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Vermilion (Ohio)

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Vermilion

Vermilion is a city in Northeast Ohio. It is in both Erie County and Lorain County. Located on the banks of the Vermilion River and Ohio's North Shore. The Vermilion Harbor dates to about 1840, today it is still a favorite port with over 8,000 pleasure craft at the public docks and marinas.

Get in

By boat

Boat launch

Marina

  • Bulan's Boatyard, 710 Vermilion Rd. 1+ 440-967-5785
  • Romp's Water Port & Dairy Dock, 5055 Liberty Ave. 1+ 440-967-4342
  • Valley Harbor Marina, 1295 River Rd. 1+440-967-5225

By car

By plane

Get around

See

Lighthouse Lens
  • Harbor Town 1837 Historic District, 1+ (440) 967-4262.
  • Inland Seas Maritime Museum, 480 Main St., +1 440 967-3467 (, fax: +1 401 967-1519), [1]. Jan-Apr: M-F 11AM-4PM, Sa-Su 10AM-5PM; May-Aug: Daily 10AM-5PM; Sep-Dec: M-F 11AM-5PM, Sa-Su 10AM-5PM; Closed: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Maritime history of the Great Lakes. Adult: $5-6, 65 and up: $5, 12 and under: $5; Family pass (2 parents, 4 children): $14. (41.424650,-82.366633)

Do

  • Mystic Belle, 636 Sandusky St. (off US 6) 1+ 440-967-7910. Paddle-wheel tour of historic and scenic Vermilion River. Jun-Sept, Tu-Su 2PM, 4PM and on weekends only, one-half hour before sunset.
  • Lucky Duck Sport Fishing Charters, Captain's Corner Marina, 1+ (440) 967-6853.
  • Vermilion Family YMCA, 320 Aldrich Road, 1+ (440) 967-4208.

Beaches

  • Main Street Beach, Man St. (off SR 6). 1+ (440) 204-2490
  • Sherod Park, US 6.

Festivals

  • Wollybear Festival one day event, last weekend in Sept or first in Oct.
  • Festival of the Fish, 3rd weekend in June, three day event, each year.

Buy

  • Bicycle Bill's Fitness Center, 5523 South St. 1+ 440-967-2453
  • River Bend Stitchery, 15008 Holiday Dr. 1+ 440-963-0383

Eat

  • Admiral Debbie's Desserts, 5561 Liberty Ave., 1+ 440-967-1003.
  • Old Prague Restaurant, 5586 Liberty Ave., 1+ 440-967-7182.
  • Rudy's Bar and Grill, 5665 Liberty Ave., 1+ 440-967-4534.

Drink

Sleep

  • Cottages at the Water's Edge, 6419 W. Lake Rd. (US RT 6) 1+ 440-967-9480
  • Holiday Inn Express 2417 SR 60N 1+ 440-967-8770
  • Lakeland Lodges, 13115 W. Lake Rd. 1+ 800-475-9690

Contact

Get out


Routes through Vermilion
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