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Sandusky for 3 days - Please Help :)

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Sandusky for 3 days - Please Help :)


We'll be arriving in Sandusky from Cleveland in the late afternoon to enjoy two days at Cedar Point Amusement Park the following days. We were wondering if anyone can suggest good accommodation near the park. I understand it's pretty expensive to stay right near the park so we don't mind driving alittle (we'll have a rental car). Provided parking at the park is not very costly. (Probably 10 minutes drive would be the furtherest we'd like to stay away from the park).

Any other suggestions of activities to do in the area would be most appreciated - we'll have an extra day to look around.

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Sandusky for 3 days - Please Help :)

well, parking is $10. and really, you arne't going to find the best deals within a 10 minute drive of the park. 15-20 minutes away will be cheaper.

i definately think you should look into the holiday inn express in vermilion. it gets great reviews for being clean, good breakfast, and cheaper than most.

also look at some of the hotels in nearby Huron. if you'd like a resort experience, Sawmill Creek resort is very nice, and less than 10 minutes away.

As for the other hotels in the area, the Comfort Inn or Comfort Suites on Milan Rd/Rt 250, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn, La Quinta Inn... they all get decent reviews.

I have friends that always prefer to st at the South Shore Inn on route 6/cleveland road. they were just there 2 weeks ago and loved it.

Or, if you'd like a cheap stay at a classic 1950's style neaon light motel, the Maples Motel is perfect. Clean, classic, cheap, nice pool, and close to CP.

As for your extra day there, lots of options. My first suggestion would be to take a ferry from POrt Clinton (15-20 minute drive, then a 20 minute boat ride) to Put in Bay, or to Kellys island (more to fill your day at PiB though). there is also the indoor waterparks at Kalahari resort and castaway bay. you can do some of the smaller attractions, like goofy golf (mini golf and go carts), african safari wildlife park in port clinton, visit the area wineries, etc.

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