For something a little out of the ordinary, spend the day at the Butterfly House located at Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center. Perry’s Cave is situated about a mile from downtown Put-in-Bay. The Butterfly House is a unique and charming attraction where visitors can stroll amongst greenery and flowers while over 50 species of butterflies flit all around.
Butterly House Highlights
Pathways curve through the 4000 square building and secret passageways delight kids and adults alike. The entire aviary is full of soothing music and the knowledgeable staff is on hand to answer your butterfly-centric questions. They provide a handy butterfly ID chart so visitors can try and pick out the beautiful Mosaic from Central America or the dramatic Rose Swallowtail.
Butterfly species are also on display under glass and the staff can explain how butterflies came to be. Everyone here is very passionate about all things butterflies. The gift shop is also sure to please with items to make your own butterfly garden, beautiful jewelry, and crystal butterfly figurines.
Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center
Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center is a must-go destination on Put-in-Bay. The natural wonder of Perry’s Cave, a limestone cave 52 feet underground, is really something to see. Registered on the list of Ohio Natural Landmarks, this cave features a rare underground lake.
Things get historical at the War of 18 Holes Miniature Golf. Learn about this important war while improving your short game. The entire course is brimming with gorgeous flowers such as azaleas, rhododendrons, hostas and many other flowers.
Other attractions include a rock wall, Gemstone Mining, and Fort aMAZE’n, a giant maze. Test your skills on the crowd or watch your friends try to find the center from the observation tower.
Refuel at Dan Dee’s Snack Shack. Munch on crispy grouper balls, mozzarella sticks, and onion rings then get back to gaming!