Lake Erie Shores & Islands
About Lake Erie Shores & Islands
The Lake Erie Shores & Islands located in Northern Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie just off the Ohio Turnpike, offers a memorable location for competitive sports as well as team building or fundraising events. The destination has more than 8,000 sleeping rooms and more than 615,000 square feet of traditional meeting space. Also, there are numerous entertainment options to enhance your event, including Cedar Point, the Lake Erie islands and four indoor waterpark resorts.
Lake Erie and numerous rivers provide refreshing natural venues for water-based sports. Multiple fishing tournaments are hosted each year. The area can host land-based events as well. Walking, running and cycling events can be routed through picturesque backroads and shorefronts. Gymnastics, dance and, bowling competitions are welcomed year-round, with indoor venues large enough to handle most group sizes. Or, make the most of both our land and lake, and find that the ideal location for triathlons is right here on Lake Erie.
Article | March 6, 2020
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Case study | February 2, 2018
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News | November 27, 2017
Sports Destination Management has announced the 2017 recipients of its highest honors, the Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>
Article | November 20, 2017
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Article | July 23, 2017
In June, almost 2,500 elite and age-group competitors from nearly every state and 12+ countries raced in the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Wisconsin. The... more >>
May 12, 2021
Teams are finding that the Shores & Islands region is an extraordinary year-round location to combine sports travel with a family vacation. more >>