10 Beautiful Beaches Around Cleveland That Will Make Your Summer Complete

Sometimes we forget that spending a day at the beach does not necessarily require a trip out-of-state. Lake Erie and nearby lakes, it turns out, offer some stunning beaches, the likes of which are unrivaled in beauty and opportunity for exploration. These ten beaches are all within driving distance of Cleveland, and each one is uniquely perfect for a day in the summer sun.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

When planning summer days of leisure, there are a number of fantastic beaches that are local and lovable. Whether you want a big beach with lots of sand or a small intimate getaway from the real world, you can find what you are looking for all within the Cleveland area. What is your favorite local beach?