Vacations are all about the memories you create with the people you love. These are the places that you’ll be making those memories! Visit one of our wineries, amazing caves, beautiful green spaces and more. Then hit up the Put-in-Bay restaurants and bars after a fun filled day! There are so many great things to do in Put-in-Bay, you’ll be planning your next visit before your first one is even over! Check out all that Put-in-Bay has to offer below, and start planning your South Bass Island itinerary.The sooner you plan and book, the sooner you can get on a Put-in-Bay ferry!

Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial

Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is the most striking Monument on Put-In-Bay.  This massive doric column rises 352 feet above the skyline!  The monument is a nod to Oliver Hazard Perry’s victory in the War of 1812.  Additionally, the national monument serves as a reminder of lasting peace between the…

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136-180 Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, USA

The Put-in-Bay Winery

Put-In-Bay Winery, located in Put-in-Bay, Ohio between Sandusky and Toledo just north of Port Clinton, opened its doors for visitors on South Bass Island in May 2009. Visitors from nearby Midwestern states, southern Ontario Canada, and around the world come to visit our winery exhibit. Once you get off the ferry, hop in a taxi…

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392 Bayview Ave, Put-In-Bay, OH 43456

Butterfly House Put-in-Bay

Since 2004, the Butterfly House at Put-in-Bay has been an enjoyable family attraction for many visitors. The location is within the Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center, which boasts several other notable attractions such as Gem Stone Mining and the War of 18 Holes Miniature Golf Course. Guests can stroll around the over 4000 sq.…

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979 Catawba Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Crystal Cave Gift Shop

The Crystal Cave Gift Shop has spelunking and wine inspired gifts.  Inside, browse among the many varieties of Put-in-Bay wine.  Pick out a unique here from their eclectic selection. Crystal Cave Gift Shop Location This shop is located within Heineman’s Winery.  Heineman’s was founded in 1888 by Gustav Heineman.  He immigrated to the United States…

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978 Catawba Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Freshwater Remedies

Freshwater Remedies offers all natural products aimed at improving one’s wellness.  These products include organic skin and hair care products lovingly made by the owner.  Also, browse among the fine selection of essential oils.  No matter the choice, shoppers can rest assured that every item has been selected carefully.  So, stop in and boost your…

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1331 Langram Rd, Put-in-Bay, Ohio, United States

LEIHS Resale Shop

The LEIHS Resale Shop is a great place to find gently used items while helping to preserve the islands history.  The LEIHS or Lake Erie Island Historical Society is pivotal in promoting and preserving the rich history of Put-in-Bay and the Lake Erie Islands.  Their efforts are crucial in saving this information for future generations. …

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25 Town Hall Place Put-in-Bay Ohio

Aquatic Center

The Aquatic Visitors Center is made possible via the Ohio Sea Grant. This freshwater field laboratory is owned by The Ohio State University.  Guests can expect an informative visit at this Put-in-Bay attraction.  Learning and having fun together. Aquatic Center History Here, the State of Ohio used to use this building as a Fish Hatchery. …

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760 Bayview Avenue, The Ohio State University Stone Laboratory Peach Point Campus, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, USA

Butterfly House

The Butterfly House on Put-in-Bay is a magical place for the whole family.  Step inside and get surrounded by butterflies. Also, take in the lovely grounds inside this favorite island attraction. Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center is home to the Butterfly House.  Furthermore, this complex includes many other great activities on Put-in-Bay.  Moreover, guests…

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979 Catawba Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Chocolate Cafe & Museum

The Chocolate Cafe and Museum is one of the tastiest attractions on Put-in-Bay.  Here, guests can learn about the process of making this favorite treat.  Also, guests can browse the antique memorabilia inside the store.  Moreover, exhibits and displays are quite interesting.  Indulge in tasty chocolate and gain knowledge on the process of production. Chocolate…

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820 Catawba Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Crystal Cave

Crystal Cave is a geological treasure on Put-in-Bay.  It is home to the World’s largest geode.  Strontium sulfate lines the walls of this beloved cave.  The site is surely one not to miss out on. Originally, workers discovered the cave while digging above in 1897.  They were working 40 feet above when the Earth fell…

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978 Catawba Avenue, Put-in-Bay, Ohio 43456, United States