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What the Cleveland Cavaliers Win Taught Us About Ohio And the People That Live Here

Cavs Win Finals Parade through downtown Cleveland

On the off chance you’ve been out of the country without cell phone service or internet for the last five days, you’ve most certainly heard the news about Cleveland breaking its 52 year championship drought.  No longer during a multi-game losing streak can we utter the notorious “Figures, it’s Cleveland,” or the same old “Will […]

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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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If I Were a Dog, Where Would I Go on Put-in-Bay? 

Put in Bay Miller Ferry Pooch Parade dog in mini ferry

So you and your best pal Fido are thinking about coming to the island and have so many questions.  How do we get there?  Where do we go once we’re there?  Should we stop at the ATM beforehand for extra dog-related expenses?  Is there somewhere to plop their paws in the water?  All legitimate questions […]

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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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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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Top 5 Reasons Why it’s So Scary to Miss Halloween Weekend at Put-in-Bay

Whiskey Light at Put in Bay

Don’t get us wrong, we certainly look forward to ice fishing and cozying up to a good movie on a cold winter’s night, but something about this time of year is slightly more chilling than the ghosts and ghouls that come along with Halloween — It’s the fact that we have to wait until next […]

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5 Interesting Similarities Between Put-in-Bay’s Oktoberfest Weekend and Germany’s Oktoberfest

Put-in-Bay Oktoberfest weekend

It’s hard to believe it’s that time again, but autumn is in full swing and that means Put-in-Bay’s annual Oktoberfest Weekend is nearly upon us — this weekend to be exact.  Held under tent in DeRivera Park on the corner of Delaware Avenue, the festival is open from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Saturday, October […]

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THIS is the Last Weekend of Summer: 4 Reasons Why You Should be on Island Time This Weekend

Miller Ferry Catawba Dock sunrise

Officially, summer is not over.  Somehow along the way we’ve been tricked out of a few precious summer weeks and while most recognize Labor Day as the end of summer, that’s really not the case as the fall equinox is technically September 22nd.  So what’s it mean for us?  While we’ve been rushing towards fall […]

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