Ohio's First Summer Resort

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Geneva-on-the-Lake is quickly approaching it's 150th birthday!  In the 20th century, it was a favorite annual retreat for three friends: John D. Rockefeller, Harvey Firestone, and Henry Ford.  The gentlemen camped and fished at what is now known as Ohio's First Summer Resort.  Today, the area continues to draw visitors young and old with accommodations to fit every budget.  Geneva State Park and Marina offer abundant natural resources for the entire family to enjoy; Breakwater Beach even has a dog-friendly area.  The nostalgic beach-bum charm of what local's call "the Strip" is evident at businesses like Eddie's Grill where diners have enjoyed American favorites since 1950.  New attractions open every year:  Lake Erie Canopy Tours at The Lodge and Conference Center offers a kids rope course, a challenge course and a zipline experience along the shore.  

But the area is no longer just a seasonal destination.  Year-round businesses like Crosswinds Grille offer upscale lakeside dining with menu ingredients sourced locally.  Old Firehouse Winery has events, entertainment and a full menu.  Looking for a local watering hole?  Stop by High Tide or The Triangle for a cold beer!  The Loft at Indian Creek is where you want to be to catch an event on the big screen.  

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Eddie Sezon, owner of Eddie's Grill

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        Edgewater Lodge

        This is a completely remodeled property.  The property features 10 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.  It is right on the water.  The deck has access from the bedrooms on the second floor.  Great for families and large groups.  All flat screen TVs in every room.  Master suite has a Jacuzzi tub and 2 electronic fireplaces.  This new cottage has 9 queen beds, 1 twin bed and 4 sleeper sofas and can sleep 26 people.  The house does have AC.  It is completely remodeled and has all brand new everything.  Great location for walking to all attractions on the strip.  You have a great view of the lake and private access. Fresh lines, fresh towels, dishes, silverware and cooking utensils are provided.  There is a dishwasher.  WiFi and cable also provided.  We are pet friendly.  Propane grill with gas provided.  Firewood also provided.  Check in is 4PM and checkout is 11AM.  The parking is just off Lake Road and is for up to 12 cars.  

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        5325 Lake Road Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
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        Frank's Toy Box

        Frank's Toy Box specializes in antique advertising, toys, and odd and unusual items.  Thirty years experience.  Cash buyer of gas station, country store, and old toys.  No reproductions.  Open all season daily or by appointment.  

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        5433 Lake Road East Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
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        Game ON! Arcade and Sports Pub

        A family-oriented sports pub with classic and new arcade games. Collect points and take home some prizes! Located at the entrance of Old Firehouse Winery, "Game ON!" has a dozen televisions; enjoy a fresh sub sandwich at the "Sub Stop".

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        5483 Lake Road E Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
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        Geneva State Park

        Seasonal hunting for small game, waterfowl and deer, Fishing for walleye, bass, salmon, steelhead, yellow perch can be done via charter boats and from the shoreline or breakwall. 3 mile hiking trail, Sand beach, picnic pavilions, marina, freshwater marshes and estuaries located along the lake. Also the location of Ohio's newest state park resort and conference center. Located west of SR 534. Open Dawn - Dusk, cottages and campground seasonal. Accepts credit cards. Kid and Pet friendly.

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        4499 Padanarum Road Geneva, OH 44041
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        Geneva State Park Marina

        Charter fishing, bicycle and marine shop and repair, concession, bait and vending machines, showers, restrooms, 383 seasonal and transient dockage, 6 boat launch ramps (free), fuel dock. Located west of SR 534. Open seasonally. Accepts credit cards. Kid and Pet friendly.

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        4605 Padanarum Rd Geneva, OH 44041
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