The City of Port Clinton, commonly known as the Walleye Capital of the World, is a great destination located on Lake Erie in Ottawa County, Ohio. Beautiful shoreline community features a natural preserve that provides habitat for many of the areas wildlife species. Come enjoy swimming, windsurfing, or just relaxing in the sun at the City beach. Many different parks offer playgrounds, picnic areas, shelters and youth sporting events. Schedule your fishing trip right in downtown Port Clinton on one of the many different charter boats or walk on head boats. Being located between Toledo and Cleveland it becomes a great central location for vacationers. Port Clinton is accessible by car, boat, or even by plane at the Erie Ottawa Regional Airport. Come visit Port Clinton, stay at an area hotel, bed & breakfast, or condominium and enjoy one of the most breathtaking sunsets along the shore of Lake Erie.
The North Coast of Lake Erie is full of hidden treasures and unique communities. Two of the most popular fun spots are the quaint town of Port Clinton, Ohio on the mainland and Put-in-Bay, Ohio located on South Bass Island. Visitors to the area can walk the sandy beaches of Port Clinton’s coastline, shop in Historic downtown Port Clinton, or take a short Ferry Boat ride to Put-in-Bay where you’ll find a multitude of unique activities and sights to enjoy.
Port Clinton is part of the area that is referred to regionally as Vacationland (with includes nearby Sandusky and the Lake Erie Islands) due to the large number of tourists that flock to the area in the summer months.