Seven Family-Friendly Activities at Put-in-Bay

There are many activities for you and your family to do while visiting Put-in-Bay. Here are seven places to take your family when visiting Put-in-Bay! The Candy Bar First, The Candy Bar at Put-in-Bay has loads of sugary sweet options to choose from. Throughout the store, there are loads of nostalgic candies from over the years that will take you down memory lane. You can treat your family to the ice cream shop, homemade fudge, taffy, and candy at the Candy Bar. Put-in-Bay Chocolate Cafe and Museum Second, at 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

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 Ohio June Events – One Island, One Voice

Put-in-Bay Ohio has so much to do in the month of June! From wonderful family-friendly June events to lodging specials, from delicious island dining to rides up to the top of the Monument. You will find something for everyone in your family or group of friends. Don’t forget that getting to the island is half the fun on one of our Lake Erie ferry boats, and once here don’t forget to buy some souvenirs to take home with you!   Upcoming June Events at Put-in-Bay   INVITATIONAL MILLS TROPHY SAILING... View More

Put-in-Bay Tunnel Closed after Submarine Strike

Submarine Strike Takes Out Put-in-Bay Tunnel The Put-in-Bay Tunnel Closed Indefinitely after a Submarine Collided with the Tunnel near the Catawba Island Entrance.  The submarine company was testing the vessels to ensure the safety of all guests for the upcoming season.  Furthermore, the Coast Guard required extensive sea trials to receive certification for passenger travel.   Sadly, the negligence has caused irreparable damage to the tunnel and likely thwarted the Put-in-Bay Submarine Service from getting started. Put-in-Bay Tunnel Damage Extensive Put-in-Bay Tunnel Collapse   Everything seemed to be lining up perfectly... View More

Spring Fling 2019 on Put-in-Bay – Let’s Get the Party Started!

The Put-In-Bay Spring Fling 2019 is shaping up to be the can’t miss, kick-off party of the season. With great live music acts, a trailer full of beer and an energetic crowd, this party lives up to the hype. This is the Official and Original Spring Fling Party. The Island Club has and will continue to play host to this party. We truly appreciate you, our guests, and look forward to continuing to be your hospitality provider on Put-In-Bay. Read on to get in the loop about this guest favorite... 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

10 Things to Do In Put in Bay That Are Free!

Free Things to Do in Put in Bay for a great trip.  Go ahead and fill your day with fun, family-friendly activities.  The island has a great wealth of parks, including South Bass Island State Park and a National Park at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial.  So, save this for a Free PIB Fun. 1. Explore the State Park South Bass Island State Park South Bass Island State Park offers a wide range of great activities.  First and foremost, the Lake Erie views are astounding.  Further, this park is... View More

Rascal Flatts Rock the Island of Put-in-Bay Ohio

Thousands of people are flocking to Put-in-Bay today to attend the Bash on the Bay concert featuring Rascal Flatts. Yesterday, hundreds braved the heat and humidity to set up the big event on this Lake Erie Island. Miller Ferry loaded 20 semis on their ferry boats, all of the people, and all of the gear yesterday; and then today all of the concert goers are coming here. It’s a logistical undertaking, as riggers and movers worked in the damp heat to setup the stage and concert area on the airport... View More