Think Lake County Blog

Things to do in Lake County, Ohio

October 1st, 2014

Take a Look at Lake County Ohio

As we approach our Annual Meeting on October 27th, it’s time to take a look at Lake County’s tourism impact. Today, we aren’t going to look at one attraction, one hotel, or one restaurant. We are going to look at Lake County as a whole and as a part of our rich Ohio community. Lake...   READ MORE

September 22nd, 2014

Dawn Redwood

Every mature tree represents a singular journey through time.  Wet years, dry years, storms, generations of birds, squirrels and pests…the impositions of human interaction and the endless struggle for a place in the sun…this journey is evident on every branch and within every ring.  Last week I was in Colorado and drove up to Mt...   READ MORE

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

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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