About Ashtabula County
If you’ve not watched the sun set over Lake Erie, then it is time to visit Ashtabula County. Hearthside Grove Lake Erie lies within this beautiful county, located in the northeast corner of Ohio. This picturesque and historically rich county covers 26 miles of gorgeous Lake Erie shoreline, with a population near 102,000. Located within minutes of our Resort, The Village of Geneva-on-the-Lake is a popular vacation and exploration destination – Ohio’s First Summertime Resort.
Ashtabula Harbor District is where the Ashtabula River meets Lake Erie and is a vibrant entertainment district known for its historic buildings, local retail shops, and eclectic restaurants. During the 19th century, Ashtabula Harbor was considered a major stop on the Underground Railroad during the American Civil War where slaves once boarded ships here to freedom to cross Lake Erie on their way to Canada. The area is known for a variety of great events including the Beach Glass Festival, Wine & Walleye Festival, The Arts on Bridge Street and more. Visit the Historic Ashtabula Harbor to explore a variety of flavors, sights, sounds, and history.
Enjoy Wineries, Covered Bridges, Fishing & More
From Hearthside Grove Lake Erie, visit our 24 wineries which produce world-class wines in a microclimate that favors some of the best grape-growing in the state. Not a wine drinker, then visit our 2 micro-breweries and 2 distilleries known in the area for their artisanal brews and spirits.
Well-known throughout Ashtabula County, there are 19 covered bridges which are — monuments to artisanal woodworking, craftsmanship and traditional engineering — including the largest covered bridge in the United States.
A mecca for birders and fishermen, Conneaut is a migration route for hundreds of bird species and the home of America’s #1 steelhead trout stream. Kayak to the lighthouse, paddle board with your puppy or catch a fresh walleye for dinner – the rivers and lakes are full of water recreation. (The name “Ashtabula,” derived from the Algonquian language, means “always enough fish to be shared around, to be given away.”)
See Ashtabula County for Yourself
Hearthside Grove Lake Erie wants to offer you a place to call home in Ashtabula County, close to the lakeside, and near The Village of Geneva-on-the-Lake.
And no neighborhood would be complete without dining, entertainment and other activities, so check out What to Do and discover the many attractions of Ashtabula County and Northeast Ohio.