Put-In-Bay Services

Put-in-Bay Fire Department

put-in-bay volunteer fire department

The Put-in-Bay Fire Department services the island of Put-in-Bay.  Volunteers comprise this force.  So, thanks to the efforts of concerned citizens, the island remains safe.

Put-in-Bay Fire Department Location

This station is on Concord Avenue.  The Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church and the Put-in-Bay School is nearby.  Also, the downtown Put-in-Bay area is less than a mile away.  Here, guests will find the majority of attractions, dining and shopping options.

The PIB Fire Department has 22 volunteers on staff.  Each one undergoes special training.  This training provides the know how to respond in case of an emergency.  The funding for the department comes from taxes.  However, a lions share comes from fundraisers and the community.  One of the more popular fundraisers is the annual Clam Bake.  This event is in September.  A hearty meal of clams, chicken and more awaits.  In 2006, the department purchased two new trucks.  A pumper and tanker truck added more versatility to the fleet.  These trucks have SCBA, or a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.  Also, they are complete with new hoses and fittings. read more

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199 Concord Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Wedding Services

put-in-bay wedding

The Island Club Home Rentals is the main provider of wedding services on the island. Put-in-Bay is a historically rich and romantic place to hold one of a couple’s most treasured moments.  Furthermore, the beautiful setting is idyllic. Your wedding guests will enjoy the splendor of an Island getaway while celebrating your special event.  Moreover, they will create memories that will last a lifetime.  So, the search ends here for your destination wedding.

Put-in-Bay’s Best Wedding Services

If you do not have a personal wedding planner, our Put in Bay wedding planners can customize your wedding. Furthermore, options range from a traditional style to themed occasions.   So, the planning and details of your special event will include: read more

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439 Loraine Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Ferry Service

Jet Express

Ferry Services to Put-in-Bay

The Jet Express offers high speed ferry service to Put-in-Bay.  This vessel is primarily designed for passengers and light freight. They are the only service to provide late night service to Put-in-bay. The Jet Express departs from downtown Port Clinton Ohio and Sandusky Ohio. Additionally, they offer inter-island service to Kelly’s Island. The Jet-Express travels at 42 mile per hour.  So, it is the fastest way to Put-in-Bay. Children under 5 ride free. CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE INFORMATION

Why choose the Jet Express for Ferry Service?

The Jet Express offers passengers a stylish and interesting way to come to Put-in-Bay.  Their dual hulled catamaran slices through Lake Erie with ease.  Along the way, passengers get to see nearly all of the Lake Erie Islands.  There are even Canadian islands to be seen along the way.  Also, there are multiple seating options.  Guests can ride in air conditioned comfort in the main cabin.  Otherwise, the more adventurous types can enjoy the upper deck. Here, the expansive views and open air are sure to delight.  So, for style and comfort, the Jet Express is an easy choice.  Lastly, their late service is very convenient.  Visitors not wishing to stay on the island can still get a taste of the legendary nightlife. read more

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3 Monroe St, Port Clinton, OH, United States

Taxi Service

island club taxi

Island Club Taxi – 419-285-5466

Island Club Taxi Service on Put-in-Bay is the islands preferred transportation provider. We want your visit to be a pleasurable experience.  Our drivers strive to give the best service with a smile possible.

Island Club Taxis specializes in weddings, conventions, groups, school groups, business meetings, family reunions, and tours.  Island Club Taxi has been utilized for weddings.  This has included transport of the bridal party, to and from the reception and ferry transport.  Let us do the planning for you and make your event worry free! To make arrangements for your group or just to ask questions about our special group services, contact us via email at reserve@putinbayreservations.com or call 216-898-9951. read more

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1490 Put-In-Bay Road, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Golf Cart Rentals

Island Club Golf Cart at The Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos


Our Golf Carts are available during the warmer summer months of the year. We have high quality brand new Yamaha Golf Carts that rent out hourly, daily, and overnight. With more than 9 miles of paved mostly flat roadways, riding a golf cart is a fun, easy way to explore the Village of Put-in-Bay and the rest of South Bass Island.

Our 2 person electric carts are a fun and quick way for couples to cruise the island for the day. If you’re bringing the kids, our 4 seat electric will be a big hit also. Our carts are super safe with retractable seat belts to keep your precious cargo safe and secure. Total relaxation with this smooth and quiet ride. All Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot carts are powered locally by Crown Battery, Fremont, Ohio. read more

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266 Delaware Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Moped Rentals

put in bay moped

Put-in-Bay Moped Rentals

For Moped Rentals, there is a location on the main street in downtown Put-in-Bay just a one block walk from the Jet Express or a 5 minute cab ride from the car ferry.

Mopeds are Tomos Brand single rider mopeds and a fantastic way to tour Put in Bay. They will run all day on a single tank of fuel and are easy to operate. You must be 18 years of age to rent or operate a moped. Rental rates are below. Reservations are wise and available.

  • 1 person mopeds are $12.00 per hour -or- $40 per day
  • 1 person mopeds are $12.00 per hour -or- $50 per day

All mopeds are licensed and street legal. They all include proper safety equipment including headlights, taillights, and turn signals.

Additional Golf Cart and Moped information:

When operating a golf cart or moped, please yield to any traffic that is bigger than you and let them pass. If you’re riding a bicycle, please ride single file and to the side of the roadway. read more

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266 Delaware Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Put-In-Bay Groups

Real Estate Condos
The Island Club: The Place for Groups

The Island Club Rentals is the best place for Put-in-Bay groups. Here, guests will discover the largest conference facility on the island.  All facilities are on site! There are over 4,600 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities available for use. Our professional meeting planners will guide you every step of the way.  Also, they will aid in planning your special event here at Put-in-Bay. Your guests will enjoy the island’s newest Caribbean themed resort and gazebo area.  Additionally, there is a heated pool.  Also, other features include high speed internet, HBO, and full kitchens. read more

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439 Loraine Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Put-in-Bay Event Catering

A shot of the Commodore Resort and MIST Pool Bar, during calm hours.

The Island Club Home Rentals and Commodore Resort offer on and off site Put-in-Bay event catering.  They can accommodate groups of up to 500 people.  The Resorts are conveniently located a short stroll from downtown Put-in-Bay.  The catering options are impressive. This includes flexible dining options such as indoor formal and poolside relaxed. So, with a wide variety of menu options and themes, the Put-in-Bay area has become the obvious choice for groups visiting the island.  Come and see for yourself.   Past customers have been satisfied with our service include:

  • Corporate Picnics and outings
  • Family and Class Reunions
  • Day tour organizers
  • School Group outings
  • Meeting and Event planners
  • Weddings and Anniversary Celebrations
Put-in-Bay Event Catering Options

Menus and styles reflect each individual group’s needs. Plated lunches and dinners are available.  Also, buffet style is available. We even do breakfast! The Commodore Resort offers relaxed poolside dining.  Here, guests have full use of the island’s best heated swim up bar and grill.  Bar service can be added as a host bar or cash bar.  So, each event is unique.  Much effort goes into the planning process.  You will not be disappointed. read more

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439 Loraine Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

Park Place Boat Club

the keys restaurant

Park Place Boat Club is the island’s newest marina. The former Put-in-Bay Marina and Fox’s Dock have combined under new ownership.  From spectacular views to top-notch service, we are truly the gateway to Put-in-Bay. The Park Place Boat Club is a private club. Members can to make advanced reservations for docks. Transient non-member docks are accepted on a first come, first served basis.  Also, this is also based on availability for only Monday through Thursday.

Finding this boat club is a breeze.  Moreover, the location is prime on the waterfront of downtown Put-in-Bay.  Just look for the brightly colored buildings of The Keys complex.  Also, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is within view.   Boaters will enjoy the close proximity to the majority of the Put-in-Bay Attractions, Shops and Restaurants.  Also, taxi service is very accessible.  So, for a visit to the Winery or Joe’s Bar, getting there is convenient from the boat club.  Be sure to say hello to Jim, a long time worker on these docks.  He is very helpful and eager to ensure boaters enjoy their stay. read more

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213 East Bayview Drive, Port Clinton, OH 43452, USA

Oak Point Docks

oak point state park

The Oak Point Docks are an extension of South Bass Island State Park.  Here, transient boaters can find anchorage for day and overnight visits.  This one and a half acre park is the smallest in the Ohio Park’s system.

Oak Point Docks: Location, Features and Things to Do

The location of these docks is ideal.  Furthermore, the unimpeded views are outstanding.  Expansive views of Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial and The Ohio State University Stone Lab awaits.  These docks are on Bayview Avenue, just down the street from the Boardwalk Restaurant.  Twenty docks are  at this facility that’s on the Northwest section of the island.  On the North side of the Park, there is a small area that is suitable for fishing.  Also, the grassy area for picnicking is a lovely place to enjoy lunch.  Restroom facilities and water fountains are near the entrance to the park.  A U-shaped driveway navigates through Oak Point State Park.  Each Sunday in season, this route is taken by Skip Duggan’s Antique Car Club.  Those wishing to watch the parade with an impressive view should stage themselves here. read more

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771-859 Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, USA