Put-in-Bay is the home of the largest National Monument outside of Washington DC – The Perry’s Monument! It is the featured things to do on South Bass Island. We also have over a dozen beautiful parks, including Jane Coates Wildflower Trail – a picturesque walkway with acres of recreational paradise. Shopping and activities abound on the island

Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot

Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot

Golf Cart Rental Put in Bay 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 service company will get you carted up in no time! Definitely the best way to get to any location on South Bass Island. Reservations are accepted both online and on the phone. A Put-in-Bay tradition, golf carts are highly coveted so 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,...

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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 The Put-in-Bay Winery creates their own wine from the rich soil on the island. They follow the process of wine making from the grape seed being planted, to the bottling process, and eventually to either the wine tastin room or souvenir shop that allows you to take...

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Put-in-Bay is only 20 minutes away from the mainland by ferry boat, and another 30 minutes from local hotspot Cedar Point. Many guests combine both experiences into their summer vacation trip. There’s a lot to do in the area – just click on the ideas below to find your adventure.

Getting Around

Renting a golf cart is the most fun and most popular way to get around Put-in-Bay. It is by far the biggest featured things to do, next to the Perry’s Monument. The island is small so it just asks to be traveled by golf cart! Golf carts are fun for both kids and adults and are a unique way to get around. You just can’t do that in a regular city! For late night, we recommend taxi rides instead, especially if you visit our local pubs.

Wineries

Put-in-Bay has two wineries on the island: Heinemans Winery and The Put-in-Bay Winery. South Bass Island has a strong history of winemaking going back hundreds of years. Situated on the historic Doller Estate, The Put-in-Bay Winery looks out over the downtown harbor while guests sit on the patio sampling the world-class wines. They offer a tasting tour of the estate, individual wine samples, wine flights, glasses and even bottles of wine to take home! You can even play some cornhole while you relax!

Endless Attractions

From one end of the island to the other, visitors will find one of our featured things to do. From the South Bass Island Lighthouse on one end, to Massies East Point Preserve on the other. And nestled in the middle, you can’t miss the putt-putt, cave tours, and Butterfly House. Kids have a blast at Put-in-Bay