How to Spend the Perfect Day in Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Put-in-Bay, Ohio, located on South Bass Island, in Lake Erie, sits just three miles off the shore of Port Clinton, Ohio.

Miller Boat Line offers ferry service to Put-in-Bay from their Catawba Dock on the mainland in Port Clinton. The boat ride will take you less than 20 minutes.

Activities in Put-in-Bay

Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is a park within the National Park System that commemorates lasting peace between the United States and the United Kingdom.

Kimberly’s Carousel

It’s one of only a few operating carousels in the United States with all wooden horses. You can buy a pass to ride all day for less than two rides.

Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center

The entire family will find something fun whether you stay together as a family or divide and conquer. The spelunking enthusiast will find Perry’s Cave enjoyable.

Butterfly House

They have butterflies from all over the world here. From this experience, I learned that when many butterflies open their wings, they display their stunning colors.

Perry’s Cave

During the 20-minute tour, we saw cave pearls, stalactites, and stalagmites formed from calcium carbonate deposits. When planning your day, consider there may be a wait to enter the cave.

The Boardwalk Restaurant

The Upper Deck has 180-view of the harbor, so it’s the perfect spot for watching the sunset over the natural beauty of Put-in-Bay harbor.

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