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'''Marblehead''' [http://www.marbleheadpeninsula.com] is a village in [[Northwest Ohio]].  It is located on the Marblehead Peninsula, which divides Lake Erie from the Sandusky Bay.  
 
'''Marblehead''' [http://www.marbleheadpeninsula.com] is a village in [[Northwest Ohio]].  It is located on the Marblehead Peninsula, which divides Lake Erie from the Sandusky Bay.  
[[Image:Marblehead_OH_Lighthouse_Keepers_House_4-22-07.JPG‎ |thumb|Lighthouse & Keepers House - Marblehead OH]]
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==

Revision as of 17:59, 23 April 2007

Marblehead [1] is a village in Northwest Ohio. It is located on the Marblehead Peninsula, which divides Lake Erie from the Sandusky Bay.

Lighthouse & Keepers House

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Get in

Marblehead is about an hour east of Toledo and 1 1/2 hours west of Cleveland. From Sandusky it takes about 20 minutes.

Get around

See

  • Marblehead Lighthouse, 110 Lighthouse Drive, +1 419-734-4424. May 29-Aug 31: M-F 1PM-4:45PM; June-Oct: Second Sa of the month 10AM-3PM. Climb to the top for a great view. There is also a mini-museum in the Keeper's House
  • Train-O-Rama, 6732 East Harbor Road, +1 419-734-5856 (, fax: +1 419-660-0133). Memorial Day-Labor Day: M-Sa 10AM-6PM, Su 1PM-6PM; Labor Day-Memorial Day M-Sa 11AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM. Large display of an operating multi-gauge model railroad. $6/5/4 (Adults/Seniors/Children 4-11).

Do

  • Prehistoric Forest and Mystery Hill, 8232 East Harbor Rd., +1 419-798-5230 (). Memorial Day-Labor Day: M-F 10AM-7PM; Labor Day-Memorial Day: Sa-Sa 10AM-7PM. Walk through the Prehistoric Forest and see life-sized dinosaurs, or check out Mystery Hills to see things that clain to "defy the laws of nature and gravity". $7.95/$5.95 (Adults/Seniors & Children under 12).

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Hotel Lakeside & Fountain Inn, 236 Walnut Ave, +1 419-798-4461, [2]. checkin: 3PM; checkout: 11AM.
  • Majestic Motel, 8629 E Northshore Blvd, +1 419-798-4921 (), [3]. $55/72/50/40 (Mar 1-May 15/May 16-Sept 19/Sept 19-Oct 31/Nov-Feb).
  • South Beach Resorts Hotel, 8620 E Bayshore Rd, +1 419-798-4900.

Get out

  • Johnsons Island is accessible by car from Marblehead. During the American Civil War Johnson's island was used as a POW camp. The cemetery is the only part of the island open to the public, and there is a $2 to use the causeway.
  • Cedar Point Amusement Park is just across the bay from the eastern part of Marblehead. If possible, take a private boat to one of the marinas on the island and bypass all of the traffic.
  • Kelleys Island is a 20 minute ferry ride from Marblehead.
    • Kelleys Island Ferry, 510 West Main Street, +1 419-798-9763 (, fax: +1 419-798-8009), [5]. The schedule varies depending on the season, but generally a ferry runs once an hour.. Adults/Seniors/Children 6-11/Children under 5 ($14/10/7/Free); Automobiles/Motorcycles/Bicycles ($26/14/6). Parking $8.




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