VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Other areas nearby to Marblehead:

Marblehead Travel Tips

Marblehead Vacation Rentals Are Ideal for Relaxing Vacations

Marblehead sits on the Danbury peninsula surrounded by the rocky limestone coast of Lake Erie. This small town has a rich history, strongly influenced by the Eastern European culture brought by the first settlers. The beautiful scenery, quaint shops, home-cooked food, lighthouse and festivals make up this friendly community. The town provides for all your needs, from grocery shopping to bait and tackle as well as fast food and local restaurants to make your stay complete.

Reasons to Choose Marblehead Vacation Houses

Having your own Marblehead lodging is ideal for enjoying a totally relaxing break. The comfortable and spacious rentals can accommodate any size family, for everything from romantic weekends to full family reunions. Many vacation homes come with additional amenities such as kayaks, fishing rods, rocking chairs on the porch, and great views. The area around Marblehead has plenty of restaurants offering all types of menus but with your own fully equipped kitchen, catering for the family at home can be cheap, convenient and easy. With ample bedrooms and bathrooms, this is the civilized way to spend your vacation without feeling cramped. Imagine comfortable armchairs to curl up in or playing games around the table. It provides a great opportunity to spend quality time with the family.

Getting to Your Marblehead Lodging in Ohio

For those who are flying to Ohio, the nearest airport is the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in Cleveland. It is a 47-mile drive to the center of Marblehead. For drivers, the I-80 runs east-west across the state. From the east or west, take the SR 269 north exit from SR2. Turn right on SR163 and you will arrive in Marblehead.

Places to Visit from Your Ohio Vacation Rentals

The oldest surviving home in Ottawa County, Ohio is the Keeper's House in the village of Marblehead. Close by is Marblehead Lighthouse. It was built in 1819 at a cost of $5,000 and is the oldest continuously operational lighthouse on the Great Lakes. It even features Ohio license plates. More mesmerizing surprises await visitors at Mystery Hill. Water can be seen running uphill, there is a ball that will run uphill but not back down, and at the top of the hill people's height changes before your very eyes.

More historic sights are the 1812 historic marker, monument and grave site located opposite Wolcott House which was the home of the first lighthouse keeper. Johnson's Island, a prisoner of war camp for Confederate officers during the Civil War, can be visited or you can choose to see the Prehistoric Forest where visitors can walk with the dinosaurs. A chilling experience can be experienced at Ghostly Manor, rated in the Top 10 most haunted places in the U.S.

Things to Do from Marblehead Vacation Rentals

Lake Erie is known for its great sport fishing. Boat trips around the scenic island area are a great way to enjoy the spectacular scenery close to your Marblehead lodging. East Harbor State Park has a beautiful sandy beach and almost 1,000 acres of natural habitat. Family attractions in the area include the Great Bear Water Park, the Monsoon Lagoon Water Park and the Prehistoric Park. Take a boat trip to South Bass Island or the ferry to Kelly's Island. Fishing charters, winery tours, bowling, shopping, browsing art galleries, miniature golf, tennis and movie nights on the beach can all be enjoyed in this laid-back community. There is also a 9-hole Par 3 golf course at Baypoint Resort which has its own beautiful beach.

The Climate and Weather at Ohio Vacation Rentals

The climate in Ohio can be quite extreme with winters well below freezing and possible snowfall from November to April. During the summer months, temperatures often reach 80 F and higher. The wettest month is June and the rest of the year has some rain or snow each month. It is often quite windy along the coast, especially during the winter season.

Sponsored Advertisement