Put-in-Bay Visitors & Convention Bureau’s Island Guide
Visit Put-in-Bay Ohio
The Official Put-in-Bay Visitors & Convention Bureau has tailored this website as a Put-in-Bay tourist information center and island guide to providing you with all of the necessary information for planning your trip to our little Ohio Island, from the best Put-in-Bay Hotels & Resorts, Home Rentals and Villas, to reserving your Golf Cart Rental before you arrive.
From our well-appointed hotels and resort accommodations, our spacious Rental Homes and our large comfortable Put-in-Bay Villas, you’re sure to find the lodging that will meet your family’s needs. We don’t have a lot of hotels and resorts, but we have some great ones! Our Put-in-Bay hotels, resorts, and home rentals book up quickly, and reservations are strongly recommended far in advance. Most properties offer online booking where you will almost always find your lowest rates by booking directly with the rental of your choice.
Richly entrenched in history, Put-in-Bay, Ohio offers young and old incredible experiences all found on one Lake Erie Island. No other vacation destination offers you the ability to explore a cave, tour a winery, soar 800 ft in the air with a parasail, fly across the water on a Jet Ski, land a trophy size walleye, and play a round of golf all within 10 minutes of travel on a Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Rental!
Our Perry’s International Peace Memorial and its visitors center offer tours that include a ride up an elevator to an observation deck with a stunning view along with a narrated tour and historical reenactments. On a clear day, you can see Detroit, Toledo and the Cleveland skyline from the observation deck high above the Put-in-Bay Harbor.
About Our Put-in-Bay, Ohio Island
Our 2.5 by 5 mile Put-in-Bay, Ohio island is the crown jewel amongst the Bass Islands and is a true island in that you will need to take the Put-in-Bay Ferry to reach us. Once on the island, you will enjoy a wide variety of dining options, from casual to upscale, shopping, and of course, adventure. Our Lake Erie Island walking trails and nature preserves are perfect for nature walks and sightseeing.
Our state park is an excellent place for a cookout or a swim in Lake Erie. Relax along the pebble beach or enjoy a picnic lunch with food from one of our fine restaurants. Stop at the Put-in-Bay airport for a ride around the island in a vintage Waco open cockpit airplane or hover high in the sky with a helicopter tour.
Lake Erie fishing for perch and walleye is some of the best in the United States, and anglers flock to Put-in-Bay from all over the Midwest to catch daily limits of these highly prized delicious fish. In the winter months, the ice fisherman and their shanties can be seen for miles on the ice harvesting their catch. Boaters enjoy the modern and ample Put-in-Bay docks with daily and overnight rates. Fuel service and mooring balls are also available.
Still not enough adventure? Our Put-in-Bay Ferry offers inter-island service to Kelly’s Island as well as service to Sandusky, Ohio, home of Cedar Point. The Sonny S Ferry transports passengers to Middle Bass Island, where another historic winery awaits your visit.
So what are you waiting for? Browse our website and plan your Lake Erie Vacation and Visit Put-in-Bay, Ohio!
Put-in-Bay Island Destination Spotlight
This Summer on Put-in-Bay Island
Our Summer season offers you the most entertainment, history, and vacation appeal for your hard working dollar. Spend your vacation here at Put-in-Bay and get special values on accommodations, dining, shopping and attractions with our Jet Express partnership. Learn more
Spring & Fall Getaways on Put-in-Bay Island
Spring and Fall are wonderful times to visit South Bass Island. Vacations on Put-in-Bay offer a variety of ways to enjoy those things that inspire and revitalize you and create wonderful family memories. Plus, with annual seasonal vacation specials, it is an affordable close-to-home getaway at Put-in-Bay! View our special travel offers
Weddings – Put-in-Bay Island Style
Celebrate the wedding you desire, beautiful by nature, with pristine views and island charm. Exchange vows barefoot in the park, on the Monument lawn set against blushing Lake Erie skies or in a luxurious decorated ballroom. Your wedding dreams come true at Put-in-Bay. Find tips and resources here