Explore part 1 of a scenic Lake Erie coastal drive filled with beaches, state parks, wildlife preserves, lighthouses, vacation islands, quaint beach towns and villages. The eastern leg of this route begins in Conneaut and travels west to Lorain. The western leg then travels onto Marblehead, Port Clinton, Toledo and Waterville. There is also a US / Canada border crossing via car ferry from Sandusky to Pelee Island, Ontario.

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