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Kelleys Island Visit

We spent a day and night on the island after spending the night at Marblehead the day before. (On... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2015
Tina H
,
Dover, Delaware
Visiting Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island is my favorite Island of Lake Erie. You have to rent a golf cart or take your car or... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2015
Vickie T
,
Elyria, Ohio
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Measuring more than four square miles and located in the western basin of Lake Erie, this scenic island boasts historical attractions and a myriad of outdoor sports.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“ferry ride” (7 reviews)
“state park” (20 reviews)
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Reviewed September 24, 2015

We spent a day and night on the island after spending the night at Marblehead the day before. (On our way to Lake Michigan from Delaware). We couldn't check into our hotel until 3 and we got off the ferry at about 11:30 so we...More

1  Thank Tina H
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

Kelleys Island is my favorite Island of Lake Erie. You have to rent a golf cart or take your car or motorcycle. You have to sight see the whole island. Many beautiful homes, unclaimed land, glacier groves, and cute lil town. The islanders are very...More

2  Thank Vickie T
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Reviewed September 8, 2015

The island is more residential than touristy but I was still surprised that some of the establishments seemed unprepared for the number of people who visited. There are many old, well kept buildings on the island (actually gorgeous!) but many that are not. people live...More

Thank Gene B
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Reviewed September 2, 2015

We read a review from a visiting group who were disappointed in the rudeness of the people (businesses not residents) on the island. My wife and I couldn't agree more. We went to rent a golf cart from Caddy Shack rentals because they advertised a...More

Thank Jeffrey B
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Reviewed August 21, 2015

Horrible ! The condition of the house and cleanliness were deplorable.The pics on the internet looked pretty good. So we called and made reservations for two nights $350.00/ night. When arriving the yard was full of old junk, broken down grills, broken glass, looked like...More

2  Thank Michelle A
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

We grabbed a beautiful Sunday and made the most of it, enjoying a beach experience 2 1/2 hours from home. the ferry is a great way to get to the island, car or just you and your bike. the island is easily managable by bike....More

1  Thank marlin53
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

We enjoyed the ferry ride over and toured around on the golf carts which was the best way to see the island. (I wanted to rent bikes but lost out to husband and kids for the golf cart - it was hot that day). We...More

Thank Paula W
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Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Love the island! Can bike everywhere, nice restaurant options, cute shops, nice State Park beach, off the grid!

1  Thank chicole98
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

My husband and I spent a relaxing day on Kelleys Island. We took our car over on the ferry which was extremely easy and efficient. Round trip for 2 people and car is $72. Since we spent 6 hours on the island, taking our car...More

3  Thank MSL5Massillon
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Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

We visited Kelleys Island for the day. Nice day trip. We took the Kelleys Island ferry over from Marblehead (best rates). We rented a golf cart to travel once on the island (Caddy Shack- located in town- had lower rates than rental shop at port)....More

Thank Chia40
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