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Best Places to Visit in Lake County Ohio

A list of recommended places in Lake County, OH - begun by Lake County Visitors Bureau

The Holden Arboretum

The Holden Arboretum has a wide variety of activities and tours to help you discover all that nature has to offer.

The Fine Arts Association

Art classes, music instruction, dance, and theater lessons at The Fine Arts Association of Willoughby school, theatre, gallery for performing and visual arts in the Cleveland area.

Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse

Fairport Harbor Historical Society and Lighthouse. Tours and events throughout the year.

Lake Metroparks

Lake County Ohio park system including Lake Farmpark, a working farm that hosts a variety of major festivals and events throughout the year.

Quail Hollow Resort, Painesville Ohio

Quail Hollow Resort is one of the premier hotels and resort destination in Painesville, Ohio. Nestled in the wooded countryside, our hotel and resort offers year round activities and is ideal for family vacations and relaxing getaways.

James A. Garfield National Historic Site

James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor, OH. 818 likes · 149 talking about this · 661 were here.

Headlands Beach State Park

Headlands Beach State Park and Dunes. One mile long beach, life guards in season. Huge parking lot and picnic area with grills and restrooms. Great place to fly a kite. Beautiful sunsets and great bird watching on the dunes and woods behind the beach.

Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve | The City of Mentor

450-acre nature preserve includes miles of walking/biking trails, natural beach, riverine marsh, upland forest, Important Birding Area designation, extensive water trail system

Olivor Twist - Fine food and dining in Historic Downtown Willoughby

Olivor Twist is a martini bar located in historic downtown Willoughby, with a vast menu of drinks and unique foods you won't find anywhere else.

The Lake County Historical Society

Lake County History Center offers a view of Lake County history and presents traveling exhibits, educational events, and festivals.

Chalet Debonne Vineyards

Located in Madison, Ohio about an hour east of Cleveland, Chalet Debonne Vineyards™ is one of the largest and most diverse estate wineries in Ohio.

Hellriegel’s Inn – Fine & Casual Dining

Painesville, OH restaurant with fantastic cinnamon rolls. Fine and Casual dining. Events welcome.

Kirtland Temple

The Kirtland Temple symbolizes the eternal principle that human efforts can be directed by the will of God. Latter-day scripture contains some specific instruction about the building of the Temple. In obedience to this direction, the Latter Day Saints soon began construction of the building.

Rabbit Run Community Arts Association

Rabbit Run Community Arts Association is a comprehensive fine arts organization providing year-round instruction in all the major disciplines of the fine and performing arts as well as numerous arts and cultural opportunities to the public.

Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve

Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve

Lake County Visitors Bureau

Getaway to Lake County, Ohio, Cleveland's neighbor off I-90. Lake Erie fishing, beaches, wineries, museums, charter boats, parks and more.

Lake Metroparks - Arcola Creek Park

See Arcola Creek in spring and fall for fishermen lined up along the Lake Erie shore, in winter for monstrous ice sculpted trees along the shoreline, and all year for the marsh overlook and incredible bird activity at dusk. The shore and marsh are just a short walk from the parking lot.

The Herb Society of America

The Herb Society of America is dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs and research.

Indian Museum of Lake County, OH

The Indian Museum of Lake County, Ohio was established by the Lake County Chapter of the Archaeological Society of Ohio (ASO) in 1980. It is chartered by the State of Ohio as a non-profit corporation under IRS 501(c)(3).

The objectives of the Indian Museum and the Lake County Chapter of the ASO are to discover, collect and preserve archeaological sites and material related to the history and antiquities of Native Americans of Lake County, the State of Ohio and the North American Continent; to maintain and museum and library; to extend knowledge through the above means and by educational meetings, publications and other proper means.

Many interested residents of Northeastern Ohio have donated artifacts and crafts. Fourteen volunteers help keep the museum open seven days a week except for major holidays.

The Indian Museum is funded entirely through memberships and donations by individuals, families, organizations, businesses, corporations and foundations. The museum receives no county, state or federal funding.