Lake Erie has centuries of history behind and is a must-visit destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. There are all sorts of wilderness and beautiful landscapes surrounding it, which never grow old. Admiring the scenery of one of the many beaches of Erie Lake is a great way to spend time. If you plan to visit Put-in-Bay or other Lake Erie Islands, here are some of the popular beaches you may want to visit.
Maumee Bay State Beach
This beach is half-a-mile-long which features special entertainment, a large inflatable water slide, an inland lake for swimming, boat rentals, and beach volleyball. Besides, the park is famous for both tourists and locals.
Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park
A 20-acre park, a light, and a naval museum are on this familiar beach east of Cleveland and include picnic facilities, food stores, toilets, and canoe rentals. For your furry family member, there is a dog swimming area.
This T-shaped beach wooden platform stretching from the parking lot to Erie Lake has made the Fairport Harbor Lakeside Park open to the lake viewing area. There are banks and picnic tables along the boardwalk.
At South Bass Island State Park, Put-in-Bay’s largest public beach greets visitors, and the lovely shoreline beckons. There are stunning picnic tables, public restrooms, and pavilions. After swimming, you can head up the shore to a large playground. Note that there are Put-in-Bay hotels, resorts, and condos near the beach. So, choose an accommodation option that best suits your preferences.
The beach at Geneva State Park is unparalleled, though the entire estate park is gorgeous. Smooth sands and pictures of Ohio’s Lake Erie await you at this little-known beach.
Headlands Beach State Park
This stunning beach, Headlands Beach State Park, includes a mile-long sand beach that is extremely picturesque. This is also Ohio’s longest natural sand beach. In the distance, a lovely lighthouse has been standing there since the mid-1920s. This waterfront park also includes a 15-mile boardwalk trail. It’s brief, cute, and awesome.
Nickel plate beach
The Nickel plate beach is located in a small coastal town of Huron; besides the beach volleyball nets, you will get playground equipment for the young ones on the beach.
A nearby playground and picturesque views of the Ashtabula lighthouse are on one of the lesser-known beaches of Lake Erie. In this charming little cove, you’ll find fascinating rocks and driftwood.
Cedar Point Beach
Cedar Point was the first attraction more than 140 years ago that stretched for around one kilometer across Lake Erie, the beach, and its cooling breezes. Create a castle, play volleyball, or soak the heat. This beach is currently exclusively available for Cedar Point Resorts guests and is at guests’ disposal when the park is open.
Located just east of Sandusky in Marblehead, this park boasts one of Lake Erie’s most excellent beaches. Visitors from all over the state and beyond can find the 1500-foot stretch of white sand. It also includes a marina, picnic tables, a dealership, camping, and hiking routes.
East Harbor State Park has many waterfowl, shorebirds, and other species that can be found in the park’s wetlands for nature lovers.
Main Street Beach
Walk on this sandy beach with the observation deck, the concession stands, and the Lighthouse, and let the waters of Lake Erie splash on feet. There are neighborhood stores and restaurants. This beach has a chair, a parasol, and a mobile snack bar.
Following and obeying all the warnings before swimming is essential, regardless of which beach you select. Be alert to the varying weather conditions or anything that can make it unsafe to swim.
After a day of swimming, some relaxation and rest are due. Put-in-Bay golf carts, taxi, public bus, and train are some of the ways to get around in Put-in-Bay and most towns and cities in the region. Choose what best suites you to travel back to your hotel.