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Top 3 Spring Wildflower Trails

Put-in-Bay Wildflowers and Nature Trails

Here are our Top Three Spring Wildflower Trails on Put-in-Bay (also known as South Bass Island), Ohio After an unusually chilly April, turns out Mother Nature was setting us up for an abundant and sudden spring. May is already buzzing with reports of some of the best spring bird migration reports in years, and along […]

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

Welcome to PutinBay

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

Es PutinBay Golf Carts is Open

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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5 Types of People That Would Love a Miller Ferry Season Pass for Xmas

It’s that time of the year again — From November 1 – December 31, we’re holding our annual Season Pass Sale.  You read that right.  For two whole months, you can buy a fun-promising adult season pass to Put-in-Bay for just $385, which is $40 less than the regular price.  But wait, you’re more of […]

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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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5 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Your Put-in-Bay Fix

Miller Ferry Instagram sunset photos with views of lake erie

Unless you’re one of the lucky few South Bass Island residents, a trip to Put-in-Bay might not always be part of your getaway plans.  Luckily though, there’s a few other ways to cure your island fever while you’re waiting to take that trip…and if you’re reading this blog, then you already found a pretty nice […]

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