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Plan a family vacation at Lakeside Chautauqua

Lakeside Chautauqua is a hidden gem tucked away on the Marblehead Peninsula just an hour east of Toledo. It’s the perfect family destination for a weeklong vacation, weekend getaway or day trip to Lake Erie.

Within the one-square-mile historic community, you’ll find hundreds of unique Victorian cottages, a concert auditorium, an arts center, a historic waterfront hotel, a movie theater and much more. 
Recreation & wellness
The perfect setting for recreation and wellness along Lake Erie, Lakeside offers sailing, kayaking, paddle- boarding, miniature golf, shuffleboard, basketball, sand volleyball, pickleball and tennis.  It also features several parks and playgrounds, a pool, splash park and lake swimming. 
A variety of unique and charming accommodations complete the experience – from the historic Hotel Lakeside and Fountain Inn to weekly cottage rentals, a campground and bed & breakfasts.  View available accommodations at

Summer entertainment & events
Lakeside hosts an impressive list of family-friendly entertainers, keynote speakers and memorable events.  To view the full schedule of events visit

Admission & parking
Lakeside requires guests and residents to purchase a Chautauqua Pass and Auto Pass to enter the grounds during the summer programming season, May 24-Sept. 2, 2024.  Depending on the length of your stay, choose from a variety of Chautauqua Passes.

For more information visit or call 419-798-4461.