15 Best Beaches in Ohio For Visitors To Visit

1. Headlands Beach

The natural sand beach at Headlands Beach State Park in Mentor is the largest beach of its kind in Ohio, making it one of the most popular.

2. Alum Creek

Alum Creek is the largest inland beach in the Ohio state park system and possibly the most popular public beach in central Ohio.

3. Geneva State Park Beach

The sandy beachfront at Geneva State Park in northeast Ohio is a top vacation spot on the Lake Erie shores.

4. Old Field Beach

One of the best quick beach visits in Ohio is at Old Field Beach at Indian Lake.

5. Kelleys Island State Park Beach

Kelleys Island State Park Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the shores of Lake Erie.

6. Huntington Beach

One of the best beaches in northern Ohio near Cleveland in Bay Village is Huntington Beach.

7. Burr Oak Lake

The inland beach at Burr Oak Lake is a man-made lake in Glouster, Ohio with a small public beach.

8. Maumee Bay State Park Beach

One beach is located on the shores of Lake Erie, offering great swimming in the designated areas, with restrooms and showers available.

9. Euclid Beach

Many Ohioans know Euclid Beach near Cleveland for Euclid Beach Live, the summer series of concerts along the waterfront and pier.

10. Nickel Plate Beach

Nickel Plate Beach is one of the largest public swimming beaches in the Huron region in northern Ohio.

11. Cedar Point Beach

Cedar Point is known mostly for its thrilling, world-class roller coasters, but tucked away on the Lake Erie playground is Cedar Point Beach.

12. Salt Fork

The expansive 2,500-foot inland beach at Salt Fork State Park in southern Ohio is one of the largest in the state.

13. East Harbor State Park Beach

The beach located in East Harbor State Park is a popular beach on Lake Erie near Marblehead.

14. Turkey Creek Lake

Though not the most tropical name, Turkey Creek Lake has swimming areas surrounded by some of the most stunning landscapes in the state.

15. Conneaut Township Park Beach

In the far northeast corner of Ohio is the pristine Conneaut Township Park Beach with Lake Erie swimming.

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