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Beautiful Island for a Visit or Vacation

Taking the Miller Ferry from Catawba to Put-In-Bay put us on South Bass Island. We drove over and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DiAlJo
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Hockessin, Delaware
Had a ball! Golf carts, parks, restaurants, a parade!

We rode the Miller Ferry over to the Island and rented a 4 person cart from E's Carts. Millers has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
katebarbstuff
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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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1523 Catawba Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-5508
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+1 419-285-2112
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Taking the Miller Ferry from Catawba to Put-In-Bay put us on South Bass Island. We drove over and was able to visit most of the island during the day. If you cross as a passenger you can rent golf carts which seemed to be the...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode the Miller Ferry over to the Island and rented a 4 person cart from E's Carts. Millers has a handicap service up to the top of the hill if you need it! Signed up and paid online for the cart and walked up...More

3  Thank katebarbstuff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a beautiful day on the island. Loved sipping margaritas atop of the Boardwalk. Tons of things to do, lots of bars, shops and restaurants

1  Thank Dawne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint, victorian-era community with many things for a family to do. There is a state park, lots of water sports, shopping, fishing, tours, restaurants and plenty of attractions. We will always travel to South bass island.

1  Thank Lydia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial to the restaurants and winery, I recommend the place. Have money for the ferry ride, unless you are lucky enough to have a boat.

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

South bass island is better than ever. Took in some nature trails. Road a golf cart all day. Went to the top of the monument. Went kayaking around Gibraltar island. Toured the island. Saw outstanding scenery. This was an above average day. Thanks for sharing...More

Thank Jeffery C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved Put In Bay. If you go during the week it’s fairly family orientated. Our kids loved it too. I would avoid it at the weekends, it becomes a tourist hell with a lot of drunk people. The ferry over to the island is fun...More

2  Thank Markclo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for the day for our anniversary. It was a blast! It was very crowded due to Jeep week but still fun. A few hours to visit a few attractions is more than enough unless you visit the beach or...More

2  Thank Lindsey A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having never been to Put In Bay, I neglected to look up the events scheduled for the weekend of our arrival. It turned out to be the 3rd Annual Jeep Invasion. Needless to say, there were jeeps everywhere you looked. Some were quite impressive and...More

Thank medic4purple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like setting up your tent on a hillside to let the blood rush to your feet whilst you wiggle back up your bed all night than this is the place for you...

Thank Carl D
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Teresa S
July 11, 2018|
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Response from Robo-Hamster H | Reviewed this property |
Around 60.00 for 4 hours. Also depends on the size golf cart u want.
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Subramanyam v
May 9, 2018|
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We never had any issues finding nice bathrooms.
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January 13, 2018|
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Response from dawnS4728HW | Reviewed this property |
Take your car to the island on the Miller Ferry and drive to the campground to unload your gear.
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