Mentor is located in northeastern Ohio in Lake County
25 miles northeast of Cleveland
just off the shores of Lake Erie
Higher education can be found at Lake Erie College about 5 miles northeast of town while Lakeland Commuitity College is 5 miles to the south.
Headlands Beach State Park provides outdoor recreation and is located about 5 miles to the northeast.
The Black Brook Country Club, a public 18-hole course, invites golfers to challenge its layout.
Local attractions include the James A. Garfield National Historic Site.