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  • 103rd O.V.I. Memorial Foundation/Civil War Museum
    Sheffield Lake

    Civil War relics and artifacts representing the 103rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

  • 1830 Hallauer House B&B
    Oberlin

    1830 Hallauer House Bed & Breakfast, located in Oberlin, is a Civil War themed B & B with many connections to the Underground Railroad.

  • The 530 Shop
    Lorain

    Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles

  • A Hoy Sara J Sportfishing Charter Fleet
    Lorain

    The fleet moves from west to east as the water warms fishing for Walleye, Steelhead, Smallmouth Bass and Perch.

  • Acorn at Common Ground
    Oberlin

    Acorn is located at Common Ground on Baird. Rd

  • Aladdin's Eatery
    Oberlin

    Unique and natural foods of the Middle East.

  • Allen Memorial Art Museum
    Oberlin

    Comprised of more than 14,000 works of art from virtually every culture and spanning the history of art.

  • Aloha SUP/Lake Erie Paddler
    Lorain

    Standup Paddling Sales, Lesson, Rentals, Fitness, Excursions on Lake Erie.

  • Americana at Days of Yore
    Wellington

    Americana is located at the Days of Yore Herb and Flower Farm on Jones Rd.

  • Amherst Historical Society & Sandstone Village
    Amherst

    The Amherst Historical Society's mission is to promote and educate the general public of the history of the Amherst area.

  • Arbor Lights Vacation Home
    Lorain

    The Inn is located on beautiful East Erie Avenue (runs along the coast of Lake Erie) and has 3 large suites that feature private baths and one with a fireplace.

  • Arrow Block at Gott Barn
    New London

    Arrow Block is located at Fred and Donna Gott's Barn on Gore Orphanage Rd.

  • Aut-O-Rama Drive-In Theatre
    North Ridgeville

    The Aut-O-Rama is open every night during the summer season showing first run double features each night on 2 GIANT screens, 2 of the largest screens in Ohio!

  • Avon Historical Society
    Avon

    The Avon Historical Society was formed in 1964 and now meets in the beautifully restored Old Town Hall of 1871.

  • Back Roads & Beaches Bike and Multi-Sport Tour
    Wellington

    The Back Roads and Beaches route provides the most scenic and low-traffic roads and bike paths that lead riders through some of Ohio's best landscape.

  • Back Roads and Beaches Geo Trail
    Amherst

    BRaB Geo Trail is a series of 15 caches along our premier cycling and multi-sport route.

  • Baskets of Blessings
    Amherst

    A country and primitives store.

  • The Beacon B & B
    Lorain

    "The Beacon B & B" and "A Beach Cottage" vacation rentals at Lakeview Beach in Lorain, Ohio. Welcome to your home for the week!

  • Beaver Park Marina
    Lorain

    A full service marina located in Lorain, Ohio, and home to more than 275 docks with close and convenient access to Lake Erie.

  • Benjamin Bacon House Museum
    Vermilion

    Walk through the original settler Benjamin Bacon's house, built in 1845

  • Best Western
    Elyria

    You'll find free continental breakfast, high-speed Internet access, indoor pool, exercise room, cable television with free HBO®.

  • Bicycle Bill's, LLC
    Vermilion

    Bill's is a bicycle store with a great selection of bikes, accessories, clothes and shoes.

  • Black River Reservation
    Lorain

    The most notable feature is the Bridgeway Trail and the Steel Mill Trail.

  • Black River Wharf Boat Launch
    Lorain

    Boat launch operated by the Lorain Port Authority.

  • Bowtie at McConnell Farm
    Wellington

    Bowtie is located at McConnell Farm on S.R. 58

  • Bread-N-Brew
    Wellington

    Serving Sandwiches on freshly baked breads; gourmet coffee, tea, and espresso; hearty soups; refreshing salads; and tempting desserts and pastries.

  • Buckeye and the Frog Bed and Breakfast
    Oberlin

    “Peaceful” is the word most often used by guests to describe their stay at The Buckeye and the Frog.

  • Buckeye Block at OSU Extension
    Elyria

    Buckeye Block is located at OSU Extension on Russia Rd.

  • The Burrell Homestead
    Sheffield Village

    1820 stately brick house that served as a branch school for the Oberlin Collegiate Institute and later was a station on the Underground Railroad.

  • Carlisle Reservation Duck Pond Picnic Area
    LaGrange

    Scan ponds for waterfowl; hike the trail for woodland nesters.

  • Carlisle Reservation Equestrian Center
    LaGrange

    The Equestrian Area, just a bit further southwest on Nickel-Plate Diagonal Road, is not just for horses, although horse lovers find it a favorite place to ride.

  • Cascade Park
    Elyria

    Cascade Park is the largest and most popular park in Elyria.

  • Castillo Real
    Lorain

    The most unique Mexican restaurant with the best view of Lake Erie.

  • Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse
    Oberlin

    The Cat in the Cream is a student organization as well as a performance space on the Oberlin College Campus that includes a fully functioning coffee house.

  • Cedar Point
    Sandusky

    The Roller Coaster Capital of the World®, Cedar Point is located on Lake Erie just west of Lorain County.

  • Century Park
    Lorain

    2.76 acre park with 320 foot long beach and fishing access.

  • Charlemont Reservation
    Wellington

    Charlemont is a 757 acre undeveloped park in southern Lorain County and is the only one in the LC Metro Parks system that allows hunting (rabbit & pheasant.)

  • Charleston Coffee House
    Lorain

    Cozy coffee house in downtown Lorain.

  • City of Avon
    Avon

    Over the last many years Avon has been a city in transition. Growing from a farming community to the thriving area it is today, making Avon "the place to be."

  • City of Avon Lake
    Avon Lake

    The City of Avon Lake is located in Northern Ohio between the cities of Cleveland and Lorain.

  • City of Elyria Parks & Recreation
    Elyria

    City of Elyria Parks and Recreation offer many different activities for a variety of seasonal fun.

  • City of Lorain Public Fishing Pier
    Lorain

    25.5 -acre Public Fishing Pier provides access to the Black River and Lake Erie inside Lorain Harbor.

  • City of North Ridgeville
    North Ridgeville

    The place to go if you are a resident, perspective resident, local employer or interested in locating your business to our City.

  • City of Oberlin
    Oberlin

    Oberlin has been called "the most cosmopolitan small town in America".

  • City of Sheffield Lake
    Sheffield Lake

    The City of Sheffield Lake is on the southern shore of Lake Erie. This community offers everyone a free, newly renovated public boat launch, bike trails, and 10 parks.

  • City Salvage & Design
    Amherst

    City Salvage and Design is an architectural salvage and building demolition firm specializing in green and sustainable building deconstruction practices.

  • Clare-Mar Lakes Campground & RV Sales
    New London

    Clare-Mar Lakes Campground & RV Sales, Inc. is 7 miles S. of Wellington, Ohio off Route 58. There are 220 acres of scenic terrain for your camping pleasure.

  • Columbia Historical Society
    Columbia Station

    Their mission is to present and preserve the history of Columbia Township in Lorain County Ohio from its founding in 1807 to current times.

  • Columbia Reservation
    Columbia Station

    409-acre reservation.

  • Common Ground
    Oberlin

    Common Ground is a non-profit organization located on 21 beautiful acres providing a variety of services to expand potential in youth, adults, and businesses.

  • Common Ground Canopy Tours
    Oberlin

    Take an exhilarating trip through the transformative treetops of the 30-acre property in the beautiful Vermilion River Valley.

  • Copper Kettle
    Lorain

    Copper Kettle is ideally situated on Beaver Creek in Lorain just 30 miles west of Cleveland and 30 miles east of Sandusky.

  • Corn and Beans at Fridenstine Barn
    Oberlin

    Corn and Beans is located at the farm of John and Lois Fridenstine.

  • Country Inn & Suites
    Elyria

    Everything here is designed to make you feel welcome and relaxed.

  • Country Tour Group
    Wellington

    The Country Tour Group sponsors two self-guided tours: One in the spring, known as the Bag Lady Tour and one in the fall, known as the Country Autumn Tour.

  • Countryside Antiques
    Avon

    Primitives, Vintage, Contemporary, Extraordinary.

  • D & D Smith Winery
    Norwalk

    While sipping on one of 19+ wines enjoy a relaxing view of the river!

  • Days of Yore Herb and Flower Farm
    Wellington

    Days of Yore's goal is to give its customers products and services that convey simplicity, and elegance, in an herbal setting.

  • Desert Panes at Firelands Association of the Visual Arts
    Oberlin

    Desert Panes is located at the New Union Center on S. Main St, Oberlin.

  • Discover Aviation Center
    Elyria

    Discover Aviation is a facility to introduce youth to aviation/related careers in a fun, educational manner through events, seminars, and hands-on experiences.

  • Dog and Cat Bed and Breakfast
    Oberlin

    A quiet B & B in the heart of Oberlin where a Dog and Cat stay along with visiting guests.

  • Dolly Madison at Twining Barn
    Wellington

    Dolly Madison is located at Ray & Sarah Twining's Barn on Griggs Rd.

  • Don Mould's Plantation
    North Ridgeville

    Two retail plant outlet centers feature complete lawn and garden supplies and a large selection of quality nursery stock, including plants grown in their own fields.

  • Don Mould's Plantation West
    Amherst

    Two retail plant outlet centers feature complete lawn and garden supplies and a large selection of quality nursery stock, including plants grown in their own fields.

  • Donald A. Schuster Greenhouse
    Elyria

    Everything you need for your flower or vegetable garden, outdoor and patio décor needs in the spring, or all the fun flavors of fall in October.

  • East Side Launch Ramp
    Lorain

    Located at the west side of Lakeside Landing.

  • Elyria Art Works
    Elyria

    A community art center and gallery with a mission to offer art classes and experiences in many mediums to all ages and abilities.

  • End O' Way Bed and Breakfast
    Vermilion

    Located on a farm along the Vermilion River, 6 miles south of Vermilion, OH and 40 miles west of Cleveland. Features hot tub, kitchen, meadow, and screened in porch.

  • Equine Differences
    Oberlin

    Equine Differences teaches lessons for all ages and skill levels. They provide the horse and all equipment or give lessons on your own horse.

  • Erie Outfitters
    Sheffield Lake

    Erie Outfitters has been the cornerstone of fishing Lake Erie and its tributaries for years, and the source of much of the information that many of anglers have come to rely on.

  • Evans Home
    Oberlin

    The home is a National Historic Landmark and has ties to the Anti Slavery movement.

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites
    Avon

    This Fairfield Inn & Suites offers the perfect combination of amenities and value.

  • The Feve
    Oberlin

    The main floor has table and bar service for dining and drinking, while the upstairs is a more casual environment where you order food and drinks at the bar.

  • Findley State Park
    Wellington

    Findley State Park is in Lorain County south of Wellington on State Route 58. 900+ acres are here year round for hiking, biking, picnicking, fishing and camping.

  • Firelands Association for the Visual Arts
    Oberlin

    FAVA presents changing exhibits of high quality artwork in a variety of styles and media.

  • First Church in Oberlin
    Oberlin

    Meeting site for the Oberlin Anti-Slavery Society

  • Fitch's Farm Market
    Avon

    A sixth generation farm featuring a farm market and pick-your-own strawberries, peas, beans, peppers and tomatoes while in season.

  • Fligner's Market
    Lorain

    Fligner’s Market has one of the largest full service meat counters in Ohio, quality baked goods, and Fligner's Catering.

  • Flutter Wheel at Matus Barn
    Oberlin

    Flutter Wheel was located at John Matus' Barn on Gifford Rd. The square, along with the barn on which it hung, was lost to fire on May 3.

  • Follow the Fish Art and Adventure Trails
    North Ridgeville

    The Follow the Fish Art and Adventure Trails is a new public-art campaign celebrating local artists, nature, and sustainability.

  • Forest Hills Golf Course
    Elyria

    Forest Hills is an 18 hole golf course owned and operated by Lorain County Metro Parks.

  • Fort's Tavern
    Wellington

    A busy bar & grill in historic downtown Wellington. They're famous for their great wings!

  • Foxy Lady Fishing Charters
    Vermilion

    Lake Erie walleye and perch charters out of Vermilion, Ohio

  • Frank Lloyd Wright | Weltzheimer/Johnson House
    Oberlin

    Oberlin College's Weltzheimer/Johnson House is a late example of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian houses.

  • Fratello's
    Avon Lake

    Chef Craig offers patrons a variety of delicious choices and his brother Ron maintains the very large and varied wine list.

  • Friends of Harbour Town 1837
    Vermilion

    The Friends of Harbour Town 1837 is a non-profit organization that promotes the heritage of downtown Vermilion and operates Ship Shoppe at Old Jib's Corner.

  • Fun Country Soaring
    Wellington

    Fun Country Soaring club promotes the sport of soaring gliders. Open April - November.

  • George's Hook n Gun
    Lorain

    A premier, full scale gun and fishing/tackle store located on the shores of Lake Erie.

  • Ghostly Manor Thrill Center & Skateworld
    Sandusky

    Do not under estimate the terror that awaits you in every room of Ghostly Manor.

  • Ginko Gallery
    Oberlin

    A working fiberart studio and contempory craft gallery which features the work of over 250 individuals and very small studios.

  • Giuseppe's Wine Cellar
    Amherst

    Giuseppe’s offers retail sales of all the great wines served at the local favorite restaurant & wine bar - Cork’s and Stubby’s.

  • Grand Pacific Junction
    Olmsted Falls

    Historic shopping district.

  • Great Lakes Kayaking
    Lorain

    Located at the Black River Wharf - a kayak livery servicing the Black River and Lake Erie.

  • Grobe Fruit Farm
    Elyria

    Fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables, and pastuerized cider.

  • Grumpy's Bait Bucket
    Lorain

    Grumpy's Bait Bucket is located right next to Great Lakes Kayak at 14th & Broadway in downtown Lorain.

  • Hampton Inn - Elyria
    Elyria

    Newer hotel that joins the Hilton Worldwide Portfolio of Brands and had it's grand opening on July 25, 2013.

  • Hauntville
    Elyria

    Ohio's Scariest Haunted Houses.

  • Heineman's Winery
    Put-in-Bay

    Take a ferryboat to this island winery serving 25 different wines and grape juice.

  • Heritage Avon Lake - Folger Home
    Avon Lake

    Heritage Avon Lake strives to connect interested parties to shine a light on our past, and preserve it for our future.

  • Hickory Nut Golf Course
    Columbia Station

    Our undulating true greens and lush fairways, in a beautifully wooded setting, will provide you with a satisfying golf experience.

  • Hoisting Steel Strength and Fitness Club
    Amherst

    Put in the work and see progress, get results.

  • Holy Mackerel Fishing Tackle Flea Market
    Oberlin

    Everything for the fisherman. Thousands of rods, reels, lures and miscellaneous tackle. Custom fly-tying, also buying old and used tackle.

  • Horsin' Around 4-H Style at Lorain County Fairgrounds
    Wellington

    Horsin' Around 4-H Style is located at the Lorain County Fairgrounds on Fairgrounds Rd.

  • Hot Waters Bait & Tackle
    Lorain

    Everything you need for a day fishing on the lake.

  • The Hotel at Oberlin
    Oberlin

    Features 70 guestrooms and suites, a signature restaurant and bar, and event space overlooking Tappan Square.

  • Ivy Tree Inn and Garden
    Oberlin

    Located 2 blocks from central town square and college. 5 minute walk The inn is situated on a lofty perch across from scenic arboretum, Plum Creek and historic Johnson House.

  • Jackalope Lakeside
    Lorain

    The Jackalope Lakeside is Lorain's casual restaurant with a fine dining menu.

  • Jamie's Flea Market
    Amherst

    Over 250,000 people shop at Jamie's each year! 200 Inside Vendors & up to 500 Outside Vendors

  • The Jet Express
    Lorain

    Excursion adventures and charter services from Black River Landing, Lorain, OH.

  • John Christ Winery
    Avon Lake

    The John Christ Winery makes award-winning fine quality wines.

  • Jolly Roger's Seafood House
    Vermilion

    This award-winning, quick-service restaurant serves the finest Lake Erie Yellow Perch and Walleye.

  • K-Cream Korner
    Lorain

    Come and relax at this outdoor picnic area and enjoy cool treats or delicious lunch.

  • Kanisa House and the Dred Scott Garden
    Elyria

    African American Cultural Programs were designed by the founders in 1970 to uplift and inspire African Americans and the community.

  • Klingshirn Winery Inc.
    Avon Lake

    Klingshirn Winery is a third generation family farm winery in Avon Lake, Ohio.

  • Krieg's Strawberry Farm & Market
    Vermilion

    Pick your own strawberries at this scenic outdoor stand, and don't forget to try their delicious frozen custard!

  • Lake Breeze Inn
    Sheffield Lake

    Lake Breeze Inn is a charming, new, stone front, contemporary Bed & Breakfast nestled in a manicured, park-like setting with endless views of Lake Erie.

  • Lake Erie Crushers Professional Baseball
    Avon

    The Lake Erie Crushers are the newest expansion team in the Frontier League, an independent professional baseball league with 12 teams throughout the Midwest.

  • Lake Screen Printing
    Lorain

    Custom printed garments, full color digital vehicle magnets, decals, banners, campaign & site signs in all sizes.

  • Lakeland Lodges
    Vermilion

    Lakeland Lodges boasts a private, sandy beach amidst a charming landscape where the accommodations are sparkling clean and reasonably priced.

  • LakeShore Electric Boating
    Vermilion

    Visit LakeShore Electric Boating at Moes Marine Service and rent a Duffy Electric Boat to explore the beautiful Vermilion Harbor!

  • Lakeview Park
    Lorain

    42 acres of lake front property for the public to enjoy.

  • Lakewood Beach Park
    Sheffield Lake

    City of Sheffield Lake's westernmost public coastal access site.

  • LC Explorer
    Avon Lake

    Free service that enables you to discover, track and share real world activities in Lorain County, so that you get the most out of your fun time.

  • Lettuce Heads Farm
    Wellington

    Aquaponics and farm providing healthy, fresh produce every single day of the year.

  • Linwood Park
    Vermilion

    Linwood Park is a lakeside recreational community on the shores of Lake Erie in Vermilion, Ohio.

  • LoCo 'Yaks
    Lorain

    LoCo ‘Yaks is a Lorain County Kayak & Paddle Sports Group providing fun, safe & eco-friendly open-water instruction and educational adventures for all ages.

  • Lolipop's
    Lorain

    A small shop offering souvenirs from local Lorain Landmarks along with trendy gifts.

  • Lorain Arts Council
    Lorain

    The Lorain Arts Council is an organization dedicated to the recognition and awareness of the arts in the Northeast Ohio area.

  • Lorain Community Music Theater
    Elyria

    Provides the Lorain County area with quality musical theater, and offers performance and educational opportunities to local actors and musicians.

  • Lorain County Community College
    Elyria

    LCCC offers 80+ degrees, certificates, programs, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees from 8 Ohio universities through its University Partnership program.

  • Lorain County Fair
    Wellington

    This agricultural event has world class entertainment, tractor pulls, live animals, demo derby, horse racing, and much more. August 19–25, 2013.

  • Lorain County Historical Society and Museum
    Elyria

    The LCHS serves all people and organizations by collecting, preserving, interpreting and presenting the history of Lorain County.

  • Lorain County Ironmen
    Lorain

    The Ironmen play in a collegiate wood bat league covering three states, whose purpose is to provide entertainment and a program for eligible players.

  • Lorain County Joint Vocational School
    Oberlin

    The Lorain County JVS provides career-technical training for both the high school and adult populations of Lorain County.

  • Lorain County Metro Parks
    Columbia Station

    Picnic areas to play in, nature centers to learn in, observation areas to watch from and over 9,000 acres of green space to explore are at the Lorain County Metro Parks.

  • Lorain County Sacred Landmarks Initiative
    Elyria

    The Lorain County Sacred Landmarks is an educational program that aims to research and document the history, art, and architecture of Lorain County.

  • Lorain County Speedway
    Elyria

    Ohio's premiere 3/8 mile Asphalt Racetrack! Racing Saturday nights at 7pm.

  • Lorain Growth Corporation
    Lorain

    Lorain Growth Corporation implements unique programs to create an environment where business, living, entertainment, and recreation activities flourish.

  • Lorain Historical Society
    Lorain

    The mission of the Lorain Historical Society is to preserve and interpret the history of the City of Lorain and to share that history.

  • Lorain Lighthouse
    Lorain

    On October 22, 1913 congress appropriated $35,000 for a light and fog station at Lorain Harbor.

  • Lorain Municipal Pier Launch Ramp
    Lorain

    The site it Lorain's oldest boat launch and is locally known as "Hot Waters."

  • Lorain Palace Theatre
    Lorain

    Lorain Palace Theatre serves as a Civic Center, meeting place, and entertainment facility offering movies, live theater, special event space, and concerts.

  • Lorain Parks & Recreation
    Lorain

    The Lorain Parks and Recreation Department provides numerous recreational programs, amenities, and facility maintenance of 56 city parks.

  • Lorain Port Authority
    Lorain

    Mission: Promote waterborne commerce, provide economic development opportunities in Lorain, and to enhance public access to our waterways.

  • Lorain Underground Railroad Station 100 Monument
    Lorain

    This historic landmark can be found at the Black River Landing in Lorain.

  • Lorain Wheelmen Bicycle Club
    Amherst

    A group of cyclists interested in bicycling as a fun, healthful sport for adults and children, as well as a practical, inexpensive means of transportation.

  • Lorenzo's Pizzeria
    Oberlin

    Lorenzo's Pizzeria & Restaurant has proudly served only the finest in Italian cuisine to the Northeast Ohio area for over twenty years.

  • Lost Nation Sports Park West
    Lorain

    Lost Nation is a multi-purpose, indoor/outdoor athletic facility which is open to the public.

  • LRG Designs, Bags, Beers and Beyond
    Lorain

    A charming Marina Boutique specializing in unique clothing, gift items and bags/ totes that are hand made locally by Lynn. Located in the Spitzer Marina in Lorain Ohio.

  • Lucky Duck Sport Fishing Charters
    Vermilion

    Lake Erie charters available for walleye, smallmouth bass, yellow perch and steelhead.

  • Main Street Amherst
    Amherst

    To promote and maintain a historic and economically vital downtown that is attractive and accessible to people of all ages.

  • Main Street Beach
    Vermilion

    Main Street Beach is a small, popular Lake Erie swimming beach in downtown Vermilion

  • Main Street Elyria
    Elyria

    Main Street Elyria's mission is "to make Historic Downtown Elyria the Vibrant Heart of the City", by enhancing the downtown business district.

  • Main Street Vermilion
    Vermilion

    From quaint shops to fine dining, the arts, entertainment and unmatched festivities, Historic Downtown Vermilion truly has it all.

  • Main Street Wellington
    Wellington

    The organization's mission is to revitalize Wellington's central business district while preserving its historic character.

  • Maranatha Spring and Shrine Home of Holy Love Ministries
    North Ridgeville

    The home place of Our Lord and Our Lady's mission to bring to the world the Message of Holy and Divine Love.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Park
    Oberlin

    Three monuments specific to African American history stand in the park.

  • Martino's International Café
    Vermilion

    Martino's offers a wide array of delicious international style dishes from around the world, or your American style down home cooking favorites.

  • Matus Winery
    Wakeman

    Enjoy premier wines while relaxing with picturesque views of the vineyard and country side.

  • Memory at Raab Barn
    Wellington

    Memory is located at Rich and Bernie Raab's Barn on Pitts Rd.

  • Mercy Health and Recreation Center (Hollstein Reservation)
    Amherst

    This facility offers members and daily guests an array of recreational opportunities.

  • Mermaid's Tale
    Amherst

    The Mermaid's Tale is a quaint, fashion savvy boutique nestled in historic downtown Amherst, Ohio.

  • Miller Ferries to Put-in-Bay & Middle Bass Island
    Port Clinton

    Miller Ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio from Catawba

  • Miller Nature Preserve and Conservatory
    Avon

    78 acres of wooded land - bring your family, friends, and camera to capture the beauty inside and outside.

  • Miller Orchards
    Amherst

    Seasonal farm market with a variety of "pick your own" fruit.

  • Miller Road Park
    Avon Lake

    17.7 acre park with beach and two-lane public boat launch.

  • Miller's Apple Hill
    Henrietta Twp

    An Apple Orchard, a Bulk Food Store and so much more!

  • Molnar Outdoor
    Elyria

    At Molnar Outdoor, you'll find a vast selection of fine outdoor gear and camping equipment.

  • Monteith Hall
    Elyria

    Former home of John Monteith housed fugitive slaves.

  • The Music Box
    Olmsted Falls

    The Music Box is located in Grand Pacific Junction, the historic district of Olmsted Falls, Ohio.

  • My Bonnie Fishing Charter
    Lorain

    All equipment is provided; you just show up and catch fish.

  • Mystic Belle
    Vermilion

    Cruising down the scenic Vermilion River on a sunny summer afternoon is a fun experience no matter your age.

  • Nicole Kay's Boutique
    Elyria

    Nicole Kay's is an upscale women's boutique located in the Market Square Shopping Center next to Target.

  • Nine Holes in the Barn Door at Miller Orchards
    Amherst

    Nine Holes in the Barn Door is located at Miller Orchards on Vermilion Rd.

  • North Coast Inland Trail
    Kipton

    The trail is 13 miles and passes through a variety of countryside including farm, field and forest. Many intersections serve as great places to jump on or off the trail.

  • North Park Ice Arena
    Elyria

    Ice arena is located in the North Park Sports Complex and offers open skates, skating lessons, and ice arena rental.

  • North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce
    North Ridgeville

    Promoting and working for the businesses in the city.

  • North Ridgeville Corn Festival
    North Ridgeville

    Held annually during the 2nd weekend in August.

  • North Ridgeville Historical Society
    North Ridgeville

    North Ridgeville Historical Society celebrates the city's heritage and invites everyone to visit the Historical Museum on the first floor of the Old Town Hall.

  • Northcoast Grapevine Tours
    Lorain

    Let Northcoast Grapevine Tours provide you with a great experience touring the beautiful wineries and vineyards of the Lake Erie Shores and Islands wine trail.

  • Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras
    Oberlin

    NOYO's mission is to provide opportunities for young musicians to come together to rehearse and perform symphonic music.

  • Oberlin Back House Cottage
    Oberlin

    Private retreat cottage on park-like grounds.

  • Oberlin Business Partnership
    Oberlin

    Oberlin Business Partnership promotes the sustainable growth and prosperity of the Oberlin community by providing leadership, service and advocacy.

  • Oberlin College
    Oberlin

    Oberlin College has a historical reputation as a center for abolitionist activities.

  • Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
    Oberlin

    The oldest continuously operating Conservatory of Music in the United States

  • Oberlin College Lanes
    Oberlin

    College Lanes is located in the Hales Annex on the Oberlin College Campus.

  • Oberlin Golf Club
    Oberlin

    The Oberlin Golf Club, founded in 1899, is one of the oldest golf courses in Ohio.

  • Oberlin Heritage Center
    Oberlin

    Visit the Oberlin Heritage Center to explore the history of this small town with nationally significant stories.

  • Oberlin Underground Railroad Center
    Oberlin

    Future home of the Underground Railroad Center

  • Oberlin Underground Railroad Marker and Garden
    Oberlin

    Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison visited Oberlin and dedicated a bench in the park as part of her "Bench by the Road" project.

  • Ohio Dance Theatre
    Oberlin

    Ohio Dance Theatre is a ballet based contemporary dance company that presents works with a strong theatrical element.

  • Old Indian Trail at Mill Hollow
    Vermilion

    Old Indian Trail is located at Mill Hollow on North Ridge Rd.

  • Olde Avon Village
    Avon

    At the Olde Avon Village you can get a glimpse of their unique shoppes and rare combination of restored 1850s homes.

  • Olde Towne Hall Theatre
    North Ridgeville

    Olde Towne Hall Theatre is housed in the historic North Ridgeville Olde Towne Hall. The community theatre has been producing plays for over twenty years.

  • Our Little World Alpacas
    Grafton

    Our Little World Alpacas is a 6 acre farm in Grafton.

  • Papa Joe’s Pizza and Granny Joe’s Ice Creamatorium
    Vermilion

    The best, hand-tossed pizza pies in town and great ice cream and treats to die for!

  • Paper Moon Vineyards
    Vermilion

    Paper Moon Vineyards serves a selection of regional and vinifera wines. The tasting room offers a view of the vineyard, pond, woods and an occasional bald eagle.

  • Peter Miller House Museum
    Avon Lake

    Tours of the house, featuring early Greek Revival architecture, are available throughout the summer and by appointment April-November.

  • Pipe Yard Baseball Stadium
    Lorain

    Named in honor of U.S. Steel, The Pipe Yard is the area's elite baseball facility with seating for over 1,300 and ability to host day and night games.

  • Pittsfield Township Historical Society
    Pittsfield

    Established for the purpose of collecting and preserving historical information and artifacts pertaining to the history of Pittsfield Township.

  • Pozzie's Lakeside Bait & Tackle
    Lorain

    This bait and tackle store is your one stop shop before the lake carrying beer, tobacco, soft drinks and snacks.

  • Primrose Path at Community Foundation
    Elyria

    Primrose Path is located at the Community Foundation of Lorain County on Leavitt Rd.

  • Quaker Steak & Lube - Vermilion
    Vermilion

    Family restaurant with award-winning food, an exciting unique motor sport/aquatic theme, summer Bike Nite Wednesdays and year-round events.

  • Quality Inn
    Elyria

    Guests of this Elyria hotel will enjoy many full-service amenities. Business and leisure travelers welcome.

  • Ramada Elyria
    Elyria

    Full service hotel midway between Sandusky and downtown Cleveland. Featuring indoor pool, restaurant, pub, meeting rooms and more.

  • Rebman Recreation
    Lorain

    Rebman Recreation Inc. has 48 AMF Bowling Lanes, Banquet Facilities, Snack Bar, Lounge and Large Pro Shop. Group Packages are available.

  • Red Roof Inn
    Elyria

    Located less than .5 mile from Midway Mall, 11 miles from Oberlin College, & 7 miles from the French Creek District in Avon. Elevator (new in 2015), indoor pool, and continental breakfast.

  • Reel Thrill Sportfishing Charters
    Lorain

    Lake Erie sportfishing/fishing charters out of Lorain. Specializing in walleye, steelhead trout and yellow perch. Docked at Spitzer Lakeside Marina.

  • Rhythm of Life Music Festival
    New London

    Rhythm of Life Festival will bring together diverse musical acts and workshops for a special event celebrating freedom, creativity, the power of community, and the importance of living in the moment.

  • Riverdog Gallery
    Wakeman

    All works are mixed media wall pieces entirely made by hand from stuffed cotton fabric, polymer clay, metal and acrylic.

  • Riverdog Retreat
    Oberlin

    Completely furnished, uniquely decorated and very private lodging for visitors to Oberlin and other destinations in Lorain County.

  • Riverview RV Park & Marina
    Vermilion

    Combines camping and boating together. Camp directly in front of your floating steel dock.

  • Rockin' on the River
    Lorain

    Rockin’ on the River is Northeast Ohio’s longest running and highest attended outdoor concert series.

  • Rocky Road to California at Mill Hollow Nursery
    Vermilion

    Rocky Road to California is located at Mill Hollow Nursery on North Ridge Rd.

  • Romp's Dairy Dock
    Vermilion

    Romper Room snack bar has homemade sandwiches and fun food. The Dairy Dock ice cream stand has the best sundaes and sodas you've ever tasted!

  • Romp's Marina
    Vermilion

    Romp's offers easy access to Lake Erie 1/2 mile down river from the marina.

  • Sandy Ridge Reservation
    North Ridgeville

    Sandy Ridge Reservation is a 310 acre wetland and wildlife preserve located in North Ridgeville.

  • Sassy's
    Avon

    One of several businesses located in Olde Avon Village, Sassy's is a women's boutique specializing in unique and/or one-of-a-kind merchandise.

  • Scarlet Transportation & Adventure Tours
    Amherst

    A variety of different adventure bus or car service experiences in Lorain County and surrounding areas help you discover Ohio's hidden treasures.

  • Schoepfle Garden
    Henrietta Township

    70 acres of botanical gardens and natural woodland bordered on one side by the Vermilion River.

  • Sheffield Lake Community Park Boat Launch
    Sheffield Lake

    The City of Sheffield Lake gave boaters a much needed public access to Lake Erie by renovating the lake-front property which includes a two-lane boat launch.

  • Shoofly at Born Grain Elevator
    Kipton

    Shoofly is located at Howard Born's Grain Elevator on Haigh Rd.

  • Showse Park
    Vermilion

    18.5 acre park on the Lake Erie shoreline.

  • Shurtleff Cottage
    Oberlin

    Conveniently located, within a 5 minute walk, to the Oberlin College campus.

  • Silver Wheels Cycling Club
    Elyria

    Silver Wheels Cycling Club, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed to create recreational bicycling opportunities for people in the greater Northern Ohio Region.

  • Spirit of '76 Museum
    Wellington

    Museum contains the history of painter Archibald Willard, artist of the famous "Spirit of '76." The museum also contains Revolutionary and Civil War artifacts.

  • Spitzer Marinas
    Lorain

    Equal distance to Cleveland, Canada and the islands. Easily accessible from the east, west or south.

  • Splash Zone
    Oberlin

    Whether you're a serious swimmer or just want to get wet on those hot summer days, the outdoor pool has 6,000 sq feet of water to dip your body in.

  • Spooky Ranch/Rocking-R-Ranch
    Columbia Station

    Old West Pumpkin Fest by Day, Spooky Ranch by night.

  • SportsVille
    North Ridgeville

    SportsVille is over 25 acres of fun including both outdoor and indoor activities for the whole family.

  • Spreng Haus Guest Lodging
    Wellington

    Spreng Haus Guest Lodging, located in downtown Wellington, offers overnight guests 1300 square feet of clean and comfortable living!

  • Stepping Stones at King Ranch
    Wellington

    Stepping Stones is located at Robert L King's Ranch on Pitts Rd.

  • Sterk's of Oberlin
    Oberlin

    Locally owned restaurant/tavern serving classic American fare with an upscale twist.

  • Stocker Arts Center
    Elyria

    The Stocker Arts Center is one of the top performing and visual arts venues in all of Ohio.

  • Sundae Funday's
    Columbia Station

    Mini golf, pizza, ice cream and FUN! Open year round.

  • Sunset Motel
    Oberlin

    Neat & clean, nice & quiet comfortable rooms. Cable TV, phone, movies. Separate rooms/arrangements for Nonsmokers and smokers.

  • Super 8
    Elyria

    The Super 8 Elyria has a central location to Cleveland and Sandusky attractions. All rooms offer Free Wireless High Speed Internet and a Free Continental Breakfast.

  • Sweet Adelines International - Lake Ridge Chorus
    Elyria

    Sweet Adelines International is a worldwide organization of 25,000 women singers headquarted in Tulsa, OK with a regional chapter based in Elyria, OH.

  • Swerve Bike Shop
    Oberlin

    Services include new and used bike sales, a full service repair shop, bike rentals, ride maps, clothing and accessories. Located in downtown Oberlin.

  • Synergy Woods
    Grafton

    Come out and climb, zip, jump and splat at Synergy Woods.

  • Talcott Hall Sculpture and Healing Garden
    Oberlin

    Distinctive and well-known railroad sculpture and healing garden.

  • The Tuck Shop
    Oberlin

    Sweet and savory gourmet popcorn, candy specialties and a variety of unique gifts.

  • Thorn Mountain Bike Trail
    Wellington

    Nine-mile, mostly singletrack mountain bike trail inside Findley State Park in Wellington, Ohio.

  • Tight Line Charters
    Lorain

    They are a full service — May thru October — Lake Erie, Central Basin charter service operating since 1984.

  • Timber Ridge Campground
    Amherst

    Timber Ridge Campground is open to the public from May 15th - October 15th for camping and fishing.

  • Track in the Snow at Fridenstine Barn
    Oberlin

    Tracks in the Snow is located at Paul and Linda Fridenstine''s Barn on West Hamilton St.

  • The Tree House Gallery and Tea Room
    Avon

    Located in Olde Avon Village in the restored Alten-Casper House. The gallery features ablend of antiques and collectibles, crafted woodworking, and folk art.

  • TrueNorth Cultural Arts
    Sheffield Lake

    Lorain County Metro Parks has partnered with TrueNorth Cultural Arts to provide an exciting variety of both fine arts and performing arts programming.

  • Two Bucks Food & Spirit
    Avon

    Two Bucks is your ideal destination for a quick lunch, dinner with your family, or some late-night drinks with your friends.

  • Uncommon Objects Gallery Store
    Oberlin

    Located on the first floor of the New Union Center for the Arts, FAVA's Gallery Store highlights original work by area artists and craftspeople.

  • Vermilion Chamber of Commerce
    Vermilion

    The purpose of the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce is to encourage and develop the intelligent participation of the Vermilion community.

  • Vermilion Family YMCA
    Vermilion

    The YMCA mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

  • Vermilion News Print Shop Museum
    Vermilion

    The Vermilion News Print Shop Museum is situated in a quiet neighborhood of century homes, churches and an old township hall in the heart of the Vermilion's Harbour Town 1837 Historic District.

  • Vermilion River Reservation
    Vermilion

    Spanning two adjacent areas separated by the Vermilion River—Mill Hollow on one side and Bacon Woods on the other.

  • Vermilion Valley Vineyards
    Henrietta Township

    Vineyard and winery set in tranquil surroundings featuring a variety of vinifera wines grown on site and fruit wines.

  • Vermilion-Lorain Water Trail
    Vermilion

    27-mile trail offering both river and open water travel along the Lake Erie shores.

  • Veterans Memorial Park
    Avon Lake

    5.8 acre park on the shores of Lake Erie with a beach and fishing access.

  • Victory Park Ohio
    North Ridgeville

    Victory Park Ohio is a 60+ acre sports and entertainment complex and the home of Victory Sports Park.

  • Village Inn & Efficiencies
    Vermilion

    The Village Inn & Efficiencies is a 17 unit lodging facility offering sleeping rooms, small and large efficiency apartments. Their rooms are clean and affordable.

  • Village of Grafton
    Grafton

    The Village of Grafton is proud of its many parks and opportunities it offers for village residents and others to enjoy the great outdoors.

  • Weathervane Pinwheel at Valerius Barn
    Wakeman

    Weathervane Pinwheel is located at Ed Valerius' Barn on Garfield Rd.

  • Wellington Chamber of Commerce
    Wellington

    The Chamber is known for its regularly scheduled community events .

  • Wellington Country Inn Bed and Breakfast
    Wellington

    Wellington Country Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of Wellington.

  • Wellington Harvest of the Arts
    Wellington

    A juried show featuring about 100 vendors displaying fine and folk arts and crafts on the Town Square in the historic village of Wellington.

  • Wellington Implement
    Wellington

    Ohio equipment dealer for Case IH, Cub Cadet, Yanmar, Scag, selling riding mowers, tractors,combines and skid steers.

  • Wellington Reservation
    Wellington

    This 550 acre park provides opportunities for hiking, biking, strolling, fishing, boating, and wildlife observation.

  • Wellington-Oberlin Rescue Monument
    Oberlin

    Monument to the Wellington-Oberlin rescuers that participated in the 1858 rescue of fugitive slave John Price.

  • West River Paddle Sports
    Vermilion

    Their rentals include: kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, and bikes.

  • West River Paddling Company
    Vermilion

    Affiliated with West River Paddle Sports, West River Paddling Company is a specialty retail location.

  • Westwood Cemetery
    Oberlin

    Here lie former slaves, famous abolitionists, and many who have become known as Oberlin's faces of change. Click here for a map to guide you through Oberlin's faces of change who now rest here.

  • Whet Your Palette
    Amherst

    Bring out your inner artist with a fun, relaxed acrylic painting class.

  • Wild Goose Gardens & Inn
    Oberlin

    Located just minutes from the Oberlin College campus, the Wild Goose Inn offers a peaceful country setting on our organic farm overlooking the Oberlin Golf Club.

  • Workshop Players
    Amherst

    The Theatre is located in a one-room schoolhouse on Middle Ridge Road in Amherst Township. It is one of the oldest "theatres in the round" in Ohio!

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