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Tranquility by the Lake



August 10, 2021 $89
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Tranquility by the Lake

Spend a refreshing summer day by the lake.  Visit Schedel Gardens, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park and the Keeper’s Home.

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Your first stop today is at Schedel Gardens & Arboretum. This 17-acre garden is a hidden treasure with unparalleled beauty and tranquility. Features include a Japanese garden, a kitchen garden with many varieties of ornamental hot peppers, a world class bonsai collection, water gardens, perennial gardens, and dozens of flower gardens featuring nearly 10,000 annuals. Be sure to bring your camera!

Next, explore the oldest continually operating lighthouse on the Great Lakes at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, located in the town of Marblehead, Ohio. It is also one of the most photographed buildings in the state. After the lighthouse, enjoy a visit to the historic lighthouse Keeper’s Home. The oldest-surviving home in Ottawa County offers visitors the chance to experience the history of lighthouse keepers. The 1822 home was the residence of the first three keepers of the Marblehead Lighthouse.

End your day with an ice cream treat before heading home!

A boxed lunch is included at Schedel Gardens & Arboretum.