Located on Sandusky Bay this beautiful City enjoys 22 miles of Lake Erie shoreline. The City's central business or waterfront district has one of the most beautiful collections of historic architecture in the Midwest. Many buildings can be found on the National Register of Historic Places.
Stroll along the downtown waterfront, or visit one of the many antiques and collectible stores, unique gift store, galleries, or dine at one of the local restaurants. Find almost any service you might need!
Sandusky is also well known for its beautiful century old downtown parks, both along the shoreline and Washington Street. It holds the designation of an Ohio "Tree City," and has won numerous competitions for its floral displays. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon or evening in one of our wonderful gazebos; or take a break in one of the park picnic areas.
The Waterfront District also boasts several attractions and museums. The Historic State Theatre, Maritime Museum, Merry-Go-Round Museum, Follett House Museum, Eleutheros Cooke House, and Sandusky Library are all well worth a visit.
Fish off the Jackson Street Pier, have lunch overlooking the bay at beautiful Shoreline Park. Relax at Schade/Mylander Plaza. Marvel at the working floral clock in Washington Park, or visit the "Boy with the Boot" statue.
Over three million visitors each year and residents as well enjoy the City of Sandusky's historic waterfront and downtown district, a beautiful, charming, and enchanting place to visit and live.