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Put-In-Bay Ohio prepares for Winter
Put-in-Bay Winters Put-in-Bay, Ohio, along with other Lake Erie Islands, are beginning to close up shop for the winter months. Every year, South Bass Island hosts hundreds of thousands of visitors throughout the spring, summer and fall months. However, winter looks a little different on Put-in-Bay island. Downtown Put-in-Bay attractions get boarded up and winterized to protect infrastructure from freezing.  Rental homes become empty as bachelorette parties will have to wait until the new year. The island community takes their last much needed trips to the mainland to stock up on...View More
Put-in-Bay Ohio’s National Geographic Story
Yesterday Lingers on Lake Erie’s Bass Islands – A National Geographic Special “That’s about the end of it,” gruffed Charlie Mahler when Lyntha and I joined him on the tailgate oh his faded blue 1954 pickup truck on South bass Island. A continuous blast from a ship’s horn cut through the late summer haze to sound the annual passing of the last tourist ferry from Put-in-Bay Ohio to the mainland. “Another summer, and another bunch of tourists gone,” declared the 82-year old retired commercial fisherman. “Minnow Charlie” has earned his...View More
Put-in-Bay Experience
Put-In-Bay Experiences range from the historical to the exhilarating.  There is so much to do for families, couples and friends on this favorite of the Lake Erie Islands.  In addition, there are many places to stay on Put-in-Bay Ohio. Best Places to Stay For Your Put-in-Bay, Ohio Experience The Island Club Home Rentals Island Club Rentals – 216-898-9951 Looking for your own rental home full of great amenities? The Island Club is home to dozens of island homes available for rent that can accommodate large groups. In fact, it is the...View More
Five Tips On Protecting Yourself From The Sun
Protect Yourself From The Sun While Visiting Put-in-Bay We love summer vacation, especially when it is spent at Put-in-Bay! There are so many awesome things to do including swimming, boating, and exploring all the tourism spots. However, a lot of those activities involve you and your family members being exposed to the sun. Fortunately, we did our research and found five tips from the American Cancer Society for protecting yourself from the sun. Tip Number One Seek shade during the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to avoid being...View More
2020 Cleveland Boat Show: Put-in-Bay Day
Put-in-Bay Day at the Boat Show The 2020 Cleveland Boat Show and Fishing Expo sponsored by Progressive Insurance will begin Thursday January 16th, 2020. The expo starts off with the Lake Erie Islands and will be themed all things Put-in-Bay. When you see us there, remember you’ll be on island time! You can sample the Boardwalk’s famous lobster bisque while enjoying live entertainment from some of Put-in-Bay’s most talented artists. The festivities call for a fun group of people looking to have a good time. Head to the Cleveland Boat...View More
Hotel Victory 100 Years Since Tragic Fire
Put-in-Bay and Hospitality have been intertwined for over a century. Guests have flocked to the rocky outcropping in Lake Erie to relax, unwind and forget about their troubles. One of the most prolific and grand resorts to grace South Bass Island was the Hotel Victory. This year marks 100 Years since this legendary Put-in-Bay Hotel burned to the ground. Hotel Victory History Just prior to the construction of the Hotel Victory, fire played a role in its development. During the 1870s and 1880s, South Bass Island began to flourish as...View More
Put-in-Bay Bachelor Party Checklist
Bachelor Party and Put-in-Bay are synonymous, a match made in stag party heaven.  Here, men gather to bid farewell to another lost soul.  A weekend to send their friend away for eternity.  At least, that’s the intention. Use this Put-in-Bay Bachelor Party Checklist to Plan Your Trip A Place to Stay What to Bring How to Get There How to Get Around What to Do 1. Place to Stay Island Club Bachelor Party Pad   The Island Club is a great place for a big bachelor party to stay.  The...View More