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South Bass Island

1523 Catawba Ave, Put in Bay, OH 45346
+1 419-285-2112
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Weekday trip

My husband and I decided that we wanted to get away for a few days and decided on PIB. Neither of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
East Brady, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Get The Feel of The Islands!

We took the Jet Express over to Put-In-Bay, South Bass Island on Labor Day. The Jet Express boat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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Theres plenty to see at South Bass Island, such as the Marblehead Lighthouse, the Cedar Point Amusement Park, and the William Perry Monument, and its fishing opportunities cant be beat, especially if you're fishing for Walleye and Perch.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“day trip” (29 reviews)
“miller ferry” (32 reviews)
1523 Catawba Ave, Put in Bay, OH 45346
+1 419-285-2112
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I decided that we wanted to get away for a few days and decided on PIB. Neither of us had ever been there, but heard great things from friends. So I started doing my research on Trip Advisor. When first starting out,...More

Thank mcollar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Jet Express over to Put-In-Bay, South Bass Island on Labor Day. The Jet Express boat was very nice. I thought the ride over was so enjoyable with the wind in our hair and the beautiful scenery around us. The company that runs...More

Thank LindaNuc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been going every year! Read the reviews and watch the weather. A very nice casual island with much happening. Take the Miller Ferry and research all there is to do. The Jet Express offers more time on the island, but is more expensive. There's...More

Thank dawnS4728HW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me just say.. I want to move here.. That should tell you how awesome this place is.. People were super nice, beautiful scenery and overall a fantastic vacation!!

Thank Brandi P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a hidden gem that we discovered several years ago and just got back to after 15 years and it still does not disappoint! Such a cool place to take the kids or just as a couple. You can rent a golf cart or...More

Thank Ijustluv2travel
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was a late summer, last minute trip. We took Millers Ferry to and from the Island. We really enjoyed the ferry ride and Millers Ferry does a great job taking folks to and from the Island. We had planned to visit on a week...More

Thank local43944
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We took the ferry over from Catawba Island. Miller's Ferry was $7 per person one way, and if you took a car, add $16 each way on top of that. Once you are on the island, you can rent a golf cart, as we did,...More

1  Thank crutchergal
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great weekend getaway before the kids went back to school. Lots of fun things to do!! Really nice getaway!!

Thank lindas286
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The island is a great spot to reconnect with family scattered around the county. We meet every year at PIB, rent a house and just relax. Highly recommended

Thank thelibertylanding
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The golf cart is a must if you want to see as much as you can while you are there. We hit all of the top highlights of the island and enjoyed hitting the backroads, too. Lovely place to visit - relaxing and beautiful! Shoot...More

Thank Randy_Debbie_Ohio
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Julie H
13 August 2017|
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Response from Melisa B | Reviewed this property |
Hello!! I have not had the opportunity to stay here yet, but from what I've read: Site Type: CAMPSITE ELECTRIC Site Reserve Type: SpecificCheckin Time: 3:00 pm Checkout Time: 1:00 pm
22 July 2017|
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Response from Kevin W | Reviewed this property |
You don't really fly to the island. You can but it's not like it's a destination where airlines fly to. It's just a tiny little airport for personal aircraft. If you want to go to South Bass from out of state, you'd fly into... More