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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

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Recent Sandusky reviews

  • Great Rental

    "Very spacious and nice home. Plenty of room for 6 adults and 2 children. The private beach across the street was great for swimming, sunbathing and it really is private! We saw no other neighbors on the beach for 2 of the 4 days we were there. Lots of good fishing in the backyard (Bay). I do agree with other reviewers that black out window treatments would make this house just about perfect! We enjoyed all the outdoor space of balconys and patios too. Great vacation! Thank you."
    Guest: Kathy and Steve Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 30, 2014
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  • Perfect place to stay!!

    "My family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Chris's loft. It was very clean & had everything that you might need while away from home. It was MUCH better than staying in a hotel & was very close to everything that we wanted to do. (We spent most of our time at Cedar Point.) I would highly recommend staying here & if we ever come back to the area, we will definitely rent this loft again because it really was perfect!"
    Guest: Sara Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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  • Big Chill "4 day extravaganza"

    "4 High School buddys & their wives had a blast. We only stayed 4 nights but we knew we wanted to do this again because of "The Glass House" offering. 2 couples drove from metro-Detroit, 1 from Indianapolis & 1 from Allentown, PA. We really enjoyed the house, Lake Erie was handy & excellent. So close to Cedar Point but we never went but we did eat perch most days. The reviews previous to mine are right on target but the main point of my review is this is perfect place for 4 couples. God bless your vacation."
    Guest: Dellbo Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Accurate

    "Everything was great. Had perfect communication before, during and after the stay. Loft was clean and the pool was great! would stay again without ant hesitation. So much do do all within walking distance!!"
    Guest: allumni planner Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 9, 2014
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Sandusky Travel Tips

Spectacular Sandusky Vacation Rentals on Lake Erie

The city of Sandusky, on the shores of Lake Erie, Ohio, is a major vacation destination for its many theme parks. To get to Sandusky lodging, there are a variety of options available. The nearest major airport is 45 miles from Sandusky at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The area is also serviced by Amtrak and Greyhound via Route 250 in nearby Perkins Township. The weather here includes hot humid summers and cold winters.

History and Theme Parks in One Location

While Sandusky is doubtlessly famed for its theme parks, the area around Sandusky vacation rentals is also steeped in history. From 1794, the area was a British military and trading post, originally known as Fort Sandusky. It was also a significant part of the underground railroad, the route used by slaves seeking freedom by crossing Lake Erie to Canada. Now vacationers flock here to visit one of the country’s oldest amusement parks, Cedar Park Amusement Park for its 16 roller coasters and 68 other rides. Take children to visit Lagoon Deer Park, where deer, llamas, miniature donkeys and sheep are happy to be petted and fed. Here, visitors can enjoy a peaceful afternoon fishing in the lagoons for bass, catfish, perch and trout. At Washington Park, visitors can make the most of an old limestone quarry that is now stunning parkland.

A Wealth of Fun Activities for Everyone

Visitors to Sandusky lodging may also enjoy visiting the wide variety of museums in the area, such as the Thomas A. Edison Birthplace Museum, where this famous inventor’s life is commemorated. The history of the area's nautical history is remembered at the Maritime Museum. A fascinating look at the history of merry-go-rounds is found at the Museum of Carousel Art and History. Another trip is to Cooke Castle where the 19th-century mansion home of Jay Cooke is currently being restored.

While here, visitors can also explore the many islands in Lake Erie. At Kelleys Island, just 12 miles from Sandusky, visitors can choose to rent bikes or take a golf cart around the area stopping off at the great shops and admiring the scenery. Here, visitors can also fish, swim, hike or rent a kayak to discover the island’s coastline. Kelleys Island is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and visitors should not miss seeing the famous Glacial Grooves National Landmark. On Middle Bass Island, visitors will enjoy the wildlife refuge and historic buildings. Put-in-Bay/South Bass Island is the place for some great cave tours, miniature golf, a chocolate museum and much more. Those looking for outdoor activities can join a charter fishing trip, try parasailing, or rent bikes, kayaks or even wave runners. There are also many historic buildings here and visitors may find Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial of interest. This is America’s third tallest memorial as it stands 352 feet tall. There is also the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society Museum, Doller House and Stonehenge Estate. Before heading back to Sandusky vacation rentals, be sure to visit the winery and microbrewery.

There are a wide variety of restaurants, from well known national chains to small, local ones offering a wide selection of great food, including international cuisine. When the sun disappears, the city comes alive again with great bars, pubs and nightclubs including live entertainment and sports bars.

Stunning Homes in a Spectacular Area

Sandusky vacation houses include condos, harbor-front apartments, and beachfront homes in a variety of sizes to suit any requirement. All homes are delightfully finished and provide everything needed to make a vacation comfortable, from TVs with cable and satellite to full entertainment systems with film and music libraries. Owners make every effort to ensure that guests are well catered for, with the benefit of the space and comfort of a home instead of hotel rooms.

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