Shopping on Put-in-Bay
The Lake Erie Islands are well known for their laid back feel, local restaurants, fun nightlife, must-see attractions, and shopping. From Cleveland, our island is roughly an hour drive to the Put-in-Bay Island ferries. Once off the either the Miller ferry or Jet Express, its time to head to downtown Put-in-Bay and explore. Our little island makes you feel far away from Ohio so make sure you set your watch to island time. Rent a golf cart and shop until you drop! Your Put-in-Bay shopping experience awaits!
When at Put-in-Bay its hard not to shop. South Bass Island is home to many gift shops, boutiques, candy shops and much more. Lets start with Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center on Catawba Ave. Once you have finished your tour of the cave and beat your friends and family in a round of miniature golf, its time to hit the Perry’s Cave gift shop. The Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center has one-of-a-kind souvenirs from the butterfly house, special gemstones, Put-in-Bay t-shirts, sweatshirts and more.
Located right across the street from Perry’s Cave is the Crystal Cave and Heineman’s Winery. The Crystal Cave on Put-in-Bay is home to world’s largest geode! Inside the crystal cave gift shop you will find trinkets of geodes, postcards and more. Wine lovers will enjoy the vast selection of wine located in the Heineman Winery gift shop. After all, wine makes a great gift between adults!
Delaware Ave and Downtown Put-in-Bay Shopping
Now, lets head towards the shops on Delaware Ave located right in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay. If you are shopping with children you have to stop in the Candy Bar. Kids love the selection of candy, homemade fudge, and chocolate covered goodies. If candy isn’t enough they also have delicious ice cream! Next door you have more kid friendly fun at the Carriage House and other shopping options like Jessie’s Jewelry and Sunstoppers. For those with a fishing license, Mariner’s Locker has boating and fishing apparel.
As you keep going down Delaware Avenue, you will find The Bucket Shop in the back of the Round House Bar and the Misty Bay Boutique. In addition, home decor items and other gifts can be found at The Country House located near Pasquale’s Cafe. Fashion lovers can enjoy Del Sol and Lovella Fashion t-shirt shop to pick up your favorite swimwear and sunglasses. For those who love Frosty’s and Mr. Ed’s Bar, t-shirts along with other souvenirs are available inside. Lastly, shops like Compass Pointe, The Chocolate Cafe, and The Put-in-Bay Surf Shop are great shopping options away from downtown Put-in-Bay.