Vermilion, Ohio is located on Lake Erie between Cleveland and Sandusky. Our "small town on a great lake" offers beach, Vermilion River and Lake Erie fun for all ages. Enjoy the sun on our sandy beaches, kayak, boat or fish on the river.

Take a scenic water cruise, dine at a waterfront restaurant, stay at a cottage or dock at one of the nicest ports on Lake Erie. For our exact location, please check out the map at the bottom of the page. We're a short drive or boat ride away!!

Located at the north end of Main Street, just east of the Inland Seas Maritime Museum, Vermilion's public Main Street Beach allows residents and visitors access to the Lake Erie shore. Stroll and relax on our sandy beach, take a dip in the water or just pause for a breathtaking sunset!

Showse Park is east of Vermilion's downtown in Vermilion on the Lake. The park not only has a beach with spectacular views of Lake Erie, but also a pavilion and playground. Ball diamonds, tennis courts and a soccer field round out the amenities in this shore recreation area.


Bad Boy Bait and Tackle
4410 Liberty Avenue
Vermilion, Ohio 44089

Dedicated to providing our customers with the finest in baits, tackle and gear! We offer first class fishing charters, a full line of fishing bait and tackle, shrink wrap services, guided river steelhead trips, souvenir t-shirts, gift certificates and more.

Quit wishing and come fishing in Vermilion!

Bulan's Boat Yard
710 Vermilion Road
Vermilion, Ohio

A Vermilion marina offering docking for fishing enthusiasts and pleasure boaters. Docks for boats 13' to 28'. Boat ramp and boat hoist available. Winter and summer storage.

Lagoon Marine
685 Vermilion Road
Vermilion, Ohio

Specializing in both maintainence, repairs and treatment of boats. Year-round storage is also available for boats, trailers, campers, or special recreational equipment.

Maple Grove Marina and Park
1120 Vermilion Road
Vermilion, Ohio

Mario's Landing Marina
6417 West River Road
Vermilion, Ohio

Since 1976, one of the finest family marinas on the river. Featuring floating steel docks, water and electricity, clean restrooms and showers, a spacious grassy area and shade trees, picnic tables, a boat ramp, an in-ground heated swimming pool and winter storage.

Mystic Belle Cruises / Don Parsons Inc. Marina
636 Sandusky Street
Vermilion, Ohio

Relaxing, narrated paddle wheel tour on the historic and scenic Vermilion River including upriver and picturesque lagoon locations. Reservations recommended. Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Romp's Water Port
5055 Liberty Avenue
Vermilion, Ohio

Full service family marina on central Lake Erie for boats 13' to 34'. Floating docks, pool, Putter-Port mini golf and Dairy Dock ice creams stand with the best soft serve around!

Valley Harbor Marina
1295 W. River Road
Vermilion, Ohio

Full service marina on the Vermilion River featuring 400 floating and fixed docks up to 400'. Home of the famous Har-Bar tiki bar.

Vermilion Boat Club
5416 Liberty Avenue
Vermilion, OH 

The Vermilion Boat Club is a private club located on the Vermilion River with a beautiful, picturesque view and many amenities. We are a member of the Inter-Lake Yachting Association (I-LYA), which entitles members access to the facilities of many yachting clubs throughout Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario.


Beulah Beach Camp and Resort
6101 West Lake Road (Rt. 6)
Vermilion, OH 44089

A Christian-oriented camp and resort serving as a place of rest, relaxation, and spiritual renewal for guests since 1921. Serving groups and organizations of all sizes.

Captain Bell House Bed and Breakfast                        

5760 Liberty Avenue
Vermilion, OH 44089

Vermilion's luxury lodging.  Two blocks from the lake and three blocks from Chez Francois and downtown. Two guest rooms in the historic home plus a guest cottage.  All rooms have private baths, free WiFi, cable TV, and A/C. Open year round.

Cottages At The Water's Edge
6419 West Lake Road (Rt. 6)
Vermilion, Ohio

Located four miles west of Vermilion on U.S. Route 6. Featuring a 400' private beach, vintage cottages, campfires nightly.

Holiday Inn Express
2417 State Route 60 North
Vermilion, Ohio

Located at the southwest corner of the junction of Ohio Routes 2 & 60. Free breakfast, local calls, and high-speed internet access. Indoor pool and whirl pool.

Lakeland Lodges
13115 West Lake Road (Rt. 6)
Vermilion, Ohio

Nightly and weekly rentals. Private sandy beach with volleyball, swings and campfires.

Motel Plaza
4645 Liberty Avenue
Vermilion, Ohio

Clean, quiet, and family friendly. Relax outdoors in the gazebo. Enjoy a picnic with your family. Clean rooms, free wifi, microwave and mini fridge in each room.

Plaz Vilka Beachfront Cottages
6409 West Lake Road
Vermilion, Ohio

Guest house and deluxe cottages on Lake Erie.  Daily and weekly rentals.Private sandy beach with terraced decks.  "Exclusively yours" for family reunions.  Community kitchen/picnic area available for group meals.

Walk in The Water Cottages on Lake Erie
11917 West Lake Road (Rt. 6)
Vermilion, Ohio

A great lakefront family vacation destination. In-ground pool. Available for both weekly and daily rentals.

The Linwood Park Company             
Linwood Park
4920 Liberty Avenue
Vermilion, OH 44089

A private summer community open the second week in June until Labor Day.
Enjoy a stay at a privately owned cottage, the Linwood Lodge or as room above the Stand.
Enjoy the beach, play tennis or shuffleboard, playground or picnic in the Grove.

Main Street Vermilion and Harbour Town