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Address: 770 SE Catawba Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-2654
Phone Number:
+1 419-734-4386
10:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

The Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Center offers brochures, maps,...

The Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Center offers brochures, maps, discount coupons, Wi-Fi, interactive displays, lodging locator service, highlight videos, public restrooms, and helpful staff with valuable hints and travel tips for guests. Website includes a comprehensive listing of attractions, lodging facilities, restaurants, shops, local events, live entertainment, and more. #LakeErieLove

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This is a good place to come if you are not familiar with the area. The people are very knowledgeable and you can get coupons and discount tickets there.

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Michael P C
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cambridge, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The building is beautiful and very clean. They have brochures and information on every attraction in the area. The staff are very well informed and knowledgeable about the area.

Thank Victor L
Cincinnati, Ohio
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54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a good place to come if you are not familiar with the area. The people are very knowledgeable and you can get coupons and discount tickets there.

Thank Michael P C
Marblehead, OH
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62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Whether you're planning to visit or you're already here, the Visitor's Bureau will answer the age-old question of "What is there to do???" The staff in this beautiful facility is well-trained to assist travelers with everything they need to know. Travel brochures are well-stocked and their website is incredibly informative.

Thank DIanne1919
Port Clinton, Ohio
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

They have plenty of knowledgeable staff ready to help you. They have a nice informative visitor's guide available free of charge.

Thank 88travelwizard88
St. Augustine, Florida
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64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We always stop here when on Ottawa County. Not only do they have delightful displays, but they have the best information on area events, discounts, and more. Love, love, love it!

Thank Nancyjane1965
Port Clinton Ohio
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

THIS is where you will find your Lake Erie Love stickers! Love the Visitors Bureau. Great location for a meeting or event!!! Cool factor squared! LOVE Lake Erie!!!!!

1 Thank Bsuz612
North Versailles, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

A quaint visitors center that has loads of information about all of the attractions in the area and the islands.

1 Thank Theresa F
Willoughby, Ohio
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is a beautiful Welcome Center and have literature about everything in the area. They are very helpful. too. Even though we know the area well, we always stop there first.

Thank froggie35
Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2015

They were very knowledgeable, helped us to locate "Tea by the Sea" also called Rainbow House. We go every year to the Rainbow House now, it has a lovely lovely tea room and the woman who hosts it is so gracious and with the old fashioned quaint tables and chairs it takes you to a time gone by and you... More 

Thank carolinee15
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98 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Definitely stop here if its your first time to the Islands. They have so much info on hotels, restaurants, attractions and also coupons for a lot of things too. Be sure to pick up your shores and islands discount card for savings on many of the places in the area. If you plan on visiting PIB get your FunPak tickets... More 

1 Thank Mctravelers

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