Winter Family Vacation

by Carlee L.

Lake Erie Shores and Islands is not just a summer getaway but the perfect place to take your family year round


Tour Stops

  • Great Wolf Lodge - Sandusky

    Great Wolf Lodge is an all-suites, full-service, indoor waterpark resort built with families at the core of its concept.  In addition to the grand-scale indoor waterpark, notable amenities include:  family restaurants, a game arcade, gift shops, and Cub Club, our dedicated arts and crafts center for kids.  Our Lodge's Grand Lobby serves as the property's 'living room' where guests can gather in front of a roaring fireplace to experience activities such as nightly Story Time while watching the animated show of the Grand Clock Tower come to life. 

    The Great Wolf Lodge is located in Sandusky, just minutes from Cedar Point Amusement Park and beautiful Lake Erie on U.S. Route 250.  For reservations or additional information log onto our website at Click on Great Deals for discounts on lodging or call 800-641-9653.

    • Address: 4600 Milan Road
      Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    • Phone: Local Number: 4196096000
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  • Ghostly Manor Thrill Center

    Four Attractions – One Location! Feel the chills & thrills of Top 10 rated Ghostly Manor Haunted House along with Ohio’s first and only XD 3D Theater featuring 3 exhilarating motion rides… or just relax and enjoy roller-skating, games and food while visiting Ghostly Gifts Halloween store.

    • Address: 3319 Milan Rd.
      Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    • Phone: Local Number: 4196264467
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  • Maritime Museum of Sandusky

    This museum interprets the maritime history of the area including boat building, recreational boating, passenger boats, shipwrecks, wetlands, commercial shipping, fishing and the boats of Sandusky's Underground Railroad through interactive exhibits and educational programs. There is also a nautical gift shop that does not require museum admission to visit.

    • Address: 125 Meigs St.
      Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    • Phone: Local Number: (419) 624-0274
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  • Tre Sorelle Cioccolato

    Tre Sorelle Cioccolato produces premium chocolates made by hand in a processional kitchen. Ingredients are sourced locally when possible, with no added preservatives. This is what "fresh" tastes like. Open year-round.

    • Address: 634 Columbus Ave.
      Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    • Phone: Local Number: 419-502-2462
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  • Firelands Festival of Lights

    The Firelands Festival of Lights display lights up the sky at Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. Stop by to visit the fabulous lighting demonstration during the holiday season! Santa will be available at the Candy Cane House each evening through December 23rd.   

    • Address: 400 Sawmill Creek Dr. (off US Rt 6)
      Huron, Ohio 44839
    • Phone: Toll-Free: 8007296455
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