Lakeside Ohio

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Lakeside Chautauqua is located on the Marblehead Peninsula, halfway between Toledo and Cleveland on Lake Erie's south shore. It is easily accessible from the east or west via Interstate 90, Route 2 and Route 163. Lakeside is situated in the heart of the Lake Erie Shores & Islands region. There are many attractions and historical sites within a short driving distance.


Directions to Lakeside Chautauqua

From Cleveland: Follow Interstate 90 W. to Route 2 W. (Interstate 90 becomes Route 2 just past Elyria). Follow Route 2 W. to the Route 269 N. Exit 125A Lakeside/Marblehead (the first exit after the Sandusky Bay Bridge). On the exit ramp, veer to the left (Exit 125A) and follow Route 269 N. to Route 163 E.; at the light turn right onto Route 163 E. and proceed 4.1 miles. Located on Route 163, on your left, you will enter the South Gate entrance of Lakeside Chautauqua. Parking and shuttle service is available during the Chautauqua summer season within the gates.

From Toledo: Follow Route 2 E. to Route 269 N. Exit 125 Lakeside/Marblehead. On the exit ramp, veer to the left (Exit 125A) and follow Route 269 N. to Route 163 E.; at the light turn right onto Route 163 E. and p

roceed 4.1 miles. Located on Route 163, on your left, you will enter the South Gate entrance of Lakeside Chautauqua. Parking and shuttle service is available during the Chautauqua summer season within the gates.

From Columbus: Follow Route 23 N. to Route 98 N. to Route 4 N. to Route 2 W. Take Route 2 W. to the Route 269 N. Exit 125A Lakeside/Marblehead (the first exit after the Sandusky Bay Bridge). On the exit ramp, veer to the left (Exit 125A) and follow Route 269 N. to Route 163 E.; at the light turn right onto Route 163 E. and proceed 4.1 miles. Located on Route 163, on your left, you will enter the South Gate entrance of Lakeside Chautauqua. Parking and shuttle service is available during the Chautauqua summer season within the gates.

From Dayton/Cincinnati: Follow Interstate 75 N. to Route 12 N. to Route 53 N. to Route 2 E. Continue following Route 2 E. until you reach the Route 269 N. Exit 125 Lakeside/Marblehead. On the exit ramp, veer to the left (Exit 125A) and follow Route 269 N. to Route 163 E.; at the light turn right onto Route 163 E. and proceed 4.1 miles. Located on Route 163, on your left, you will enter the South Gate entrance of Lakeside Chautauqua. Parking and shuttle service is available during the Chautauqua summer season within the gates.


Directions to the Lakeside Chautauqua Administration Office

From the South Gate entrance: Follow the road through the South Gate entrance to Maple Avenue and turn left. Continue to follow Maple Avenue until you have reached Third Street and turn right. The Lakeside Chautauqua Administration Office entrance is on the corner of Walnut Avenue and Third Street on the left. During the summer, parking is limited on the grounds; therefore, to assure your vehicle has a parking space, guests are asked to park in the South Gate Parking Lot (off State Route 163), and use the shuttle service to visit the downtown business district. Ample space is available at the South Gate Parking Lot and requires an Auto Pass during the Chautauqua summer season. When you arrive, we suggest you temporarily park along the curb near the Fountain Inn to unload and check in. There is a small parking lot adjacent to the Fountain Inn. If there is an available spot in this lot, you are welcome to park there.

Directions to the Fountain Inn

From the South Gate entrance: Follow the road through the South Gate entrance to Maple Avenue and turn left. Continue to follow Maple Avenue until you have reached the Fountain Inn (225 Maple Ave.) on your right. During the summer, parking is limited on the grounds; therefore, to assure your vehicle has a parking space, guests are asked to park in the South Gate Parking Lot (off State Route 163), and use the shuttle service to visit the downtown business district. Ample space is available at the South Gate Parking Lot and requires an Auto Pass during the Chautauqua summer season. When you arrive, we suggest you temporarily park along the curb near the Fountain Inn to unload and check in. There is a small parking lot adjacent to the Fountain Inn. If there is an available spot in this lot, you are welcome to park there.

Directions to Hotel Lakeside

From the South Gate entrance: Follow the road through the South Gate entrance to Maple Avenue and turn left. Continue to follow Maple Avenue until you have reached Hotel Lakeside (15 Maple Ave.) on your left. During the summer, parking is limited on the grounds; therefore, to assure your vehicle has a parking space, guests are asked to park in the South Gate Parking Lot (off State Route 163), and use the shuttle service to visit the downtown business district. Ample space is available at the South Gate Parking Lot and requires an Auto Pass during the Chautauqua summer season. When you arrive, we suggest you temporarily park along the curb near the Fountain Inn to unload and check in. There is a small parking lot behind Hotel Lakeside. If there is an available spot in this lot, you are welcome to park there.