Put-in-Bay, located on South Bass Island, is a popular tourist destination on Ohio’s lakeshore of Lake Erie. The small island village has tons of unique things to do whether you’re a local or a nomadic tourist! You and your family can learn about the Battle of Lake Erie or just enjoy the unsalted version of island life! Put-in-Bay is a low key Great Lakes destination that’s calling your name!
Decades ago, Lake Erie was dying a slow death due to pollution. Partly for that reason, the city of Erie was also suffering economic issues. However, once officials stepped in to clean up Erie’s waterfront, industry leaders and tourists put Erie back on the map. Today, what used to be Dreary Erie is now a favorite Great Lakes coastal vacation destination. Now, Erie is a bright beacon welcoming visitors to experience all the cool waterfront attractions and fun things to do on the Presque Isle peninsula!
Mackinac Island is the crown jewel of Michigan and gem of Great Lakes where adventurers can enjoy tons of things to do on Mackinac Island any time of the year! Located on Michigan’s tip of the mitt on the Straits of Mackinac, visitors go to experience a different kind of island vibe.
Muskegon, Michigan is a beautiful vacation destination where you can enjoy 26 miles of sugar-sand beaches on the shores of Lake Michigan. It’s the perfect summer paradise for you and your family to enjoy the city’s lake port attractions, art and culture, history and outdoor adventures. In fact, there’s so many things to do in Muskegon that you’ll want to make this cool lake town a regular vacation destination!
The best time to visit the National Parks of the Great Lakes is in the summer months because of the region’s brutal winter climate. When late spring arrives, the Great Lakes National Parks on Lake Erie, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior awaken from a long winter’s nap and prepares for visitors like you to arrive to enjoy the unsalted life!