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Apartment in Sandusky
Siesta in Sandusky
Welcome to Siesta in Sandusky! A great place for couples, friends, and older children. Sandusky was voted Best Coastal Small Town. Your 1840 historic upper apartment has been completely remodeled! Come home to a relaxing atmosphere, enjoy a book, sit on the porch, or cook a grand meal in the new kitchen! Sandusky has much to offer. We are 8 blocks away from Lake Erie, close to shopping and restaurants. A 5mile drive to Cedar Point and 10miles to Kalahari indoor water park. Enjoy your stay!
ﺩ.ﺇ422 per night
Apartment in Sandusky
Charming Rustic Elegance- 1856 limestone home
1856 limestone home converted into a rustic elegant stay. Located within walking distance of America's Best Coastal Small Downtown. Private, quiet, and unique atmosphere equipped with kitchen, 3 beds, and full bath. Entertain by visiting our famous downtown or relax at the unit by watching Smart TV, Wifi, play wooden board games...checkers, Dominoes, or Yahtzee. Office space available for work needs. We promise the design will leave you amazed in this one of a kind place.
ﺩ.ﺇ551 per night
Condo in Sandusky
Lakefront Condo with Spectacular Cedar Point View
Fabulous 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo (950 Sq Ft.) Patio looking over Sandusky Bay, Cedar Point and Jackson Street Pier. Enjoy a completely stocked kitchen and flat screen tvs. Chesapeake Lofts is walking distance to many Sandusky restaurants/bars, Goodtime I and Sandusky Jet Express. Enjoy the pool/hot tub, outside tables, grills and a gym (pool/hot tub open Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day Weekend). Located 4.8 miles from Cedar Point and 3.9 miles from Sports Force Park.
ﺩ.ﺇ404 per night

Stay near Sandusky's top sights

Sandusky Mall18 locals recommend
Cedar Point Shores19 locals recommend
Shoreline Park6 locals recommend
Toft Dairy Ice Cream Parlor20 locals recommend
Small City Taphouse45 locals recommend
Berardi's Family Kitchen9 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Sandusky

Home in Sandusky
Waterfront, Minutes to Cedar Point, Sports Force
ﺩ.ﺇ501 per night
Condo in Sandusky
Chesapeake Lofts Condo
ﺩ.ﺇ547 per night
Home in Sandusky
2 min drive to Cedar Point & game room!!
ﺩ.ﺇ411 per night
Condo in Sandusky
Spacious Condo w/ 2 king beds & Beautiful Lakeview
ﺩ.ﺇ725 per night
Condo in Port Clinton
Steps away from Jet Express and downtown PC
ﺩ.ﺇ364 per night
Townhouse in Sandusky
Cove Getaway unit "A"
ﺩ.ﺇ594 per night
Condo in Oak Harbor
The Harbor Retreat
ﺩ.ﺇ327 per night
Condo in Sandusky
New! Condo at Downtown Waterfront
ﺩ.ﺇ371 per night
Apartment in Sandusky
Dazzling Apt. Downtown Sandusky
ﺩ.ﺇ328 per night
Apartment in Sandusky
The ShoreHouse Loft #1-in Downtown Sandusky
ﺩ.ﺇ529 per night
Condo in Sandusky
Bayfront Holiday Getaway for Four w/ Water View!
ﺩ.ﺇ410 per night
Home in Sandusky
The Penthouse Suite -5 mins to Cedar Point
ﺩ.ﺇ644 per night

Your guide to Sandusky

All About Sandusky

Along the banks of Lake Erie sits the popular beach town of Sandusky, where lovingly restored limestone buildings line the downtown district and wide sidewalks are lined with local markets and shops. The city’s amusement parks, located on a spit that juts into the lake, draw thrill-seekers and casual riders from around the country. Sandusky is also close to state parks with miles of scenic hiking trails.

History is on display in Sandusky, as the city has been a draw for vacationers since the late 19th century. You’ll find many attractive landmarks here, such as the castle-inspired Cooke-Dorn House and the Merry-Go-Round Museum, where you can see artfully carved wooden figurines and a working carousel from 1939.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Sandusky

The area south of Lake Erie has a humid continental climate, which means there are four distinct seasons to enjoy in Sandusky. You’ll find pleasant springs (think light-jacket weather) with plenty of opportunities to walk along the lakeshore. Although it can get hot and muggy in late July and August, summer is the most popular time to visit, as the theme parks open from late May through August and the waters of Lake Erie are warm enough for swimming. Fall is dry and crisp, a great time to hit the trails around Sawmill Creek and Sheldon Marsh Nature Preserves, and visit the Island Wine Festival at nearby Put-In-Bay. Winters are cold, with plenty of snow and ice, but the downtown district is enchanting with holiday lights, and you can try your hand at ice fishing or snowshoeing.

Top things to do in Sandusky

Pickerel Creek WIldlife Area

Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area, a restored wetland with abundant wildlife, is a 20-minute drive west of Sandusky. The 3,200-acre site is open for fishing, and its observation tower (located along Route 6) offers many opportunities for spotting bald eagles, white-tailed deer, and rare bird species, particularly during the spring and fall migrations. The area is crossed by wooden walkways and trails along the top of dikes. Note that some parts are closed during the hunting season from late November to early spring.

Island Hopping

Sandusky’s stretch of Lake Erie coastline is a popular destination for chilling out, but if you’re up for a little more adventure, you can catch a ferry to visit Kelleys Island, South Bass Island, Middle Bass Island, and North Bass Island, many of which promise inland trails, beautiful beaches, and little restaurants where you can sit by the water. Once you land, you can rent a bike or a golf cart to take in the sights.

Maritime Museum of Sandusky

Dive into the maritime history of Sandusky at this museum through interactive exhibits on local pirates, ancient shipwrecks, and the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. Sandusky was a major stop on the pre-Civil War Underground Railroad, which helped slaves gain their freedom; a well-known American author paid homage to the town in one of her famous novels.

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