A Great Lake, Indeed: Lake Erie

Lake Erie

Photo Credit: Shoreislands.com

Each of the five Great Lakes are remarkable vacation destinations, offering over 95,000 square miles of fun for the whole family. In this slideshow, we're looking at Lake Erie.

  • Tall Timbers Campground
  • Hotel Breakers
  • Aquatic Visitors Center
  • Air1 Airboats

Getaway to Lake Erie 

The Great Lakes are a SHMOE...at least that's how our editor has remembered their names since 3rd grade. Together, Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Erie make up the largest body of fresh water on the planet. This time, we're exploring Lake Erie. This particular Great Lake is surrounded by almost 800 miles of shoreline and is home to 31 small islands (mostly on the western side), which means that the opportunities for fun are endless. Curious travelers should plan on staying and playing in Ohio, where they'll find amusement parks, water sports, landmarks, dining, and plenty of lodging choices from camp grounds to high-end hotels. Click through to learn what Ohio's Lake Erie region offers in terms of family vacation memories.

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