Think Lake County Blog

Things to do in Lake County, Ohio

September 19th, 2014

Animal Life at the Lighthouse

Like many old houses, Fairport Harbor West Lighthouse sees its share of critters. Fortunately, with a limited food supply over the last 50 or so years, no mice or rats have been spotted on premises.  But there certainly is a plethora of spiders and other bugs that like to weave webs or build their homes...   READ MORE

September 10th, 2014

Don’t Let Anyone Tell You Where Your Mind Can’t Travel

Imagine if someone told you that you couldn’t visit Mentor Marsh or Squire’s Castle or Fairport Harbor Beach. What sort of beauty would you be missing? What memories would you be denied? Books are travelogues for the mind. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn took us down the Mississippi. 1984 transported us to a dystopia where...   READ MORE

September 8th, 2014

New Place to Perch

In the northeast corner of Lake County adjacent to the Grand River and nestled in the current communities of Fairport Harbor and Painesville Township was a large tract of Lake Erie property.  This tract was acquired by Samuel H. Huntington in 1807 when he traded 300 acres of land in Cleveland for it.  Our third...   READ MORE

Lake County Scenes
September 2nd, 2014

September Coastal Gazette

In This Issue: Member Spotlight on Retroland Toys, Clarity and Abundance in the Creeks of Lake County and many more arts, food and outdoor events......   READ MORE

August 26th, 2014

Lake County offers 27 Lake Erie access points

Lake County, Ohio has 27 Lake Erie access points. 27! We also have 31 miles of coast, 8 of those miles publicly accessible. So, where should you go for the best experience on Lake Erie? That’s a really hard decision. Do you want to check out Ohio’s longest Lake Erie beach? Maybe you’d rather support...   READ MORE

August 20th, 2014

Fairport Family Restaurant

Last month, while running all over Lake County taking photos for the Lake County Visitors Bureau’s InstaTour, my gang stopped for dinner at Fairport Family Restaurant.  This diner-style restaurant is conveniently located just up the hill from Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach and diagonally across the street from the Marine Museum and Lighthouse. We were...   READ MORE

August 15th, 2014

Cleveland Scene brings Pig and Whiskey to Lake County

Cleveland Scene is bringing national music artist, Uncle Kracker, to downtown Willoughby – FOR FREE! Did we also mention that there will be over 50 whiskeys to try, mouth-watering meats, a Cleveland Cocktail Corner, and the Cleveland Browns in attendance?  Whoa. This Labor Day weekend is the inaugural “Pig & Whiskey” event on Saturday, August...   READ MORE