Beaches

You cast your votes, and here are the results — the best of Lake Erie in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Ontario, Michigan and the Lake Erie Islands.

Discover destinations to kick back, relax and enjoy the best that our Great Lake has to offer.

Kick off the holiday shopping season and relish in the return of the Great Lakes Beach Glass & Arts Festival in Erie, Pennsylvania.

What started as a hobby has turned into much more for Kelly Hand and her sunrise surf crew.

Inspired by the work of Dave Sandford, Evans took thousands of images over the course of several years to get the shot he wanted. 

Kick-back and relax in lakefront Michigan town.

As the weather heats up, western New York and Erie, Pennsylvania, promise an abundance of adventures without much windshield time, from chartering a boat to horseback riding, exploring the region’s dining scene and much more.

Award-winning beaches and waterfront dining barely break the surface of the bustling Ontario beach town.

Kick back and relax at this Ontario beach town.

Don't miss a beat at this New York beach town located in the heart of Lake Erie Wine Country.