Include Lorain County, North Central Ohio, on your Winter Travel Itinerary

Whether you’re traveling by car, bus, or RV this holiday season, give yourself some extra traveling time to explore Lorain County, Ohio. If you’re trip takes you along the Ohio Turnpike, I-90, I-480, US Route 6 or 20, or State Route 2, 18, 58, or 83 through North Central Ohio, STOP, you are in Lorain County!
While you’re here, visit the beautifully decorated downtowns of Amherst, Avon French Creek District, Oberlin, and Wellington to shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts.

Oberlin Holiday Lights

Downtown Oberlin

Holiday Shopping in Lorain County

Drive through the grounds of historic Finwood Estate in Elyria to view the elaborate holiday light display. Lorain County Metro Parks’ Carlisle Reservation in LaGrange also puts on a beautiful display of lights and decorations during their annual Holiday Lights Festival.

Finwood Estate, photo by Rona Proudfoot
Carlisle Reservation, photo by Rona Proudfoot

Warm up with a glass of Lake Erie region wine in one of our four wineries: John Christ Winery, Klingshirn Winery, Matus Winery, and Single Tree Winery. If you’re looking for a place to stay during your visit, Lorain County has a great selection of lodging options from full service hotels like the Holiday Inn-Elyria to historic bed & breakfasts like the 1830 Hallauer House B&B.

Before continuing on your travels, be sure to document your Winter in Lorain County with a perfect photo op of the Lorain Lighthouse. Safe travels & come see us again soon!

Lorain Lighthouse by Rona Proudfoot
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