WHAT YOU’ll discover

At Lakeside Traveler, we pride ourselves on delivering expert guidance on traveling around the Great Lakes Region.

Discover Hidden Gems

Step off the tourist trail and discover hidden gems that offer a glimpse into the authentic beauty of the Great Lakes.

Explore Local Favorites

Experience the authentic charm of the Great Lakes region with insider travel tips on hidden gems and local favorites you won’t find anywhere else.

Endless Inspiration

Uncover the magic of the Great Lakes region and evoke your sense of wonder with our captivating stories, breathtaking photos, and insider tips.


The Story Behind Lakeside Traveler

Exploring Lakefront Charms

Welcome to Lakeside Traveler, where we invite you to explore the wonders of the Great Lakes region like never before. As avid travelers and proud residents of this underrated gem, we’re passionate about showcasing the beauty, charm, and endless possibilities awaiting you along our picturesque shores.

Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply a deeper connection with nature, Lakeside Traveler is your ultimate guide to unlocking the treasures of our beloved region.

Join us on a journey of discovery, where every page is filled with insider tips, inspiring stories, and expert advice to help you plan your own lakeside adventures.

Immersing in the Magic of the Great Lakes Regions

Lakeside Traveler is my love letter to this remarkable corner of the world. As a lifelong resident and avid traveler, I’ve witnessed firsthand the magic that unfolds along the shores of these majestic lakes. From the pristine beaches to the charming coastal towns, every corner of this region has a story to tell and an experience to offer.


How to Use This Blog

Navigating through our blog is easy, and we’re here to guide you through every step of your journey.

Here’s a quick overview to help you make the most of your experience:

  • Travel Guides: Dive into our comprehensive travel guides tailored to help you plan your next lakeside adventure with ease.
  • Destination Reviews: Discover firsthand insights and honest reviews of the stunning destinations waiting to be explored around the Great Lakes region.
  • Tips and Tricks: Unlock insider tips and practical advice to enhance your travel experience, whether you’re a seasoned explorer or a first-time visitor.
  • Personal Stories: Immerse yourself in our personal tales and experiences, offering a glimpse into the beauty and charm of lakeside living and travel.
EXPLORE WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER

Find What Interests You!

With a diverse range of topics and categories, there’s something here for every type of traveler. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or inspiration, we invite you to explore different sections based on your interests.

Let Lakeside Traveler be your guide as you embark on a journey of discovery, exploration, and unforgettable experiences around the Great Lakes.

DISCOVER THE GEMS

Recent Posts

Dive into our most popular posts and get a taste of the adventures that await you here at Lakeside Traveler. These carefully selected gems offer a glimpse into the essence of our blog, with each post brimming with inspiration, insights, and wanderlust-inducing stories.

Niagara Falls | Ontario | Travel

The Best Things to Do in Niagara Falls, ON

Deciding whether it’s worth visiting the Canadian side of Niagara Falls is a common question for travelers planning their itineraries. Personally, I’ve found that Niagara Falls from the Canada side presents breathtaking views and a unique perspective of this natural wonder. Compared to the US side, many argue that the panoramic vistas are unparalleled, with…

Buffalo, NY | New York | Travel

The Best Must-Visit Attractions in Buffalo

As a seasoned traveler who’s been to various corners of the globe, I can confidently say that Buffalo, NY, offers a unique mix of cultural, historical, and recreational activities that shouldn’t be overlooked. Whether it’s appreciating the architectural marvels designed by Frank Lloyd Wright or delving into the city’s rich history, Buffalo has a distinct…

Buffalo, NY | New York | Travel

Is Buffalo Worth Visiting?

Growing up in Buffalo and now residing nearby, I’m eager to reveal the hidden gems that make this city a must-visit destination. Buffalo, NY, often surprising first-time visitors, is a notable gem that checks these boxes. Perched at the edge of Lake Erie and a stone’s throw from the cascading waters of Niagara Falls, Buffalo…

Erie, PA | Pennsylvania | Travel

The Best Winter Activities in Erie, PA

When the snow starts to fall and the temperatures drop, Erie, PA transforms into a playground for winter sports enthusiasts. I find myself drawn to the variety of winter activities available, from the frosty, serene landscapes ready for snowshoeing to the thrilling slopes perfect for skiing and snowboarding. The crisp winter air and powdery snow…

Buffalo, NY | New York | Travel

Is it Better to Stay in Niagara Falls or Buffalo?

When planning a visit to the majestic Niagara Falls, an important decision to make is where to plan your stay. Being born and raised in Buffalo, NY, my family escapades frequently involved day trips or weekend staycations in Niagara Falls, ON and the surrounding areas. When I’m planning a vacation, I always run into the…

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Endless Inspiration Starts Here | Let your imagination soar with our diverse range of posts, offering endless inspiration for your next adventure in the Great Lakes region.

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