Passenger & Vehicle Service to Put-in-Bay & Middle Bass Island, Ohio

Head to the Light ~ Put-in-Bay Season Opener

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Spring is building up. That soaring feeling as temperatures inch up, Mother Nature’s colors replace memories of  winter’s muted grays and browns. On Put-in-Bay, the Miller Ferries resumed 2018 service in early March, after months of a frigid, ice-locked season. Spring. Sunlight. Friends. And The Whiskey Light beckons. And we are so ready. Put-in-Bay gathering […]

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Sporting Events List for the Lake Erie Islands

Sporting Events at PutinBay & Middle Bass Island

Put-in-Bay & Middle Bass Island 2017 Sports Events Attention sports fans! Whether you are an athlete or spectator, individual or team, you’ll find it here at Put-in-Bay & Middle Bass Island, Ohio. Hop on a Miller Ferry & put a Lake Erie Island in your life. RACES June 25  Pyrate 5K June 25  Perry’s Victory […]

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Fish Tales, Nature Trails and What's Open on Put-in-Bay

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What’s Open on Put-in-Bay? Every weekend more island businesses open There is a nice variety of shops & restaurants open this weekend. Catch a ferry, rent a cart, grab a bite & take in the view during this laid back time of year at Put-in-Bay. Fintastic Fishing for Lake Erie in 2017 Good News for Anglers ~ “This […]

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A Boat Load of Smiles: 20 Things About Put-in-Bay That Make Us Smile 

Sure, we could’ve made this list “10 Things About Put-in-Bay That Make Us Smile” or more realistically, “1,000 Things About Put-in-Bay That Make Us Smile,” but we settled on 20 for a good reason.  One smile-worthy thing for every minute it takes to get to South Bass aboard the Miller Ferry.  20 minutes, 20 things. […]

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Put-in-Bay Road Races Reunion: A Tribute to Some of Put-in-Bay’s Coolest History

The village of Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island has a unbelievable amount of unique and interesting history.  Of course there’s Commodore Perry and his brave crew’s triumph over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie…hard to forget that one.  Dr. Lee deForest’s first ship-to-shore broadcast, which ironically enough, contained yachting race results and the […]

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Let’s Party Like It’s 1812! Commodore Perry’s Birthday Celebration and 5 Things You May Not Have Known About Him

On August 23, 2016, it will have been 231 years since the legendary Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry was brought into this world and to commemorate this American hero, there’s going to be a huge birthday celebration for the entire weekend!  Join Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial on August 20 – 23, both Saturday and […]

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Six Real-Life Pirates Who Would’ve Liked to Call Put-in-Bay Home

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Savings Tip:  Remember adults & kiddos, dress or talk like a Pyrate and save $1 off your round trip passenger fare aboard Miller Ferry for Put-in-Bay, any time during Pyrate Fest. The 8th annual Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest is nearly upon us (June 17 – June 20) and we thought it’d be fun to chat about […]

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23 Ways to Save on Put-in-Bay’s Memorial Day Weekend for Active Military & American Veterans

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South Bass Island and the village of Put-in-Bay are forever in debt to America’s military.  Without Commodore Perry and his crew’s victory against the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812, British forces would’ve seized control of the Great Lakes and Put-in-Bay’s landscape might look significantly different.  To pay homage […]

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An Ohio vs. Michigan Matchup You Wouldn't Expect: Put-in-Bay vs. Mackinac Island

On December, 4th & 5th the rival Great Lakes states of Michigan and Ohio will play host to an extremely unique sporting event.  The Mackinac Island Lakers of Michigan will be taking on the Put-in-Bay Panthers of Ohio, which is quite an impressive matchup considering both islands are only accessible by boat or plane and […]

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