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

Late Night Ferry

Late Night Ferry from Catawba to Put-in-Bay

In addition to our normal schedule, we will be running an additional late ferry leaving Catawba to Put-in-Bay (weather permitting). Foot passengers welcome, vehicle reservations necessary. […]

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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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Summer’s Winding Down, But Island Events are Ramping Up

It may not seem like it right now, but summer is almost in the rear view mirror.  It’s true, technically the summer solstice takes place on September 22, but who says we have to abide by some old predetermined calendar?  It’s still warm, the sun is still out, the ferry’s engines are still humming and […]

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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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Why a Few Days of Chilly Fall Weather is Actually a Good Thing

Okay okay, we know what you’re thinking but just hear us out on this one.  Without the cold we can’t fully appreciate the warmth.  For those of us that live in temperate climates, towards the end of every winter we always tend to get fed up with the cold.  It just happens.  When spring finally […]

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The Islander’s Guide to Under-the-Radar Events and Festivals

Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion

Pyrate Fest.  Historical Weekend.  Christmas in July.  All fantastic island events in their own right and we certainly don’t want to take anything away from them, but to really get a feel of what everyday islander life is like you have to be willing to dig a little deeper.  What’s that old saying?  “Travel like […]

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The Things We Carry

That familiar, but always fantastic lobster bisque at The Boardwalk.  Those mouth watering mint infused libations at Mojito Bay.  The sweet barbecue smothered brisket at T&J’s Smokehouse.  All of the edibles on South Bass Island that make your trip so enjoyable most likely have one thing in common – it arrived via the Miller Ferry.  […]

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