The Best Things To Do In Put-In-Bay, Ohio

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There are many great things to do in Put-in-Bay, Ohio, that make it a unique and exciting destination for everyone. Put-in-Bay, Ohio is a unique village situated on South Bass Island, in Lake Erie, approximately three nautical miles from the Ohio mainland.

Driving to Put-in-Bay

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Columbus ~ 130 Miles Cleveland ~ 75 Miles Cincinnati ~ 210 Miles Toledo ~ 55 Miles Athens~ 206 Miles

Taking the Put-in-Bay Ferry

Since Put-in-Bay is located on South Bass Island, you will have to take a ferry to get there (unless you want to swim, but that might be hard with luggage in tow, lol!).

Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Rentals

Once on the island, the best way (in my opinion) to get around is by golf cart. Golf carts can be rented by the hour, the day or overnight and can accommodate two to eight people.

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Where to Stay: Put-in-Bay Hotels

From small, locally-operated hotels and resorts, to rustic, yet efficient campgrounds, homes, cottages and condominiums to rent, or quaint Bed & Breakfast Inns, there are plenty of Put-in-Bay accommodation options for your stay.

Things To Do In Put-In-Bay, Ohio

Put-in-Bay has family-friendly attractions, nature and water activities for outdoor enthusiasts, historical tours and museums for history buffs, and refreshing local brews, wines and cocktails for those who come to the island for weekend libations.

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Put-In-Bay Attractions

Take a stroll along the streets of Bay View, Catawba or Delaware to shop, eat and drink at locally owned shops, bars and restaurants.

Stand in the World’s Largest Known Geode

Want to do something so unique that only visitors to South Bass Island can do? Visit the Crystal Cave at Heineman’s Winery!

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