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Cleveland Plain Dealer is Having a Contest to Crown Ohio’s Top Tourist Attraction — Let’s Make it Put-in-Bay

South Bass Island Lighthouse

Who doesn’t love a good contest?  Starting today, the Cleveland Plain Dealer will begin taking votes to appoint the top tourist attraction in the state of Ohio (cast your vote here).  Surely we having nothing against the likes of Cedar Point or Hocking Hills, they’re both fantastic attractions in their own right.  But, and of […]

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10 Thoughts Everyone has Upon Hearing Miller Ferry Opens for the Season

Miller Ferry Put-in-Bay on beautiful Lake Erie

Let’s face it, winter in northern Ohio was a bit tough this year.  Come to think of it, it’s been a really cold couple of years and while scraping ice off your car window certainly gets old, it makes spring all that much sweeter.  So when the ferries finally fire up and the thick layers […]

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The Magnificent Connection Between Put-in-Bay, Summit County, and Key West

A triangle that points the sunset and promise of yet another day in paradise.  A triangle that consists of three of the most fantastic, travel-worthy locations sharing a unique bond. No doubt most who’ve been to Put-in-Bay know that it’s considered Key West’s sister island and it’s very easy to see why.  For one, they’re […]

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Put-in-Bay, Will You be my Valentine?

Wildflowers with Perry's Monument

Dear Put-in-Bay, From the first time we laid eyes on you, we’ve been smitten.  Your beautiful limestone cliffs stretch out to the water’s edge giving us a wonderful reminder of just how long ago the glaciers etched their way across the Great Lakes and how much history you have.  Your gorgeous natural harbor and perfect […]

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An Islander’s New Year’s Resolution for 2015

Put-in-Bay residents live on an island year-round because they love it, and not just in the summertime.  Can it get a little tough feeling island locked in the winter?  Of course, but it’s all part of the island experience.  The truth is, between making our own fun during the cold weather or relishing in the […]

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Why We're Thankful for Weather

Miller Ferry Catawba Dock Terminal

Chances are you’ve heard someone say it already, but it’s hard to believe that the holidays are already upon us.  It seems like just yesterday we were soaking up the warmth of summer and watching the sun fall into Lake Erie around 9:00 pm.  However, summer’s departure isn’t all bad and the beginning of the […]

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Five Themed Costume Ideas That Scream Put-in-Bay

Halloween at Put-in-Bay Ohio

It seems like just yesterday we were talking about melting ice and freeing the ferries.  Like always and every summer, time flies when you’re having a good time.  Don’t fret though, Put-in-Bay’s last big bash is this weekend and just to help you out, we’ve come up with a few unique South Bass style costume […]

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Do You Want to see a 1,237-Pound Pumpkin?

Fresh off its debut in Hamilton, Ohio for the Pumpkin and Art Festival, Richard Warren’s behemoth gourd will make the trip aboard the Miller Ferry back home to Put-in-Bay for the island’s annual Oktoberfest in DeRivera Park. Perhaps one of the weirdest items ever transported on the ferry, Warren says the obscenely large pumpkin is […]

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Five Put-in-Bay Places with Views That Will Take Your Breath Away

Anyone who’s ever set foot on the shores of Lake Erie or even seen a photo for that matter, knows that it’s one of Mother Nature’s finest, most beautiful creations capable of producing everyday awe inspiring panoramas.  Put-in-Bay, the freshwater island we feel most passionate about, exemplifies this propensity towards outdoor perfection.  So without further […]

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