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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        DB Sport Fishing Charters

        DB Sport Fishing Charter Boat Service covers the Ohio waters of Lake Erie from Oak Harbor/Port Clinton to Geneva-on-the-Lake/Ashtabula, Ohio. Walleye ~ Perch ~ Sunset Cruises

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        4762 North Broadway Geneva, OH 44041
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      • EagleCliffInn

        Eagle Cliff Inn Bed & Breakfast

        Beautiful Historic Inn, Bed and Breakfast, Suites and Cottages, directly on the entertainment "Strip" across from Lake Erie.  Wineries, Covered Bridges, and Restaurants nearby.  Weekday specials available.  Reserve by calling 440-466-1110 or visiting

        Amenities: Wi-Fi, Kitchenette, Grill and Air Conditioning 

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        5254 Lake Rd. East Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
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        East End Properties

         East End Cottages are fully equipped Houses/Cottages. 

        (1) 3 Bed/1 Bath House (3) 2 Bed/ 1 Bath Cottages  Visit our Website for Homeaway Property ID#'s - Details about Rates & Availability.  East End Cottages are located @ the East End of town within walking distance to the Famous GOTL "Strip"  

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        4967 Yale Dr Geneva, OH 44041
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        Eddie's Grill

        50's restaurant featuring foot-long hot dogs, cheeseburgers, Richardson Root Beer, Fresh lemonade, Dairy Queen, pizza, and arcade. Open daily, Memorial-Labor Day at 11am; weekends starting Mother's Day weekend.

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        5377 Lake Road Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
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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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