I was on a Ohio day trip along Lake Erie enjoying being out on the open road along water. Something kept catching the eye at every turn? Park benches! It doesn’t seem to matter where they sit, the area around them is beautiful and today was no exception.
I first came across this one where the Portage River flows into Lake Erie. Looking to the right you can see the Great Lake and to your left, as pictured here, downtown Port Clinton. It was early in the day so lots of boats were heading out.
Within Catawba Island State Park a park bench sits evenly between two trees with Lake Erie straight ahead. Thank goodness no one was ruining the view I had by sitting at the picnic tables haha.
Around the docks within the same state park, provided an unobstructed view out to the west. Just the park bench, you and the blue sky and Lake Erie waters.
In East Harbor State Park in Marblehead you’re facing east now at the same beautiful Lake Erie and shoreline.
One thing about the park benches facing Lake Erie or any water, you can’t grab shot of you with it as a back drop. That’s why it’s good sometimes to see park benches facing away like this one out at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park and…
…another there was facing the famous lighthouse itself.
Along Jackson Street Pier in Sandusky provided a glimpse of this Great Lake, looking straight north. Got the reminder not to feed the birds or pigeons. There were a lot along the shoreline today. 🙂
It was a great day trip navigating along this part of the Lake Erie shoreline in Ohio. I found myself some scenic places to rest and capture the scene on park benches. Well time to get off the bench and back out onto the open road!
What is your favorite scene that you’ve checked out from the comforts of a park bench? What keeps catching your eye in your travels that you love capturing?