A Friendly Environment with Something for Everyone

Located on beautiful Lake Erie, Lorain County can be found between the city of Cleveland and the Lake Erie Islands just minutes away from Ohio’s greatest attractions!

Lorain County offers a family friendly environment with something for everyone! There are 20 miles of Lake Erie shoreline for ultimate fun on the water – including some of the best fishing on the Great Lakes!

Also enjoy the rural, small-town atmosphere of Lorain County’s charming communities. They include the progressive village of Oberlin, the home of Oberlin College, the first institution to grant degrees to women and one of the first for African Americans. Oberlin is well known for its anti-slavery movement in the 1850s as "The Town that Started the Civil War."

Take the award-winning Underground Railroad Tour and visit the historic homes, churches and grave sites of those who fought for human rights.

Shoppers will enjoy unique specialty stores, flea markets, and arts and antique shops. Looking for a great place to eat? Whether you prefer casual dining or are ready for a night out on the town, you will find what you want in Lorain Country!

A Big Ohio Welcome to All!