Put-in-Bay, Ohio is Open!
Put-in-Bay, also known as South Bass Island, is the midwest’s best kept secret. The Lake Erie Island has gathered together its Chamber of Commerce and Business Owners to organize how Put-in-Bay will re-open. With Put-in-Bay, Ohio being such a popular vacation destination in the United States, the so called “key west of the north” is now officially open to the public again after being closed due to covid-19! More information about Put-in-Bay being open can be found here!
Put-in-Bay Island asks its visitors to practice social distancing and be mindful when exploring the island. The Miller Ferry is running to offer a great Put-in-Bay ferry service
The Island Club Home Rentals, Put-in-Bay Condos (The best Put-in-Bay Resort), The Commodore Resort, The Bird’s Nest Resort and other bay lodging partners are open and accepting reservations. Whether you have a bachelorette party planned, or looking to have some family fun, Put-in-Bay island has a lot of fun things to do! Consider engaging in the nightlife at Mr. Eds Bar & Grille or enjoying the sunset from beautiful waterfront condos.
For other current Put-in-Bay lodging specials, visit our dedicated Put-in-Bay Specials page! Your island getaway awaits.
Things to Do on Put-in-Bay
As of May 15th in the state of Ohio, Put-in-Bay restaurants we’re allowed to open up their patio to customers. Meanwhile, on May 21st we will see a return of customers for indoor dining establishments. Boaters can once again be accepted for their out of state fishing license and go for their fishing trip they were looking forward to all winter long. The Put-in-Bay airport is now open to Griffin Airlines who transports passengers to and from the island via air.
Unfortunately, fun common upcoming events like St. Patrick’s Day and the lighting of the Whiskey light had to be done virtually. The Put-in-Bay Island Guide Facebook Page held multiple virtual sunset concerts at the South Bass Island State Park with local entertainers to make the most of the situation.
Popular Put-in-Bay attractions include Perry’s Cave, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial and much more. All the great things to do on Put-in-Bay are easily accessible by a Put-in-Bay golf cart rental or Put-in-Bay taxi.
To read about what to do on Put-in-Bay, visit our Put-in-Bay Things To Do page.
Both Put-in-Bay ferries are located in the Port Clinton/Catawba area. Visitors coming from both Cleveland and Toledo can expect to arrive to either the Jet Express or Miller Ferry is just over an hour. In addition, the Jet Express offers ferry service from Sandusky to Put-in-Bay. Keep in mind that then only ferry in which you can bring your vehicle over is the Miller Ferry!
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