The Underrated Beach With The Whitest, Most Pristine Sand In Ohio
Although Ohio isn’t home to any white sand beaches, there’s a gorgeous beach along Lake Erie that comes pretty close.
Headlands Beach State Park in Mentor, Ohio features a mile-long natural sand beach that’s unbelievably picturesque. A beach day here will make you temporarily forget you’re in Ohio—because Lake Erie really is our own special sort of ocean here.
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Headlands Beach State Park is located at 9601 Headlands Rd., Mentor, OH 44060. Have you ever been here before? If so, let us know what your experience was like!
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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