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. From a vacation rental home to a Put-in-Bay resort, we have the right lodging for you.


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You have Put-in-Bay Ohio questions, and we have Put-in-Bay Ohio answers!! Call 216-898-9951 for reservations or information. You can also use our Put-in-Bay Contact form link to send us a quick email. Ask us anything about the Lake Erie islands and we will try to help!


Put-in-Bay is nature’s playground when it comes to outdoor activities, Put-in-Bay attractions, sightseeing, and entertainment. There is a national monument, kids’ activities, family outings, a tour train, and various fun transportation modes. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy the golf course, jet skis, and scenic bike paths. You won’t lack for things to do when you visit Put-in-Bay! Check out our upcoming events also!

Put-in-Bay Summer Entertainers

Bob Gatewood Bob Gatewood & the Calabash Band Put-in-Bay's own Bob Gatewood entertains island crowds...

Kimberly’s Carousel

A beloved fixture of downtown Put-in-Bay, Kimberly’s Carousel has been entertaining kids and kids at...

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

One of the oldest churches on South Bass Island, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church welcomes worshippers...

Saunders Resort Golf Course

Saunders Golf Course, the only golf course on Put-in-Bay, is Par 3 nine hole course....

Put-in-Bay Biplane Rides

If flying in an open cockpit bi-plane along the coastline of Put-in-Bay sounds fun then...

South Bass Island State Park

Perched high atop the white cliffs of South Bass Island sits the beautiful 33-acre South...

Put-in-Bay Yacht Club

Located right down the street from the Put in Bay ferry drop off area, the...

Dodge Woods Preserve

The Dodge Woods Preserve offers visitors 3.5 acres of natural wonder and beauty. Open to...

Crystal Cave

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

Taste the Local Flavor

Prepare to experience some amazing tastes, recipes, and aromas presented 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 at any of our Put-in-Bay restaurants.

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


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


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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With tens of thousands of active members, we publish specials and insider deals every month. Be the first to hear about island specials, theme weekend activities, and be entered into our monthly Free Weekend Contest! You could win a free weekend at Put-in-Bay Ohio in a vacation rental home sleeping up to 8 people and a free Put-in-Bay golf cart rental for your stay!



Read Our Blog

Our Put-in-Bay Blog and News covers a wide range of topics. 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.

Put-in-Bay played a major role in the War of 1812 between the US and England. The waters around Put-in-Bay were the location of United States Navy commander Oliver Hazard Perry. He sailed from the port of Put-in-Bay on September 10, 1813 to engage a British naval squadron commanded by Captain Robert Heriot Barclay just north of South Bass Island in the “Battle of Lake Erie”. You can read more about it in our blog!


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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 upcoming 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. And the island is safe, with Put-in-Bay taxis always available. Do you like history? Visit Put-in-Bay for Historical Weekend and the War of 1812 reenactments. Do you like to party? Visit Put-in-Bay!