Sandusky, Ohio is located on Lake Erieís southern shore, midway between Toledo and Cleveland, the area boasts a treasure trove of tourist opportunities for all generations.
Downtown Sandusky was designed according a modified grid plan known as the Kilbourne Plat after its designer. The original street pattern featured a grid overlaid with streets resembling the symbols of Freemasonry.
known for being the home of Cedar Point, many of the Sanduskyís other fine
features are often overlooked. First, there is its ideal location on Sandusky
Bay and Lake Erie, making it the perfect spot for fishing, boating and sailing.
†Sandusky is also known for its elegant Victorian architecture and has over 30
buildings that are listed on the historic register. A national survey ranked
Sandusky as one of the top 5 favorite family vacation destinations in America.
fame is, of course, justifiably due in great part to Cedar Point Amusement Park.
This major amusement center has consistently been voted the number one amusement
park in the United States, and features more spectacular roller coasters and
total rides than virtually any other park in the world. Itís one of the main
reasons the park draws millions of visitors annually. Hopefully you will be one
borders beautiful Lake Erie. This has added to Sanduskyís unique identity and
heritage. Take a walk along the waterfront, and you will know why. You will walk
amid renovated historic buildings as well as new, modern structures.
visit to Sandusky is complete without visiting Cedar Point, there are plenty of
other sites, attractions, and things to do. You can visit the African Safari
Wildlife Park and view exotic animals, tour Thomas Edisonís birthplace and see
some of his greatest inventions, or even take a ride on an antique carousel at
the Merry-Go-Round Museum. If culture is more to your liking, be sure to visit
the Hayes Presidential Center. Itís the home of the first Presidential library
in the country.
happen to be visiting in the summer, be sure get wet at Soak City. This 18-acre
water park offers splashing fun for the whole family. It will be a sure fire hit
with the kids.
prepared for the weather while visiting as Sandusky has four distinct seasons
with temperatures always getting cooler at night. Be sure to dress accordingly.
continues its renaissance as a cultural and recreational destination with
quality shopping, dining and entertainment for everyone to enjoy. The
distinctive historic architecture, beautifully landscaped parks, friendly
atmosphere, world class attractions, and seasonal beauty offer a charm that
makes Sandusky a truly memorable place to visit.
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