Vermilion is located on the shores of Lake Erie in Northern Ohio, approximately 35 miles west of Cleveland. Vermilion Harbor’s central location is ideal for day trips to all of Lake Erie’s great destinations.


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Some of the great destinations within 45 minutes or less

  • * Lake Erie’s western Islands including the famed Put-in-Bay and Kelly’s Island State Park
  • * Cedar Point amusement park
  • * Huron Ohio’s public beach
  • * Lorain’s Jack-a-lope restaurant
  • * Cleveland’s Cuyahoga river port with many fine restaurants and attractions
  • * Vermilion’s own scenic lagoons, Chez Francois Restaurant, Quaker Steak and Lube restaurant
  • * And many more great locations!

A detailed view of Romp’s (click on image for larger size)

Driving Directions to Romps:

From The East:

Romp’s Water Port, Inc. can be reached via the Ohio Turnpike or Rt. 90 (which becomes Rt. 2). Exit at Baumhart Rd. Take Baumhart Rd. North to Rt. 6 (also called Liberty Ave.) Take Rt. 6 (Liberty Ave.) West to the Vermilion River Bridge. Romp’s is before the bridge on the left.

From The West:

Romp’s Water Port, Inc. can be reached via the Ohio Turnpike or Rt. 2 at the Baumhart Rd. Exit. Follow Baumhart Rd. North to Rt. 6 (also called Liberty Ave.). Then West on Rt. 6 (Liberty Ave.) to the Vermilion River Bridge. Romp’s is before the bridge on the left.

From The South:

Romp’s Water Port, Inc. can be reached using State Rt. 60. Which takes you to Liberty Ave. Heading East we are located beyond the Vermilion River Bridge on the right. You can also access our facility by following Vermilion Rd. to Liberty Ave. Romp’s is on the left.

By Water:

Romp’s Water Port, Inc. is easily accessed by water. From Lake Erie enter the Vermilion River and follow the river upstream for approximately 1/2 mile. You will pass The Quaker Steak Restaurant on the left (east) side. Romp’s is just a little further on your left (east) side. The Vermilion Water Tower is a visible landmark from Lake Erie and is located directly across the river from Romp’s.

Latitude and Longitude Lat 41.421470°/Lon -82.353547