Tucked into the rolling hills just to the west of downtown Lorain, West Lorain is a residential neighborhood close to northern Ohio's most popular attractions. The industrial zone of South Lorain sits just southeast of the neighborhood, and East Lorain lies across the Black River.
West Lorain is just a stone's throw from the site of the annual Lorain International Festival, a family-friendly event that draws exhibitors from around the world for food and culture. For residents who want even more entertainment, the Lorain Port Authority puts on a healthy mix of events and festivals at the multi-purpose Black River Landing site. To the west, the Six Flags Cedar Point amusement park attracts visitors from across the Midwest with an impressive array of modern roller coasters and thrill rides.
West Lorain is just a short jog or bike ride from the shore of Lake Erie. Its tree-lined streets are perfect for early-morning runs, and its wooded patches delight dog-walkers and urban explorers. Mill Hollow Bacon Woods Park and the Edison Woods Reserve offer endless opportunities for local hikers as well. Boaters can launch out onto the lake from Sherod Park and Showse Park.
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