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Put in Bay Alternative

Go to MBI if you want a quieter and nice place to dock your boat for a couple of days (State... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
Clifton, New Jersey, Usa
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Last minute night away

Slow paced, relaxing place to go and enjoy staying overnight. Took Miller Ferry to Middle Bass not... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Sharon A
Willoughby, Ohio, United States
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A quieter island than its neighbor to the south, the island houses historic Civil War-era wineries.
Middle Bass, OH
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Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

Go to MBI if you want a quieter and nice place to dock your boat for a couple of days (State marina), you need to escape the drunken craziness of PIB for a few hours, or want to revisit your Lonz Winery heyday. Ohio DNR...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 752HelenB752
Reviewed August 31, 2018

This island is very quaint. Not a lot to do but relax and enjoy the quiet. We loved this about it because sometimes tourism can be overwhelming.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Appy S
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Slow paced, relaxing place to go and enjoy staying overnight. Took Miller Ferry to Middle Bass not knowing what to expect. Short walk to Walleyes where we rented a golf cart, paid for our lodging and shopped at the gift shop. We went to our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Sharon A
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Had been to the other two more populated islands so wanted to get to this one. NOTHING to do here. There is a small pool type area (more like a large grotto) next to JF Walleye restaurant, well kept and lots of people using it....More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank laurel d
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Middle Bass Island is cool place to visit. My wife Maria, and I wanted to spend a day bike riding somewhere, and we figured that Middle Bass would be better to bike than South Bass because we didn't want constant flow of cars passing us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank boiler2015
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

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank Scenic70291
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
4  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

Date of experience: August 2016
6  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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Nancyjane1965
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May 24, 2019|
Response from Journey09394401453 |
Yes at JF Walleyes and St Hazard's.