Top 10 Free Things To Do at Put-in-Bay!

Top 10 Free Things To Do at Put-in-Bay!
19 Jun, 2020

Put-In-Bay makes for the perfect Midwest island getaway.  The island is known for its fascinating history, fun nightlife, local food, and dozens of unique attractions.   Whether you are coming up with your family or you have a bachelorette party to attend to, Put-In-Bay is for you! With so many things to do, we would like to share with you the Top 10 Free Things to Do at Put-In-Bay. 1.  The Antique Car Museum Put-in-Bay is home to the most classic cars per capita in the United States, so it’s the perfect place for this museum! Located at the Perry’s Cave...

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Hotel Victory: Put-in-Bay’s “Grandest” Memory
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Hotel Victory: Put-in-Bay’s “Grandest” Memory
19 Jun, 2020

The crown jewel of the Lake Erie Islands is Put-in-Bay Ohio (South Bass Island). The island offers a rich history, and tourists have been visiting Put-in-Bay for more than 200 years. It was from Put-in-Bay that Commodore Perry and his fleet found victory over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. And ever since then, Put-in-Bay has come to represent freedom, joy, and peace for everyone who visits. When the war ended, island-goers would pack their lunches, head to the enclave, picnic along the shoreline, and explore the land. Once a year, visitors came...

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The War of 1812 and Put-in-Bay
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The War of 1812 and Put-in-Bay
19 Jun, 2020

Put-in-Bay, Ohio which is also known as South Bass Island, has played a significant role in our nation’s history. In fact, many historians believe that America’s survival once centered on important events that occurred on Put-in-Bay. Without American victory at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812, our country might not even exist today, and people wouldn’t be able to stay at the fone lodgings we have on the island. All due to the American Victory on South Bass Island. The Second War of Independence on South Bass Island Scholars commonly refer to the War of 1812...

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Lake Erie Islands Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Lake Erie Islands Audubon Christmas Bird Count
16 Feb, 2019

– By lisa Brohl   The annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count was held on the Lake Erie Islands on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The day was unusually warm with a little drizzle in the morning but the sun came out occasionally making for mild winter weather. With the open water and unfrozen marshes on the mainland, there were few waterfowl compared to past years. It was a relatively quiet day in the woods and feeders as well with pockets of bird activity when the sun came out.   The South Bass count started with a great horned owl on a...

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A History of South Bass Island’s Wine Culture

A History of South Bass Island’s Wine Culture
1 Feb, 2019

If you’ve always wanted to visit California to tour some of its famous vineyards, perhaps you should consider vacationing to the crown jewel of the Lake Erie Islands. Believe it or not, Put-in-Bay, which is also known as South Bass Island, is home to two of America’s best vineyards. The island’s flavorful wine history pairs well with a spectacular assortment of tourist attractions, like two world-renowned caves, Perry’s Victory Monument, and dazzling waterfront scenery. So, let’s toast as we explore the history surrounding South Bass Island’s wine culture. 1858: South Bass Island’s “Year of the Grape” Many people know of...

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