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Address: 1523 Catawba Ave, Put in Bay, OH 45346
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Description: Theres plenty to see at South Bass Island, such as the Marblehead...
Theres plenty to see at South Bass Island, such as the Marblehead Lighthouse, the Cedar Point Amusement Park, and the William Perry Monument, and its fishing opportunities cant be beat, especially if you're fishing for Walleye and Perch.
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The island is wonderful. The best way to get around is by golf cart. They are rented everywhere. I prefer the electric. Much quieter. Lots of fun.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Galena, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The island is wonderful. The best way to get around is by golf cart. They are rented everywhere. I prefer the electric. Much quieter. Lots of fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The south bass island state park is primarily for camping and has a limited space for visitors who can relax and enjoy the beach. Restroom, volleyball and food facilities were available. People were either relaxing under the shades or playing on the beach or enjoying the water activities. It's a place where you just lazily do whatever u feel like!

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Millbury, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Love the island beautiful place to visit :) great entertainment day or night... family stuff to do during day then adult nightlife begins must sees are Crystal caves

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

South Bass Island is Superb Place which we visited during our trip of Ohio. Put in Bay is excellent place which I remember forever.

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Gujranwala, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

South Bass Island Put-in-bay is incredibly nice place which we visited during our stay in Ohio. All of Iceland is overcrowded by visitors because it was weekend. Everyone was enjoying on roads by traveling through Golf cars which are easily available on rent. So much restaurants and bars are there full of people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Spent the day there. It's a nice place to just walk and take in the lake. So much to do from shops to bars . Would recommend renting a golf cart. Got a little bit of everything. Hotel are rather expensive on the island. I would recommend saying at port Clinton and taking the jet express to the island

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Lagrange, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

When booking a room on South Bass ask if there are any golf cart specials that accompany the room. It is well worth it.

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Warsaw Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This was me and my wife fourth trip to South Bass Island in the past 15 years and have always had a great time. We've been there twice by ourselves and twice with our children both times we found plenty to do this was me and my wife fourth trip to South Bass Island in the past 15 years and... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We tent camped in the state park on South Bass Island. Lots of touristy things to do. The big thing is to rent a golf cart and cruise around the island. Lots of night life - would not recommend children after 8 or so. If you take your car, you must take the Miller Ferry. Was not a good idea... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My husband and I took our 3 year old son to Put-in-Bay for the 4th of July. It was our first time and we had a great time! We took the Miller's Ferry(military discount!) over to South Bass Island. Kids 5 and under are free. Ferry has a top deck and our son LOVED it. Ride was about 20-25 min.... More 

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Address: 1523 Catawba Ave, Put in Bay, OH 45346
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Put in Bay

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