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African Safari Wildlife Park
African Safari Wildlife Park
Drive-through safari park features more than 100 acres of land where hundreds of rare and exotic animals roam free in simulated settings.
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Zoos
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The Jet Express
The Jet Express
Owner description: Traveling at speeds up to 40 mph, the Jet Express Ferry whisk you away on a quick 12 ½ mile, 25 minute voyage from Port Clinton, Ohio to downtown Put-in-Bay, Ohio or on a 17 mile... more Owner description: Traveling at speeds up to 40 mph, the Jet Express Ferry whisk you away on a quick 12 ½ mile, 25 minute voyage from Port Clinton, Ohio to downtown Put-in-Bay, Ohio or on a 17 mile, 45 minute voyage from Sandusky, Ohio to downtown Put-in-Bay and Kelleys Island, Ohio. Best of all, your scenic Lake Erie voyage features friendly, knowledgable crew and an opportunity to view all 12 U.S. islands and numerous Canadian islands. Stylishly appointed passenger lounges, featuring cushioned seats and carpeted decks provide for MAXIMUM passenger comfort! While, thrilling open-air seating is available providing for MAXIMUM passenger excitement! First level indoor seating (no stairs to climb) is available and handicap accessible. The Jet Express is designed with passenger comfort and convenience as a top priority! • Lowest fares per mile • Kids 5 & under ride FREE! Exclusive late-night service ensure that you won’t miss any of the island excitement. less
Attraction type: Ferries
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Liberty Aviation Museum
Liberty Aviation Museum
Owner description: The Liberty Aviation Museum is a newer "working" museum that opened in July of 2012 at the Erie-Ottawa International Airport (PCW Carl Keller Field) in Port Clinton, Ohio. Our... more Owner description: The Liberty Aviation Museum is a newer "working" museum that opened in July of 2012 at the Erie-Ottawa International Airport (PCW Carl Keller Field) in Port Clinton, Ohio. Our museum consists of our B-25 Mitchell, WWII bomber "Georgie's Gal" built in 1945, recently restored by Aero Trader out of Chino, CA. Ground vehicles include a 1941 Dodge ambulance, 2 Jeeps, German 37mm AA gun, German Horch Truck, German Field Kitchen, German Kubel, 3 BMW Motorcycles, Tiger Tank Replica, Hetzer Tank Replica, Panther Tank Replica (currently undergoing restoration away from the museum), & 2 WWII PT boats under current restoration (The PT-728 Thomcat is currently on display while restoration work is being completed in the museum's new hangar expansion. The sister boat, the PT-724 is currently on display outside by the museum's second hangar. The PT-728 Thomcat will be available for boat experiences when restoration is completed. We have many items that are on rotating display that may not always been on display throughout the year during your visit. Please contact us if you are interested in viewing a specific item. On permanent display within our galleries is the WWII service uniform of actor Clark Gable. The museum also has 3 screen worn uniforms from the actors who played Col. Klink, Col. Hogan, & Sgt. Schultz from the TV show Hogan's Heroes. Also, throughout the year we have many events such as big band hangar dances, Ford Tri-Motor rides, WWII era B-25, B-17, C-47, & AT-6 aircraft rides, Waco Biplane rides, concerts, books signings, car shows, and more. Please visit our website for more information! less
Attraction type: History Museums; Military Museums; Specialty Museums
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Catawba Island State Park
Catawba Island State Park
Attraction type: Parks; State Parks
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Ottawa County Visitor's Bureau
Ottawa County Visitor's Bureau
Owner description: The Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Center offers brochures, maps, discount coupons, Wi-Fi, interactive displays, lodging locator service, highlight videos, public restrooms... more Owner description: The Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Center offers brochures, maps, discount coupons, Wi-Fi, interactive displays, lodging locator service, highlight videos, public restrooms, and helpful staff with valuable hints and travel tips for guests. Website includes a comprehensive listing of attractions, lodging facilities, restaurants, shops, local events, live entertainment, and more. #LakeErieLove less
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nagoya Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi
Nagoya Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi
Ranked #1 of 77 Restaurants in Port Clinton
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ciao Bella
Ciao Bella
Ranked #2 of 77 Restaurants in Port Clinton
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Jolly Roger Seafood House
Jolly Roger Seafood House
Ranked #3 of 77 Restaurants in Port Clinton
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Mon Ami Restaurant & Winery
Mon Ami Restaurant & Winery
Ranked #4 of 77 Restaurants in Port Clinton
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Cuisines: American, Seafood, Wine Bar
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Tin Goose Diner
Tin Goose Diner
Ranked #5 of 77 Restaurants in Port Clinton
Price: $5 - $16
Cuisines: American, Diner
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Port Clinton
3.0 of 5
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Port Clinton
$63 - $143
Ranked #2 of 17 Hotels in Port Clinton
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The Island House Hotel
3.0 of 5
The Island House Hotel
$65 - $189
Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Port Clinton
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White Caps Motel
White Caps Motel
$64 - $64
Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in Port Clinton
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Port Clinton
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Port Clinton
$107 - $237
Ranked #1 of 17 Hotels in Port Clinton
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Beach Cliff Lodge
Beach Cliff Lodge
$100
Ranked #7 of 17 Hotels in Port Clinton
McKenna's Inn Bed and Breakfast
McKenna's Inn Bed and Breakfast
$119 - $189
Ranked #5 of 10 Port Clinton B&B and Inns

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.