Put-in-Bay Island Club Pavilions

Put-in-Bay Island Club Pavilions
15 Nov, 2018

Put-in-Bay is a popular vacation spot just 2 miles offshore of mainland Northwest Ohio in Lake Erie. While “Put-in-Bay” is technically the name of the village on South Bass Island, the name commonly is inadvertently used to refer to the entire island. A summer resort since the mid-1800’s, the village can be considered the hub of tourism among the Lake Erie Islands, with its numerous taverns, wineries, restaurants, waterfront condos, rental homes, and hotels. The Island Club has recently added... more information
Hotel Victory:  Put-in-Bay’s “Grandest” Memory

Hotel Victory: Put-in-Bay’s “Grandest” Memory
15 Oct, 2018

The crown jewel of the Lake Erie Islands is Put-in-Bay (South Bass Island). The island offers a rich history, and tourists have been visiting Put-in-Bay for more than 200 years. The Hotel Victory is one of many stops that guests have made. It was from Put-in-Bay that Commodore Perry and his fleet found victory over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. And ever since then, Put-in-Bay has come to represent freedom, joy, and... more information
Put-in-Bay Most Frequently Asked Questions

Put-in-Bay Most Frequently Asked Questions
14 Feb, 2018

People often call us with random Put-in-Bay questions such as what is the name of the monument, when do the ferries run, how much is a house rental, are golf carts allowed, is it ok for kids… ? We’ve come up with a few lists of questions and answers to help you! Here is the first: Q- What does Put-in-Bay mean? A- Several theories give insights into the origin of the name Put-in-Bay (Ohio). Native Americans were known to trade... more information
Vintage Sports Car Racers Return to Put-in-Bay

Vintage Sports Car Racers Return to Put-in-Bay
24 Jun, 2017

Put-in-Bay, Ohio – The Put-in-Bay Road Races Reunion for the ninth straight year will again wake up the residents of sleepy South Bass Island (off Ohio’s North Coast near Sandusky, OH) with the sights, sounds and smells of vintage sports cars roaring through its quaint streets and around its airport, much the same as it was on the island for one weekend a year back in the 1950s and early ‘60s. This year’s event takes place from Monday, August 28... more information
Put-in-Bay Music Festival Bands

Put-in-Bay Music Festival Bands
14 Mar, 2017

Put-in-Bay is bringing bluegrass, new grass, folk, zydeco and rhythm & blues to island visitors free this spring as we kick off 2017 with the first Put-in-Bay Music Festival on Saturday, June 10, at Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial on South Bass Island. “The music festival continues Perry’s Victory’s ongoing celebration of peace through music at the National Park,” said Park Superintendent Barbara Fearon. “We’re looking forward to hosting this event annually at the park.” This year’s Put in... more information
Put-in-Bay Ranked #14

Put-in-Bay Ranked #14
17 Apr, 2015

Put-in-Bay has made the list again in 2015! We are #14 in the USA according to the Smithsonian Magazine: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/best-small-towns-2015-180954993/?page=14&no-ist This tiny village on South Bass Island played an important role in the War of 1812 – its bay was the base for U.S. naval commander Oliver Hazard Perry and his fleet during the pivotal battle of Lake Erie, now commemorated with the only peace memorial in the National Park system. Located five miles from the Canadian-American border, Perry’s Victory and... more information