Ohio

From Toledo to Conneaut, Ohio's Lake Erie shores are chock-full of amazing adventures. Experience America's Roller Coast at Cedar Point in Sandusky, dive into Cleveland's foodie scene in the Flats or zip through the trees with incredible waterfront views at Lake Erie Canopy Tours in Ashtabula. From there, venture along the Maumee, Cuyahoga, Chagrin or Grand rivers exploring the many shops, rooftop patios and cozy destinations to turn your day trip into a longer stay.

Editor Colleen Smitek reveals the inspiration behind this year's Travel Guide — to nudge you out of your comfortable corner of Lake Erie and discover all the magnificent adventures that awaits along the shoreline and beyond.

We won’t experience another total solar eclipse until 2099, making April 8 a must-see celestial celebration. Here you’ll find some of the best places to enjoy the show, along with the precise time the totality begins in each location.

What happens when a die-hard tent camper hits the road in a rented recreational vehicle? We sent writer/photographer Laura Watilo Blake to find out, along with two tweens for a little added drama. 

So nestle into some cozy mobile living quarters with your favorite comforts from home and discover RV-friendly places to stay along Lake Erie.

Step back in time to July 1940 when Eleanor Roosevelt delivered her "The Relationship of the Individual to the Community" speech to one of the largest crowds to ever gather at what is now Hoover Auditorium in Lakeside, Ohio.

From Toledo to Ashtabula, Ohio’s 312 miles of shoreline are full of places to play, stay, dine, sip, dip and enjoy the sunset. 

From skating and biking to birding and poolside fun, Lake Erie is chock-full of adventures fit for all ages.

Dine in style with two of the region's newest destinations — Red's Summer House in Marblehead, Ohio, and Truffle Honey in Mayville, New York.

From dill pickle chips to culinary-fusion barbecue, dive into a variety of delicious dishes throughout the region.

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.