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Middle Bass Island

Middle Bass, OH
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Spectacular Middle Bass Park

Lonz Winery was once ( a long time ago) USA's largest producer of wine, but today it is the focal... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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Onw of my favorite places in the world.

A fairly quiet island compared to most tourist islands, but with enough attractions on the island... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Middle Bass, OH
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A quieter island than its neighbor to the south, the island houses historic Civil War-era wineries.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Lonz Winery was once ( a long time ago) USA's largest producer of wine, but today it is the focal point of a spectacular State Park. It was shut down in 2000 after a terrace collapsed, one person died & many were injured. Ohio has...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

A fairly quiet island compared to most tourist islands, but with enough attractions on the island or nearby to please all ages. My wife calls it the "island of happy men", and all the women I've met there are also happy.

2  Thank middlebass
Reviewed October 17, 2016

40 minute Miller Ferry Ride from Port Clinton OH is very relaxing. Can take your car over but it requires car reservation up to 2 weeks prior. Take your bikes for a day trip or stay longer as there are plenty of rental properties and...More

2  Thank Sharon K
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views. We had a great time. Nice relaxing vacation. Take the sunny back to the island...shopping, food and plenty to do.

Thank Trisha M
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Fine place for a very short visit. Beaches decent, and it appears that there are numerous rental possibilities for short or longer term breaks. However, there is very little to do other than ride bikes and golf carts around. There is no down town to...More

Thank Nancyjane1965
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The best part of the trip was the ferry ride over (and back). At first I thought I would really like the island because it wasn't as crowded as South Bass or Kelly's but there was a reason. We rented a golf cart and had...More

5  Thank sfury1
Reviewed August 11, 2016

My family enjoys camping in state parks and there seems to be a dearth of information about this one. It is a very small and isolated campground located on Middle Bass Island in Ohio, accessible by private boat, plane, or ferry (spring through fall). We...More

3  Thank Sandra B
Reviewed July 30, 2016

I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone unless you like getting ripped off. Was a terrible place, nothing like they said it would be.

3  Thank huntone12
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Middle Bass Island has been a favorite club cruise destination for the past seven years - set a record this year for any club cruise with nineteen boats! We like it due to the things we can go do and see during the day, including...More

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Marblehead for 30 years and have done it all...over and over. Our trip to Middle Bass was our effort to do something new and we were pleasantly surprised and intrigued! It's going to be fun to watch development continue. We...More

1  Thank Gagens
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August 4, 2016|
Response from Gagens | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just saw this, I don't log on to TripAdvisor often. Middle Bass Island is a ferry ride away from Port Clinton, OH, which is between Toledo and Cleveland on the Lake Erie Shore. I hope that help :)
August 3, 2016|
Response from Gagens | Reviewed this property |
Although our visit was on a weekday, it's hard to imagine that anything at Middle Bass sells out at this stage. It is still a largely undiscovered place. This is not anything like Put In Bay, it's still a work in progress... More