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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        Palmetto Oasis

        2 Bedroom, 1 bathroom ranch style home.  Clean and pet friendly.  Central air conditioning, cable and WiFi.  Located a short distance to the Strip.  Also located on Palmetto Lake (7 1/2 acres) for fishing.  Nearby bike trail.  Fully equipped kitchen.  Mid-week towel change included.  Large yard and patio with charcoal grill and fire pit.  

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        4844 Barlett Drive Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
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        Pera's Motel & Cottages

        Pera's Motel is a 1950's era single story motel with 1 and 2 bedroom units available for daily, weekly, or monthly rates. Amenities include: cable TV, heat and A/C, kitchenette, picnic area, and heated pool.
        4944 Golf Ave, Geneva-on-the-Lake

        Pera's Cottages offers two summer houses: one four-bedroom and one five-bedroom, sleeps 8-12. Amenities include: gas fireplaces, larger kitchen, screened in porches, private beach. Open May - September
        5007 - 5077 Mapleton Beach, Geneva-on-the-Lake


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        Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
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        Piero's Pasta House

        Upscale Italian Restaurant est 1997 featuring mussels - fish - PASTA and desert from Italy.

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        5367 Lake Rd. Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
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        Privateer Sport Fishing

        Privateer Sport Fishing is a premium charter fishing company, running out of the Geneva State Park Marina during the peak Summer fishing season. PSF for the 1st class experience!

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        Geneva State Park Marina Geneva, OH 44057
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        Pucker Up Candy Shoppe!!!

        We have something for everyone! JELLY BELLYS, 60 Bins of bulk gummies, fudge, chocolate dipped peanuts, almonds, coffee beans, Pucker powder, cotton candy, novelty candy, Dippin Dots, and more. Open 7 days a week, May to October 31. Ask about our BIRTHDAY party packages and gift cards!








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        5334 Lake Rd East Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
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