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South Bass Island

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Address: 1523 Catawba Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-5508
Phone Number: 4192852112
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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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Relaxing easy island to get around.

If you are a mature adult and want a relaxing stay visit this island during the weekdays. It is a more party atmosphere on the weekends. Everyone we encountered was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
charlottevgroff
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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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52 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went out to Put in Bay on the Ferry on a weekday in off season. We visited the Perry Memorial, the Heineman Winery and Crystal Cave and the Lighthouse. It appeared that most of Put in Bay is bars and restaurants.

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a mature adult and want a relaxing stay visit this island during the weekdays. It is a more party atmosphere on the weekends. Everyone we encountered was very pleasant and welcoming. We really had a wonderful getaway.

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Finleyville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a wonderful adventure and I can cross off one more thing from my bucket list, going into Crystal Cave, the largest geode in the world. We explored the island via golf cart but had to cut the visit short due to the rain. I would like to try this trip again, to see the things that we missed.

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cleveland, ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to spend an day or overnight. You can totally relax, driving your golf cart around all day, soaking up sun and breathing fresh air. You can also party like a nut. Or make it a family thing. For such a small island, you can accomplish a lot. Save money by taking Miller Ferry.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Put-In-Bay just after we dropped our boys off at college! I think our timing was perfect! The crazy days of summer were over though the place was still brimming with activity! Everyone we met, staff and guests alike, were super friendly! The entertainment at the bars and restaurants was awesome! Great food and drink... More 

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Lima, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy going to South Bass, there is always something to do or see as you tour around, things are changing, new homes being built and construction going on. There are beaches open to the public, some bar/hotel pools open to everyone. We enjoy going thru the week instead of the weekends, less crowded and not as much of a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved South Bass Island and have recommended it to my family and friends. May come back next year for a Girls weekend. Plenty of things to do, but not too much. Love it.

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Massillon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family and I had a great time on South Bass Island. We hopped on the Miller Ferry in Port Clinton and within 15-20 min we had arrived. There are 2 golf cart rental places right by the Miller Ferry dock - E's Island Golf Carts and Island Bike and Cart Rental. I believe a few of the other cart... More 

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Washington, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

My neighbor has been asking us to go to Put In Bay for 4 years and the time just was never right, but this year it hit on a perfect date and we spent a 4 day weekend on the island. It was perfect weather and the camp site was beautiful. We came over on Millers ferry and all tent... More 

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Salem, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

For our trip, the island and this campground worked great! My sister and our friend wanted to do a 2-day lake camping trip where we did nothing but relax and take a break from our crazy schedules. Our friend is volunteering in Indiana for a year, so we were looking for a place where we could meet half way. We... More 

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