Put-in-Bay Things To Do and Attractions for All Ages

What Lake Erie island has activities for the whole family?What place has it all and makes the perfect family getaway, couple’s retreat or fun-filled weekend for your particular group? Put-in-Bay Ohio of course! There are attractions galore in Put-in-Bay, so you can stop your search for the perfect vacation because you have found it here.

Things To Do In Put In Bay
Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot

Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot

Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot provides a full range of golf cart options. With their location right in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay, this rental company will get you carted up in no time! Definitely the best way to get around South Bass Island. Reservations are accepted both online and on the phone. A Put-in-Bay tradition, golf carts are highly coveted to make sure to book yours today! Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot Details They start accepting rentals at the beginning of April through mid-October. Options range from two, four, and six person carts. They also provide custom carts. Each high quality...

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Put-in-Bay Summer Entertainers
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Put-in-Bay Summer Entertainers

Bob Gatewood Bob Gatewood & the Calabash Band Put-in-Bay’s own Bob Gatewood entertains island crowds over 100 times a summer, either on his own usually at the Fishbowl or with his long-time band Calabash playing either the Round House Bar or Beer Barrel Saloon. He is a fantastic guitar player, plays awesome Cinco de Mayo songs, has been dubbed a “local legend” by the Plain Dealer, and a few years back the mayor of Put-in-Bay declared a day in his honor with his song becoming the township’s official theme song. You can hear his music and download it at http://www.bobgatewood.com/...

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Put-in-Bay Winery
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Put-in-Bay Winery

Put-in-Bay Winery offers visitors a delicious selection of wine, historical tours of their property, and gorgeous lakeside views. Located at the Doller House Estate on Bayview Avenue close to the Jet Express terminal, a visit to the Put-in-Bay Winery is a must for both wine lovers and history buffs alike. Put-in-Bay Winery Details In business since 2009, Put-in-Bay Winery includes winery exhibitions, a gorgeous wine garden, gift shop, and tours of the estate. With a staunch commitment to educating visitors on the history of winemaking, an afternoon spent at the winery is always fascinating and comes complete with plenty of...

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South Bass Island Lighthouse
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South Bass Island Lighthouse

The South Bass Island Lighthouse greets visitors arriving on the southern point of the island. First lit in 1897, this important part of Put-in-Bay’s history is much the same as it was when it was first built. With its location on the very southern tip of the island, it doesn’t have a ton of neighbors close by. If you plan on touring the lighthouse, a golf cart is a good way to get there. After your tour, grab a drink at Joe’s Pub or a full gourmet meal at Goat Soup and Whiskey. South Bass Island Lighthouse Tours Besides alerting...

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

One of the oldest churches on South Bass Island, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church welcomes worshippers of all faiths. Located a short walk from downtown Put-in-Bay, this church sits on the corner of Lakeview and Catawba Avenues. They offer Sunday services which are wonderful places to meet fellow islanders, both permanent and temporary, and continue your worship traditions while on vacation. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Details Held every Sunday throughout the year, the 10:30 am service includes a beautiful music program. There is also a service at 7:45 am. Each service includes the Holy Eucharist. An after-school program is also held...

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Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub

Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub

See South Bass Island from an entirely different view with the Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub. This 16-passenger pedal pub take participants throughout the island with an exciting selection of unique tours complete with a fun, party-like atmosphere. And you will even get some exercise! Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub Details Pedal along with friends and family with one of their 2-hour tours. This is an ideal group activity as well, especially for bachelor and bachelorette parties! The Put-in-Bay Rolling Pub makes stops at all the island favorites along the way. Please note that no alcohol is permitted on the pedal pub so get...

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Perry’s Cave Rock Wall

Perry’s Cave Rock Wall

Newly upgraded for the 2018 summer season on Put-in-Bay, the Rock Wall at Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center is even better than before. This 25 ft. wall challenges both beginners and experts alike in their race to the top! Perry’s Cave Rock Wall Details Different skill levels are included on the wall. Anyone over 50 pounds is allowed to climb up. Climbers are all strapped into harnesses before their ascent. Follow the color coded hand holds for easy or challenging climbs. Three climbs cost only $10 so you can keep improving as you scale this mighty tower. Combo pricing...

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Bay Paddleboarding
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Bay Paddleboarding

Bay Paddleboarding offers top of the line paddleboards to those wishing to explore Lake Erie at a slightly slower pace than power boats and get a workout at the same time! This fun, sporty activity is easy to learn and even easier to fall in love with. Bay Paddleboarding Details Close to all the downtown destinations on Bayview Avenue, Bay Paddleboarding is conveniently located. Stand Up Paddleboarding, also known as SUP, is a very popular activity these days in both lakes and oceans. While it can seem challenging at first, the expert staff at Bay Paddleboarding will make you feel...

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Put-in-Bay Helicopter Rides
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Put-in-Bay Helicopter Rides

Imagine soaring above Put-in-Bay in your very own helicopter ride. Take in Lake Erie, the surrounding islands, and even Canada as you soar amongst the clouds. Put-in-Bay Helicopter Rides depart from the Put-in-Bay Airport and offers several spectacular tours of the region. Put-in-Bay Helicopter Rides Details Each tour has a two passenger minimum and maximum of three. Their state-of-the-art fleet is manned by expert pilots who are all quite knowledge of the region. The Put-in-Bay Airport is located at 1494 Langram Road on the southern tip of the island They offer two distinct tours. The Yellow Tour gives you a...

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Things To Do In Put-in-Bay for Every Visitor

This Lake Erie island off the coast of Ohio is jam-packed with activities for everyone, from young to old, to enjoy. Whether you want to lounge by the pool or at the beach, escape everyday life with a few nights downtown or simply enjoy all the attractions Put-in-Bay has to offer, you will find what you are looking for here.

The wide variety of attractions at the Bay also translate into the perfect couple’s retreat. Take your significant other to the Antique Car Museum, get active renting a kayak or simply take a stroll in South Bass Island State Park. And what’s more romantic than floating above the sparkling blue water? Try Put-in-Bay Parasailing to experience the true passion of the island.

Family Island Fun

This list boasts the vast diversity of activities and attractions at Put-in-Bay. Families can make it a friendly competition at the miniature golf course or pump up the fun at the Adventure Bay Amusement Park. Adrenaline seekers can check out hidden caves or rent jet skis for a fun-filled day on the water. Those looking for a relaxing getaway can take in a round of golf, explore the Stonehenge Historic Estate or stop in at the Aquatic Visitors Center.

For groups—bachelor, bachelorette or just fun-seeking friends—the things to do are endless. Heineman’s Winery is an opportunity to taste some of the island’s best wine. The Chocolate Cafe and Museum never disappoints. And the Butterfly House is, in one word, magical. Not to mention the dining and drinks available at the highly rated island restaurants, bars, and taverns.

Stay While You Play

While the island is small in size, it is large in attractions. At Put-in-Bay, there are things to do for absolutely everyone! So don’t miss out this season. Homes, hotels, and rentals book up fast.

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