4 of the Most Instagrammable Locations on Lake Erie

Indulge your Insta following during your next great getaway to the shores of Lake Erie. Northern Ohio offers some of the most pristine views along its sandy shores and throughout the stunning Ohio Wine Valley. We’ve done the research and found the spots you don’t want to miss during your next escape. Discover a few of the most Instagrammable locations on Lake Erie and have a blast along the way.

Want to learn more about what to see and do on Lake Erie? Get our exclusive Vacation Guide and earn insider access to all of the best restaurants and sights in the area. Best of all? It’s free!

Get the Guide

Your Guide to Instagrammable Locations on Lake Erie

Grab your phone and your tennis shoes—it’s time to start exploring the beautiful Buckeye State. We have everything you need to know about the best Instagrammable locations on Lake Erie to adorn your feed during your next trip. No filter needed.

  • Marblehead LighthouseLake Erie Lighthouses

If you’ve ever visited Lake Erie, you know that its seemingly never-ending shoreline is more like an ocean than a lake. Because of its expansive size, the lake boasts some of the most prestigious lighthouses in the country. Explore one of the oldest lights on the Great Lakes at Marblehead Lighthouse or explore the wondrous Ashtabula Lighthouse. You won’t be disappointed.

  • The Holden Arboretum

The Holden Arboretum puts you above the world below and into the canopy forest. Walk 65-feet above the ground along the Murch Canopy Walk and gain the best vantage point. Or stroll along the immaculate gardens and take in the peacefulness of the arboretum. Photo ops are endless in this stunning scenery. 

  • Ashtabula Covered Bridge TourAshtabula’s Covered Bridges

Ashtabula is a town of great wine, a beautiful countryside, and a series of wooden, covered bridges. A visit to this quiet, little town is straight out of a storybook and the perfect spot to take in the sights of authentic Northern Ohio. Plan your Ashtabula covered bridge tour by embarking on the 67-mile Covered Bridge Loop or attend the annual Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival.   

  • The Patio at The Lakehouse Inn

Lakehouse Inn Outdoor PatioOne of our favorite places to unwind and capture the beauty of the lake is from our patio at The Lakehouse Inn. Our outdoor patio offers panoramic views of the lake paired with five-star food and service. Whether you’re enjoying a cheese board and a glass of our housemade wine or indulging in our chef-inspired cuisine, you’re sure to make your Insta followers drool. 

When you’re ready to retire for the night, curl up in one of our cozy cottages. Each cottage provides two bedrooms, one bath, and can accommodate up to four guests. They include a kitchenette complete with a gas stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, and pots, pans, and dishes. It’s the perfect place to call your home away from home on Lake Erie! Start exploring today!