Bay View Gifts is a wonderful gift shop located a few steps from downtown Put-in-Bay and down the street from the Jet Express Ferry on Bayview Avenue.
Take a lovely stroll along the shore of Lake Erie to Bay View Gifts and enjoy the beautiful lake views and docks lining the coast.
Bay View Gifts Details
Bay View Gifts offers a wide range of both apparel and home decor. The owners of Bay View carefully select each item, making sure everything in the shop is just right. Pick up a gift for that someone special or even for yourself to remind yourself of your Put-in-Bay getaway.
With unique gifts, nautically themed home decor, and handcrafted jewelry, Bay View Gifts caters in an impressive array of beautiful things. They also sell Put-in-Bay souvenirs like their super cute denim shorts with the Island’s name stitched on the back and baseball hats. Sweet ceramic pieces like coasters and mugs line the shelves.
The jewelry often pays homage to Put-in-Bay and South Bass Island itself. Bracelets with delicate gold charms engraved with the islands image are paired with cuffs reminiscent of rope. The clothing is brightly colored and ideal for a summers day on the island.
Bay View Gifts Location
Located just steps from the bustling downtown, Bay View Gifts is nestled along the banks of Lake Erie. Next to the Miller Marina, the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club is also right up the street.
The Yacht Clubs offers dockage, events, and a clubhouse open for members. Their clubhouse is also available for special occasions. A lovely choice for a wedding, family reunion, or birthday.
Gibraltar Island can also be seen from the front steps of Bay View Gifts. This entire region is full of history, namely the War of 1812. Commodore Perry used Gibraltar Island as a lookout point while fighting against the British during the Battle of Lake Erie. Cooke’s Castle built in the late 1800’s as a summer home is now a National Historic Landmark.
After shopping at Bay View Gifts, relax over a glass of wine at the nearby Put-in-Bay Winery. They offer a variety of dry and sweet wine as well as tasting rooms, a winery exhibit, and beautiful wine garden. Enjoy a glass al fresco in the garden or the inviting front porch. There are also tours of the Valentine Doller estate, the beautiful yellow and gray building that houses the winery.
Downtown Put-in-Bay is always full of fun. Take in the views at the Upper Deck at The Boardwalk while dining of their famous Lobster Bisque or listen to live music on the Main Deck. Grab a drink from Burgee Bar and enjoy your summer on the island.
The streets are lined with other fun bars and restaurants. Favorites include The Round House Bar and Frosty Bar. Both are home to a killer lineup of live music all summer long.
Summers on Put-in-Bay finds this tiny island full of visitors living it up, from families relaxing at DeRivera Park and groups of friends bar hopping once the sun goes down. This really is the perfect place to spend summer, whether for a weekend trip or all summer long.