• Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce

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    We represent the Put-in-Bay business community in promoting Put in Bay and the Bass Islands as a vacation destination to tour groups, school groups, couples, families, and friends. Get away for a day, the weekend, or the entire summer and escape to an island in Lake Erie.

    Put-in-Bay, Ohio, on South Bass Island has been a vacation destination since the mid-1800's, and was a favorite spot during the Victorian era when steamers carried thousands of tourists between Lake Erie's Ports, and the Lake Erie Islands.

    Detroit, Toledo, Cleveland, and Buffalo all had steamships bringing their citizens to Put-in-Bay.
    Always known for its laid back, and fun loving nature, Put-in-Bay see about 750,000 visitors each summer resort season. Businesses begin opening weekends in April, and most businesses are open daily by the end of May. Peak season for visitation is June through July, but there are lots of fun activities in the fall, including Historical Weekend, New Year's at the Bay, Half-Way to St. Patty's Day, The Island Clambake, Miller Boat Line's 5K at the Bay, the Island Wine Festival, and Island Oktoberfest.

    Known for a diverse range of live musical entertainment, bars, and a party scene, Put-in-Bay also sees tens of thousands of families, school field trips, and tour groups each season.

    Home to Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, entrusted to the care of the National Park Service, Put-in-Bay also has a 6,000 square foot historical museum, several historic home tours, a wildlife and nature center, and aquatic resource center, two caves to explore, two wineries, and lots of quaint gift and souvenir shops.

    Put-in-Bay also has lots of recreational activities, including kayaking, swimming, jet skiing, para-sailing, sky diving, boating, fishing, biking, and hiking.

    The Put in Bay Chamber of Commerce also sponsors about a dozen events, and festivals each summer, including a Founder's Day celebration, an annual Pyrate Fest, a July 4th concert, Children’s art camp, and an art show, a vintage sports car event, island wine fest and Oktoberfest as well as support dozens of additional events that are promoted by individual interest groups.

  • Erie Island Carts

    1961 Langram Road, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA .

    We offer overnight rentals and multi-day discounts!  Convenient locations one block from the Miller Ferry Dock or Put-in-Bay Airport.  We have a great selection of  2, 4, 6 and 8 passenger gasoline powered carts to meet your needs!

    Reservations encouraged

  • Island Bike & Cart Rental

    2071 Langram Road, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA .

    Bicycles and Child Transportation

    Nicest selection of bicycles on the island! Single-speed coaster-brake bikes to fit all ages and sizes.

    Cart Rentals

    The island's largest fleet of golf carts!  With 2-, 4- & 6-passenger carts, we are sure to have a cart to fit your family. We offer competitive rates. Unfortunately, we do not take reservations at this time.

  • Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial

    93 Delaware Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA .

    Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial commemorates the Battle of Lake Erie that took place near Ohio's South Bass Island, in which Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry led a fleet to victory in one of the most significant naval battles to occur in the War of 1812. 

  • Miller Ferry - Put-in-Bay

    5174 Water Street, Port Clinton, OH, USA .

    Passenger and vehicle service to Put-in-Bay, Ohio


  • Jet Express

    49 Jackson Street, Port Clinton, OH, USA .

    Hassle-free travel with convenient departure and return times. Sometimes you just need to get away, ride the Jet Express to get there fast!  Pet and Family Friendly. Fastest Passenger Ferry. Round Trip Tickets. Highlights: Offers Refreshments, Knowledgeable And Entertaining Crew.

  • Put-in-Bay Winery

    392 Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA .

    Low-key winery & tasting room with outdoor seating as well as tours of the estate house & grounds.

  • Heineman Winery

    978 Catawba Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA .

    The Heineman Winery was founded in 1888 by Gustav Heineman, an immigrant from Baden-Baden, Germany, the grape growing region of that country. The Lake Erie Islands were already noted for the quality grapes as a result of ideal soil conditions and the long growing season because of the tempering effect of Lake Erie.

  • Perry's Cave Family Fun Center

    979 Catawba Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA .

    Family-fun complex with a limestone cave, mini golf, gem mining, a rock wall & a butterfly house.

  • Island Paws Dog Park

    1494 Langram Road, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA .

    Put-in-Bay's dog park, Island Paws, is only one driveway past Island View Cottages and perfect for our guests who are planning on bringing their pet! And what's better than a dog park with a view of the lake?!