Aerial view of Sandusky, Ohio courtesy of Wikipedia
Aerial view of Sandusky, Ohio courtesy of Wikipedia

Take some time while you’re at the conference to explore some of the great attractions Sandusky, Ohio has to offer. The 2016 AMTA conference hotel, Kalahari Resort and Conference Center, is within a short drive of downtown Sandusky.  Sandusky (pictured above) is situated on beautiful Lake Erie.

If you have a Pinterest account (free), we have a Pinterest board of popular Sandusky attractions. Looking for even more things to do? Check out Lake Erie Shores and Islands for local events, entertainment and shopping in and around Sandusky!

Local Museums & Attractions In and Around Sandusky, Ohio

  • Milan Museum – which boasts one of the best glass museums in the country at 10 Edison Drive Milan, OH just a short drive from Sandusky.

Shopping, Restaurant & Entertainment Areas

  • Toft’s – Ohio’s Oldest Dairy!  Home of the Scoop of Joe ice cream.
  • Volstead Bar – Sandusky’s “Speak Easy” restaurant and  bar.
  • Dockside Cafe – home to the Walleye Tacos located in downtown Sandusky right on Lake Erie.

Local events during conference weekend:

Family-Friendly Attractions:

If your family is joining you for the trip to Sandusky, here are some kid-friendly places for them to explore while you’re attending conference events:

  • Kalahari Indoor Waterpark – when you book your stay at Kalahari for conference that entitles you to free water passes daily!
  • Kalahari Spa – start or end your day with a trip to the Kalahari spa.  Conference Attendees receive 20% off on all spa services! Check out the Spa Menu online.
  • Kalahari Adventure Club – check-in daily for special events, crafts, games and the indoor animal petting zoo (they have a baby lion!) available to all kids of all ages daily.
  • Toft’s – Ohio’s older Dairy!  Stop in for some authentic ice cream!