Sustainable Travel Tips for Your Next Lake Erie Trip

Taking time out of a busy schedule to enjoy a well-deserved getaway to Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio is always a treat for travelers. Year-round, this destination offers up amazing options for fun and entertainment no matter what your specific travel interests might entail. While summer visitors can enjoy canoeingkayaking, and making the most of wine festivals, fall adventurers can treat themselves to tours of covered bridges, fishing, hayrides, and stops at local breweries too. Where spring at Geneva-on-the-Lake offers up an excellent opportunity to explore maple farms and enjoy golfing, winter is a season here for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and attending the annual Lights on the Lake event.

With so much to see and do all year long, incorporating sustainable travel practices into your journey is important when it comes to keeping this locale a place that can be loved by visitors for generations to come. The good news is that adding them to your Lake Erie trip is a simple thing when little steps make a huge impact.

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Consider Your Transportation Options

If you’re heading to Geneva-on-the-Lake in the warm weather months, consider swapping out a car for a bike once you arrive. Many destinations that travelers are looking to enjoy can be reached on two-wheels and it’s a great opportunity to make the most of added sightseeing at your own preferred pace.

Stick to Designated Walking Trails

Geneva-on-the-Lake offers locals and visitors alike exciting opportunities to enjoy scenic places where wildlife and flora thrive in abundance. While exploring these destinations is exciting, it’s important to stick to designated travel paths and trails when you do. This protects fragile ecosystems and lets the beauty of nature continue to thrive undisturbed for many visits to come.

Leave No Trace

Whether you’re visiting a natural landmark in Geneva-on-the-Lake or a historic one, it’s important to adhere to the sustainable travel practice of leaving no trace. This means being sure to throw away trash if you’re spending time on the water or enjoying a picnic at one of the nearby parks. It’s important to leave these landscapes just as you found them (if not better) for wildlife and other people alike.

Be aware of Wildlife Regulations

For many travelers, time at Geneva-on-the-Lake includes an itinerary showcasing fishing outings. When you’re getting ready to cast a line, be sure to be well aware of the regulations in place to protect and preserve certain species. There may be rules regarding catch and release practices that are determined by fish size.

Consider Your Accommodation Habits

When you book a vacation rental in Geneva-on-the-Lake, it’s a good idea to be mindful of energy conservation the same way you would in your own home. Make sure to turn off the lights when you head out to enjoy sightseeing. Even steps as simple as limiting water usage or regulating thermostats during your stay can go a long way!

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