Nature & Outdoor Excursions

Discover more than a dozen ways to beat the seasonal blues and take advantage of the region’s variety of indoor and outdoor activities and entertainment.

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

From corn mazes and pumpkin patches to apple orchards, distilleries and more, discover the many reasons we’re all about autumn around Lake Erie.

Reps from 20 islands in the Great Lakes Islands Alliance met in October to brainstorm solutions for common challenges of life surrounded by water. 

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

Alan Block and his wife, Chris Zielski, create a one-of-a-kind experience near Lake Erie, complete with freshly baked bread, near Ashtabula Harbor.

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

All Pandemic travel restrictions to Canada are over, making now a great time to head to the border and enjoy Ontario.

Dave Sandford is the king of Lake Erie's "liquid mountains." Here's how he does it — and what nature photography means to him. 

With 2022 in the books, we take a look at what's been happening in and around Lake Erie.