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

Group of pirates take time off looting to pose for photo

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

niagara lake erie

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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7 Reasons Why We Think Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial is the Most Underrated National Monument #FindYourPark

Perry's Monument sunrise

Mount Rushmore?  Lincoln Memorial? Fort Caroline?  Sure these are undeniably significant symbols of America’s history and wonderful sites for vacations to boot, however we tend to think that our Battle of Lake Erie relic sometimes doesn’t get the notoriety it deserves.  Although to be fair USA Today did just name Perry’s Victory & International Peace […]

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Got Ice? Beautiful Photos That Show Winter at Put-in-Bay is Late to the Party

Miller Ferry first trip of the day at Sunrise from Catawba

Even with the next few days predicted to lower the mercury in your thermometer, it’s no mystery, all you have to do is peek outside to realize so far El Nino is having quite the effect this year.  A few below-freezing temperatures, no hard frosts, no scraping of car windows (okay we don’t mind this […]

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