Sandusky

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Sandusky which includes a bay or harbour, general coastal views and a coastal town
Between seeking thrills on some of the world’s best roller coasters or reeling in your big catch from Lake Erie, this charming town will keep you entertained for days.

Sandusky, located directly on Lake Erie’s south shore in Ohio, is a small city with a big personality. It retains its vintage charm while having a variety of tourist attractions. Stop through as part of a Great Lakes tour or visit Sandusky as a standalone destination.

The months between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the high tourism season in the Great Lakes region. The famed amusement park at Cedar Point is easily the main attraction of Sandusky. It is widely known as one of the world’s best amusement parks for its large number of rides and prime spot on the edge of a peninsular. Millennium Force and Top Thrill Dragster are two of the tallest and fastest roller coasters in the world. Cedar Point also has water rides, an arcade, children’s attractions and musical performances. Take a break from the rides and soak up the sun on the adjacent beach along Lake Erie.

Five indoor water parks operate year-round. These include Castaway Bay and Soak City, located adjacent to Cedar Point. Spend a day at Kalahari Resort, which has the largest indoor water park in the U.S.

Boaters and fishers will find Sandusky the perfect base from which to get out on the water. Charter a boat to reel in the big catches during a day of offshore fishing. Try your luck at the scenic Castalia State Fish Hatchery along Cold Creek or head to Cold Creek Trout Camp. Rent a motorboat or ride the ferry to go island hopping along the charming Lake Erie Islands. Explore the shops, restaurants and attractions at Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island and Middle Bass Island.

Stop at one of the many restaurants in the area for a delicious meal fresh from the lake. Take the marked wine trail to visit more than a dozen different wineries that offer tastings. 

Sandusky is conveniently located just over an hour’s drive from Cleveland to the east and Toledo to the west.

Comfort Inn Sandusky
Comfort Inn Sandusky
2.5 out of 5
5909 Milan Rd, JCT US250 and RT2, Sandusky, OH, 44870
The price is CA $105 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 4
Stay at this family-friendly hotel in Sandusky. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our reviews. ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,002 reviews)
"Close to gas station and restraunts. Quiet. Friendly staff."

Reviewed on Sep. 26, 2022

Cedar Point's Express Hotel
Cedar Point's Express Hotel
2 out of 5
1201 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH, 44870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $137 per night from Oct 6 to Oct 7
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Sandusky. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
"The Hotel was very beautiful clean and all decorated with Halloween decorations."

Reviewed on Sep. 25, 2022

Cedar Point's Hotel Breakers
Cedar Point's Hotel Breakers
3.5 out of 5
One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH, 44870
The price is CA $404 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Sandusky. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (581 reviews)
"Great hotel, clean. Close to park"

Reviewed on Sep. 27, 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Cedar Point's Lighthouse Point
Cedar Point's Lighthouse Point
2.5 out of 5
1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH, 44871
Stay at this cabin in Sandusky. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a water park. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (160 reviews)
"What a great place. Nice and close to the park. Great atmosphere. Almost like having a blace on the ocean with the waves splashing against the rocky shore. Everything about the place was great"

Reviewed on Sep. 28, 2022

Luxurious Yacht
Luxurious Yacht
Sandusky, OH
Stay at this houseboat in Sandusky. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a patio. Popular attractions Cedar Point and Merry-Go-Round Museum are located nearby. Discover ...
Lake Erie Haven - 50' yacht with charter option
Lake Erie Haven - 50' yacht with charter option
Sandusky, OH
Stay at this houseboat in Sandusky. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a patio. Popular attractions Cedar Point and Merry-Go-Round Museum are located nearby. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great weekend
"Me and my friends had a great time on the boat and at the island. Cpt Jeff was very helpful and answered all our questions when needed"

Reviewed on Jul. 6, 2022

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