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Adventure Spot

We are so very happy that you chose to stay with us at the Harbor House.  In order to make your vacation the best it can be, we have compiled this page to help you find fun and exciting things to do while you are in town.  

On The Lake Electric Bike Company


We have partnered with On The Lake Electric Bike Company to provide you with a sweet discount on electric bikes and mobility scooters.  They offer weekly, daily, & hourly rentals so it's super convenient for your schedule.  Just call and mention that your group is staying at The Harbor House and get FREE delivery to the front door AND a discount on your rental.

Phone: 440-218-BIKE



The Ashtabula Port Authority has a long list of fishing charter companies that you can reserve with.  This is the most complete list of charters available so we are sure you will find one that is just right for you and your crew.

Fishing Charters - Check out local fishing charter companies in Ashtabula
Covered Bridge Trail - Ashtabula


Ashtabula County features some amazing covered bridges.  The bridges are so great that they have created a trail that allows you to check in with your phone at each bridge and win prizes.  There are 19 bridges on the trail and every one is worth a look.


Grand River Valley Wineries

Ashtabula County is home to 32 wineries.  Many offer tours, dining, live entertainment, and special events.  You will even find some pet friendly venues.  The Geneva Grape Jamboree in September even has grape stomping!

The following wineries are open every Monday.

Cask 307 - 11am-6pm

Debonné Vineyard - 12pm-6pm

Emerine Estates - 11am-7pm

Ferrante Winery - 11am-4pm

Grand River Cellars - 12pm-6pm

The Lakehouse Inn Winery & Crosswinds Grille - 5pm-9pm

Laurentia Winery - 12pm-8pm

M Cellars - 12pm-6pm

Old Firehouse Winery - 12pm-7pm

South River Vineyards - 12pm-6pm

Grand River Valley Wineries
Ashtabula lighthouse on Lake Erie


Lighthouse Restoration Society

The Ashtabula Lighthouse, built in 1905 is watched over by the Lighthouse Restoration Society.  The lighthouse overlooks the Ashtabula Harbor and is best viewed from Lake Shore Park on the mainland.



Ashtabula has 2 large parks right on the edge of Lake Erie: Lake Shore Park and Walnut Beach Park.  Both are within a 10 minute drive from Harbor House and offer tons of amenities for the whole family.  Lake Shore Park holds a Classic Car show every Sunday throughout the summer.  Walnut Beach Park is a great place for hiking and bird watching, that is, if you're tired of sitting in the sun on that sandy beach

Ashtabula Parks - Lake Shore Park and Walnut Beach Park
Jet Skiing, kayaking, boating, paddle boards


Rentals on the Water

Looking to rent pontoon boats, kayaks, paddle boards, or hydro bikes?  Ashtabula has that!  Maybe you have your own equipment.  We can show you where to go to get your kayak on the water.  Looking for a fun, yet relaxing ride on the water?  We know a place that has swan paddle boats too!


Night Life

Night clubs in and around Ashtabula are plentiful.  Catch the comedy tour at the Cloven Hoof.  Get your dance on at Yankies with live DJ. Have fun with some karaoke at the Swiss Chalet night club.  That's just to name a few.

Dancing, karaoke, Live entertainment, DJ, comedy tours
Archery in Geneva State Park



Geneva State Park, which sits on 698 acres of land, has an archery range just off Padanarum Rd with a raised platform and multiple targets.  Bring your own equipment.



If Winter is your vacation season of choice, the Western Reserve Greenway Trail is a 43 mile trail that is used year round.  In the winter, snowmobiling is only allowed at the northern side of the trail in Ashtabula County.  You can find the start of the trail at Herzog Rotary Park.

Snowmobile fun in Ashtabula County.  Harbor House is your place to stay in the Winter.
Ballet, Dance, Visual Arts, classes and workshops


The Ashtabula Arts Center focuses on theater, music, dance, and visual arts.  Be sure to check their calendar for events during your stay.  They even offer workshops and 1 day events that you can register for and particiapate in.


There are multiple public hunting grounds in Ohio.  If you are looking for a nearby hunting spot, Dorset Wildlife Area is close by.  Be sure to download their map and review all regulations before hunting.

Find public hunting areas near Ashtabula.
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