AURORA, Ohio — The site of the former Sea World and Geauga Lake Campground could finally be the home to something different than its entertaining past. A developer wants to build 321 homes and commercial and office space on the old Geauga Lake site, according to News 5 media partner at “This is very positive […]

AURORA, Ohio– Meijer is no longer planning to build a store at the former site of Geauga Lake. The grocery store chain signed contracts to purchase several properties across Northeast Ohio, including the old amusement park, in 2016. “Typically, we will sign a contract to purchase property, and that contract will give us a set […]

AURORA, OH (WOIO) – Sometimes big dreams do come true, but the resurrection of Geauga Lake probably borders more on fantasy. On Feb. 24, Brian Roote created a GoFundMe page introducing a $450 million renovation and construction plan, which would bring the defunct park back to life. Here is Roote’s ambitious 5-phase reconstruction proposal, which starts with […]

ALLIANCE, OH (WOIO) – For those of you who smile when you think of the amusement park Geauga Lake that closed in 2007, prepare to take a trip back in your memories. The owner of The Caddie Shack, a family entertainment center in Alliance, has purchased the Tilt-a-Whirl ride that used to run at Geauga Lake. Jason Dlugokecki […]

AVON, OH (WOIO) – Meijer superstores are coming to Northeast Ohio. The grocery store chain is currently planning sites in Avon, Mentor, Stow, Austintown and Bainbridge Township, at the former Geauga Lake site. They also have property under contract in Lorain and Wooster. A Meijer spokesperson said that the sites will open in 2019 at […]

AURORA – Wildwater Kingdom water park in Aurora is closing after this season. The park’s final day of operation is Monday September 5. To have some understanding of where the area might go, you have to look back. Aurora’s Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin said the Geauga Lake property is about 540 acres of land. Seventeen […]

AURORA – Geauga Lake has sat vacant for years, but steps have been taken to transform the old amusement park into a potential sound stage setting for movie production. At Cleveland Comic Con, Ivan Schwarz, director of the Greater Cleveland Film Commission, said they are working on legislation to raise the motion picture tax incentive […]

BAINBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Bainbridge Township resident Bob Watson walked along Geauga Lake Road, just north of the former amusement park with the same name. The view from his neighborhood is pleasant until he spots what remains of Geauga Lake over barbed-fire fences and overgrown weeds. Watson said he can only speculate why was the […]