There is no better trip for the roller coaster lover than a vacation in Sandusky, Ohio. It's home to Cedar Point, which features the largest collection of roller coasters in the world. Situated at the northern end of the state on the banks of Lake Erie, Sandusky is known as Tree City U.S.A.
Sandusky hotels are located on the mainland, and Cedar Point is across a causeway on Pelee Island. Known as "America's Roller Coast," this amusement park features over 17 coasters to get your scream on. Rides like Gatekeeper and Millennium Force were the tallest, fastest, or longest in the world at installation. You will be spoiled for amusement parks here. One of the largest indoor water parks in the world is minutes away—Great Wolf Resorts. Reserve a car rental in Sandusky and travel to nearby Kalahari, an indoor African-themed water park in Perkins Township. Many of the nearby islands—like Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island, and the three Bass Islands—are popular with tourists.
Plan your Sandusky vacations at different times of the year to enjoy seasonal activities. During the summer months, there are many festivals and activities. Island Fest on Kelleys Island celebrates the island's pirate-ridden history. Music lovers will enjoy the music fest Rock on the Dock. Midsummer is also when you can watch the annual Barge Party, when boats from Toledo to Cleveland converge on the town for family fun in the sun. In the colder months, you can drink hot cocoa and ride in a carriage to view light displays with over 2 million lights at Upper's Winter Fantasy of Lights.
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