An Introduction to Put-in-Bay

Welcome to Put-in-Bay

A Summer Playground Awaits You on Put-in-Bay


Enjoy an evening that never ends with live entertainment behind every door. Ohio’s “Key West”, Put-In-Bay is popular for crowds, bars and mardi gras beads!

Perry's Monument
Perry’s Monument

For a relaxed day on Put-In-Bay, take a walk or ride to Perry’s International Peace Memorial where you’ll enjoy a panoramic view of Lake Erie from the top of Perry’s Monument, a history lesson about the War of 1812 and possibly even a reenactment or memorial service.

A ride on the merry-go-round in downtown Put-In-Bay will make you feel like a kid again and gem mining is an adventurous way to collect a souvenir from your Lake Erie vacation.

Festivals and celebrations throughout the season include the annual Sailing Regatta, Christmas in July, Winefest and Octoberfest.

Getting Around Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay Golf Carts
Put-in-Bay Golf Carts

Ferry service from Port Clinton will get you to Put-In-Bay and when it is time to relax and unwind ferry service from Put-In-Bay will get you to Kelleys Island in just minutes.

While golf carts and bikes are available for rental at various locations on Put-In-Bay, most places you’ll want to visit can easily be reached on foot. It is not recommended that you bring your car to Put-In-Bay Island.