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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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Pokemon Go to Put-in-Bay: 6 Pokemons You’ll Probably Find Here

Catch a Pokemon Go on your way to Put-in-Bay aboard the Miller Ferry from Catawba

Pokemon Go is everywhere!  The latest craze from the folks over at Nintendo has everyone, not just little ones, going wild for Pokemon.  It could be your local grocery story or your favorite burger joint, Pokemon have augmented our reality almost over night.  These little buggers have even made their way across the warm waters […]

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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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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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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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Summer has Officially Started…a Second Time #SummerTake2

south bass island sunset

It’s no secret, the summer of 2015 has not been ideal and just like you, we’re tired of seeing those little cloudy thunderstorm icons on the iPhone weather app.  Good news however, we’ve been given a second chance and summer is finally here to stay.  In fact, we can’t stop checking the weather now and […]

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