Great Lodging Options

From quaint guest cottages to brand new lakeview condos, there are a variety of options to meet your needs and desires. Put-in-Bay is popular with families and friends during the week and offers a fun atmosphere for bachelorette groups and parties on the weekends.

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THINGS TO DO

Put-in-Bay is nature’s playground when it comes to outdoor activities, sightseeing, and entertainment. There is a national monument, kids’ activities, family outings, and various fun transportation modes. You won’t lack for things to do when you visit Put-in-Bay!

The Wharfside

The Wharfside is well-stocked shop inside Topsy Turvey right on the shores of Lake Erie....

DeRivera Park

A lovely green oasis in the middle of the Village of Put-in-Bay, DeRivera Park provides...

Crystal Cave

A visit to the Crystal Cave and Heineman’s Winery is so uniquely Put-in-Bay it is...

Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot

Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot provides a full range of golf cart options. With their location...

Aquatic Visitors Center

Learn about Lake Erie and its unique ecosystem at the Aquatic Visitors Center. Here education...

Lake Erie Islands Historical Museum

Put-in-Bay and the surrounding Lake Erie Islands are full of fascinating history. The Lake Erie...

Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial

Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is one of the most striking features on Put-in-Bay....

Massie Cliffside Preserve

One of the many protected nature preserve on South Bass Island, Massie Cliffside Preserve offers...

The Butterfly House at Put-in-Bay

For something a little out of the ordinary, spend the day at the Butterfly House...

Taste the Local Flavor

Prepare to experience some amazing tastes, recipes, and aromas prepared with a host of locally sourced ingredients. From fine dining and superb bay views at the Boardwalk to pub grub at Mr. Ed’s and specialty wine and cheese at The Goat, we are sure to fill your stomach, quench your thirst, and feed your soul.

Casual Cuisine

No trip to Put-in-Bay is as long as you wish it were, so you've got to maximize your time to... view more

Coffee & Breakfast

These are the best options for the early risers. Everyone needs to start their day at the Bay eventually, but... view more

Restaurants

Almost everything at Put-in-Bay is casual. Flip-flops and tank tops might as well be the island uniform. However, there are... view more

Pizza

If there's one food that is universally loved, easy, fast, fun and great for any situation, it's pizza. There are... view more

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Don’t let our quiet streets fool you: history meets hip in Put-in-Bay. Whether you want to shop ’til you drop, experience the great outdoors, go hundreds of feet in the air up the Monument, or immerse yourself in entertainment, this village on the lake has it all.

 

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Put-in-Bay Ohio is THE place for a great local staycation. We have island visitors come from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New York on a regular basis. But when it comes to family reunions or bachelor(ette) parties, Put-in-Bay sees guests come from almost every state in the Union, and Canada as well. The summer events cater to a broad range of interests so there is sure to be a Put-in-Bay Summer Event for you and your friends.

 

Put-in-bay, Nicknamed the “Key West of the North” offers an exciting nightlife with live musical entertainment to satisfy all generations. Strolling Barbershop singers, bagpipers, steel drums and Ohio’s best entertainers are frequently seen on Put-in-Bay island. Do you like history? Visit Put-in-Bay for Historical Weekend and the War of 1812 reenactments. Do you like to party?