Many of us take for granted how lucky we are to live next to the Lake and forget to take advantage of all it has to offer. Here is a quick list of activities to do for a fun filled day on the waterfront.

Morning Yoga on the Beach at Linwood Park


Via Daily Downward Dog Website

Start your morning off right with body and mind awakening beach yoga at Linwood Beach in Vermilion, Ohio. Bring on the good vibes with a beautiful sunrise and an energy boosting yoga routine with Daily Downward Dog Yoga.

Do Yoga at Linwood Beach


Have a Picnic at Miller Road Park

Avon Lake, OH 44012


by LC Explorer Blogger Bailey Basen

Pack up a picnic basket full of sandwiches, chips, pretzels, lemonade, watermelon, or whichever picnic foods you’d like and enjoy the view of the water while you eat! You can even grill out if you choose to with one of their charcoal grills on site.

Pack a Picnic for the Beach


Go Kayaking on the Water 


by LC Explorer Blogger Bailey Basen

If you have even the smallest bit of an adventurist side, put it to use by grabbing a couple of kayaks, some friends, and head down to the water. Lake Erie is the perfect place to kayak for leisure and fun,  or for a good workout. (If you don’t have your own, check out Great Lakes Kayaking in Lorain).


Kayak on Lake Erie

Have Dinner at Jackalope Lakeside

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via the Jackalope Lakeside Website

This lakeside eatery has a great patio, so you can enjoy your meal and watch the boats go by all at the same time. Not to mention their food is delicious (especially their lobster bisque)!

Have dinner at Jackalope Lakeside


Play a Game of Beach Volleyball with Friends at Lakeview Beach


via Lakeview Beach Facebook Page

Beach volleyball is the perfect way to spend your afternoon by the water. Its fun, entertaining, and gets you moving! Lorain’s Lakeview Beach has a ton of volleyball nets, so plan a game day with friends.

Play Beach Volleyball with Friends


Watch the Sunset on the Pier at Lakewood Beach Park

Sheffield Lake, OH 44054


via Foursquare

To finish off your day by the water, relax and unwind by watching the sunset over Lake Erie. You can bring a blanket to sit on the beach or take a walk out to the pier. However you like to take your sunset is fine with us!

Watch the Sunset at Lakewood Beach Park