Stay Overnight On Lake Erie

July 31, 2015
Stay Overnight on Lake Erie

Hotels, Resorts, Cottages and B&Bs on Lake Erie

Ah, summer. Listen to the waves crashing on the sandy beaches while seagulls keow overhead. Welcome to America's North Coast - Cleveland's Lake Erie.

As the warmest, shallowest and most biologically productive of all the Great Lakes, Lake Erie makes a rather relaxing setting for fishing, swimming, boating and some afternoon beaching. Then again, there's also kayaking, jet skiing, stand-up paddleboarding, sailing and, the unexpected activity, surfing.

No matter how you enjoy your version of Lake Erie, there's nothing better than resting your thinker at a lakefront hotel, resort or B&B. Because, really, what better way to catch some zzzz's than with Mother Nature's very own version of white noise?

Check out some of these favorite properties:

A Water's Edge Retreat (Kelleys Island, West): This three-story lakefront B&B features six rooms and unobstructed views of Lake Erie on all three sides of the Queen Anne Victorian-style home.

Cedar Point's Hotel Breakers (Sandusky, West): Recently reopened following a $50 million renovation, the amusement park's 1905-built, 511-room hotel sits along a glistening Lake Erie - complete with firepit, boardwalk, beach cabanas and two outdoor pools.

Cottages at The Water's Edge (Vermilion, West): Experience an old-school, unplugged vacation in one of these dainty next-to-the-lake cottages.

Kelleys Island Venture Resort (Kelleys Island, West): Situated on a laid-back Lake Erie Island, the Venture Resort offers a multitude of contemporary hotel rooms, outdoor pool, bikes to get around the island and Lake Erie views aplenty.

Lake Breeze Inn (Sheffield Lake, West): You won't get closer to the lake in this four-bedroom B&B on the west side of Cleveland. Take in the waterfront views from one of the many gazebos, balconies and patios.

Lakeland Lodges (Vermilion, West): This unique property includes quaint lakeside cottages that house between 2-4 people and a multi-room motel - all situated along a 300-foot sand beach.

Sawmill Creek Resort (Sandusky, West): This 240-room lodge-style resort features three restaurants, a marina, shops, pools, a lakefront sand beach, a 500-acre nature preserve and an 18-hole golf course.

The Lakehouse Inn & Winery (Geneva-on-the-Lake, East): Find paradise (complete with its own winery, day spa and restaurant) at this small inn, cozy cottages and beach house featuring contemporary décor and stunning Lake Erie views.

The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake (East): Situated on Lake Erie right in the heart of Northeast Ohio's wine country, the Lodge offers 109 rooms and suites with amenities like a restaurant, pool, bar and - our fave - a shuttle bus through wine country.

If you're still feeling the #LakeErieLove, head on over to our friends at Lake Erie Shores & Islands where you learn about vacationing on a resort-style island, in an action-packed vacation town and in quaint lakefront villages and communities.

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