Golf, Fish or Shop near Our Lake Erie Hotel
Make the Country Inn & Suites your home base for exploring the best things to do in Port Clinton, Ohio, from shopping on Main Street to hiking the shores of Lake Erie. Find a new outfit at Sandusky Mall, or take the kids to nearby Cedar Point to experience some of the most thrilling roller coasters in the country. You can take the Jet Express ferry to Kelleys Island for boating and hiking, and Put-in-Bay is a great destination for shopping, dining and fishing. Want to get outside? Glimpse wildlife and songbirds at Magee Marsh, or charter a boat for a day on Lake Erie.Family Fun
- Liberty Aviation Museum (0.2 miles)
Located at the Erie-Ottawa International Airport, this museum features an impressive collection of World War II aircraft. After your tour, stop by the Tin Goose Diner, where proceeds benefit the museum.
Phone: +1 (419) 732-0234
- Island Adventures (0.9 miles)
Go-karts, mini golf and an arcade make this seasonal attraction a hit with kids of all ages.
Phone: +1 (419) 732-2020
- African Safari Wildlife Park (1.4 miles)
Treat the kids to a day of animal encounters at this up-close-and-personal wildlife park. Keep an eye out for animals from alpaca and bison to kudu, giraffes and llamas.
Phone: +1 (419) 732-3606
- Cedar Point (21.1 miles)
Spend the day at one of Ohio's largest amusement parks, featuring more than 71 rides. Five of the park’s 16 death-defying roller coasters stretch more than 200 feet tall!
Phone: +1 (419) 627-2350
- Marblehead Lighthouse State Park (9.2 miles)
Pack a picnic and your camera, and take in the views of this notable landmark overlooking Lake Erie.
Phone: +1 (419) 734-4424
- Put-in-Bay (9.8 miles)
Hop aboard the Jet Express or the Miller ferry boat to Put-in-Bay, where you can shop, dine, fish and camp. Every year, more than two million guests visit this two-by-four-mile island in Lake Erie.
- Kelleys Island (17.3 miles)
Lake Erie’s largest American island, Kelleys Island is just a few miles south of the U.S./Canada border. You can boat, hike or attend a special event.
- Magee Marsh (19.8 miles)
Slip on your hiking boots for a lengthy stroll along the shores of Lake Erie at this 2,000-acre natural area. Bring your binoculars for the opportunity to spot warblers and other songbirds, most populous in early May.
Phone: +1 (419) 898-0960
Shopping and Entertainment
- Main Street Port Clinton (4.5 miles)
Explore Port Clinton’s revitalized waterfront downtown, where you can browse unique boutiques and dine in local, independent restaurants. For a day on Lake Erie, look for one of several boat charters.
- Sandusky Mall (16.8 miles)
Home to more than 90 stores and restaurants, Sandusky Mall has major retailers like JCPenney, Target, Shoe Carnival and Charming Charlie.
Phone: +1 (419) 626-8575
- Erie-Ottawa International Airport (PCW) (0.5 miles)
For a convenient entry to the Lake Erie region, consider flying into this small general aviation facility near the hotel.
Phone: +1 (419) 734-6297
- Jet Express (4.7 miles)
All aboard the fastest passenger ferry to the Lake Erie Islands, with service to Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island and Cedar Point
Phone: +1 (419) 732-2800
- Miller Ferry (6.1 miles)
Passenger and auto ferries provide daily service to the Lake Erie Islands of Put-In-Bay (South Bass Island) and Middle Bass Island.
Phone: +1 (419) 285-2421
- Kelleys Island Ferry (8.2 miles)
Take the 20-minute ride to Kelleys Island on this ferry—the only daily auto/passenger ferry service to the island.
Phone: +1 (419) 798-9763