable driving distance from our home in Columbus, Ohio and there are plenty of fun things for families to do!
If you’re looking for an Ohio road trip that includes beaches, fun parks and playgrounds, gorgeous scenery, family-friendly entertainment and even some educational opportunities, look no further. This list of Lake Erie Vacation ideas will be a great starting place to spark inspiration for your next trip!
If the weather calls for indoor fun, check out the amazing indoor play area in Bellevue or spend a day at Castaway Bay! Geneva-on-the Lake is a cute lakeside town where you can swing through the trees on a Lake Erie Canopy Tour or enjoy food and games on The Strip along Lake Erie.
My family has enjoyed doing many of these things year after year! The beach at Vermilion is a place we ALWAYS visit when we go to Lake Erie! We always plan for lunch at Jolly Rogers in Port Clinton and we always take Miller Ferry to Put-in-Bay for a day of family-friendly fun! (Yes, Put-in-Bay CAN be family-friendly!)
7 Exciting Lake Erie Vacation Ideas for Families
Take a look at this list of family friendly Lake Erie vacation ideas and pick and choose activities that fit your family to plan your next Ohio vacation!
Many of the things on this list can be done within one vacation. In fact, ambitious families could potentially do a majority of these things in a full week vacation to Lake Erie!
Did you know that this western part of the Lake Erie shoreline is officially called Vacationland? That sounds like some place I want to be!
If you're looking for an affordable and close Ohio beach vacation, you can find a lot of things to do on the shores of Lake Erie! This post features some of the most popular (and some of our favorite) family-friendly attractions in and around Sandusky, Ohio:
Click the link for 15 things to do with your family in Sandusky, Ohio!
If you’re looking for a slow-paced and peaceful family vacation on the lake, make plans to visit Lakeside, Ohio, a perfectly picturesque town on Lake Erie where there is a little something for everyone in the family!
A daily pass is required to enter the Lakeside community which offers live entertainment, special speakers, a beach, outdoor pool, movie nights, a supervised playground and Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile!
Click the link to see just how beautiful Lakeside truly is!