Put-in-Bay Lodging Choices

There are many lodging types: from vacation rentals to Put-in-Bay Hotels, cottages to waterfront condos, and Put in Bay Resorts to villas. With so many great places to stay for your Bay Vacation, Book Your Stay today!

Things to Do at Put-in-Bay Ohio

Family-Friendly Attractions for all ages abound on Put-In-Bay island, from caves to cliffs, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial to South Bass Island State Park, and jet skis to family fun at Perry’s Cave. This is Ohio’s busiest Lake Erie Island with so many Put-in-Bay Attractions that one day is simply not enough! Make a reservation to stay the night!


Put-in-Bay Golf Cart Depot



Put-in-Bay Winery



South Bass Island Lighthouse



Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church



Perry’s Cave Rock Wall



Bay Paddleboarding



Put-in-Bay Helicopter Rides



Put-in-Bay Charter Fishing



Put-in-Bay Biplane Rides


Beautiful Group Lodging Options

Big rental homes and lakefront bay condos in Put-in-Bay are perfect for family reunions, college get-togethers, corporate functions, bachelorette parties, and groups of friends.  Come get away at the Key West of the North and Book Your Stay today!

Eat and Drink at Put-in-Bay

Put-In-Bay Restaurants are a foodie’s paradise! You will find island-brewed beer, local wine, ice cream, burgers, Lake Erie perch, walleye, and much more at downtown Put-in-Bay Ohio!

The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s


Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille


Put-in-Bay Winery Dining


Heineman Winery Tastings


Last Resort Engine Company



Visitors love to stay at Put-in-Bay. They leave comments on TripAdvisor, Yelp, Google, and even big booking sites like Expedia. Check out some of our recent Put-in-Bay Lodging Guest Reviews, and don’t be afraid to leave your own!

“The Island Club is the best place to stay with a group of friends on the island! The units are reasonably priced and within walking distence to the Island Club pool.”

Toledo, OH

“Best place to stay. Clean and spacious. I’ve been renting from them for 14 years. Pool at the condos is a party. Highly recommend them.”

Clinton Twp, MI

“Secluded location, easy to get to, quiet, plenty of space great kitchen and patio with grill and optional hot tub!”

Chicago, IL

“After another great weekend at the Island Club I’ve decided that I will NOT stay anywhere else on Put In Bay!! The house was clean and the staff was amazing.”

Cleveland, OH

“The people of the resort are very friendly. At night you can walk from house to house and converse with the others in the neighborhood. Security is on site at nights but they never harassed us.”

Mesa, AZ

“Excellent place to spend the time on Put-In-Bay. The rooms were very clean and accommodating. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly.”

Detroit, MI

Put-in-Bay Ohio

Thank you for visiting us at Put-in-Bay Lodging, your one-stop shop for all the information you need when planning a Put-in-Bay getaway! Located a few miles north of Sandusky, OH, on South Bass Island, Put-in-Bay is a favorite vacation destination of the Midwest! You won’t believe all the amazing restaurants, interesting attractions, golf cart rentals, unique shopping, Put-in-Bay taxi service, and legendary nightlife you’ll find at Put-in-Bay.  Just getting there is fun on a bay ferry like the Miller Ferry or Jet Express. Click around the site and learn about the activities that will make your vacation unforgettable!

Once here, don’t forget to check out the State Park for great picnic areas, watercraft rentals, and they have restrooms. Plus, on your way in or out, don’t forget to check out the world-famous Joe’s Bar!!! Put in Bay is also home to many other island attractions such as the Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center’s Butterfly House and mini-golf!

Get Here!

The island is easy to get to from Cleveland, Toledo, and beyond.  With direct Ferry Boat transportation from Catawba, Port Clinton, and Sandusky, getting to PIB is easy!  Once on the island, many forget they are still in the United States.  With a wealth of history such as Oliver Hazard Perry in the Battle of Lake Erie, there is much to see and learn. Summer events often include a historic theme.

The legendary nightlife has beckoned many bachelor and bachelorette parties to the island. Weekends see a bevy of fun revelers.  During the week a wealth of family-friendly activities are offered. Interactive reenactments with the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society in DeRivera Park have enriched the area’s culture.  

Come and see why the Put in Bay Island has been a popular vacation destination for over a century. The Jet Express can also service travel to Kelley’s Island and the Sonny-S can take you to Middle Bass Island.

PIB is also great for family vacations. Book your next free weekend at the best vacation spot in Ohio!

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The Best Lodging
at Put-in-Bay Ohio

If you’re planning a trip to Put-in-Bay, the first thing you’ll need to figure out is where you’re going to stay. These are the very places to stay at Put-in-Bay. From cottages to hotels, condos to home rentals, your options are varied at the Bay, so we’ve attempted to put together this list of elite choices.  You will find a description of each here, as well as links to their website, and information on how to make a reservation. When you’re done here, make sure to check out the rest of our site, with info on how to get here, and all the great bars, restaurants, shops, and attractions to check out once you’re here.

The Best of the Best Places to Stay in Lake Erie

The Put-in-Bay Condos, The Island Club Rentals, and the newly renovated Bird’s Nest Resort are our favorite Put-in-Bay rentals. These lodgings all offer wonderful amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, air conditioning, swimming pools, full baths, propane grills, and many other comforts of home. For guests seeking a downtown hotel room, you won’t go wrong with the Commodore Resort or Victory Station Hotel, the two highest-rated options on the island. You can also camp at the South Bass Island State Park, or rent a Put-in-Bay Cabin for some peace and quiet if everything else is booked. Discover a full list of all of the best Put-in-Bay Vacation Rentals and Hotels. Book an island vacation today!

Close to Home, Yet So Far Away

Planning a trip to Put-In-Bay will be a decision you won’t regret.  With a relaxed vibe and no-frills arrangement, Putinbay is the place to be in the Summer.  Imagine yourself relaxing on the Boardwalk Restaurant deck overlooking the downtown docks.  As the waves from Lake Erie lap on the shore, you tip back a cold drink.  The seagulls fly above as the boat’s taxi in and out of the harbor.  Or sit out on your Waterfront Condo deck and watch the boats slowly go by out on the water. This idyllic scenario is just a short boat ride away. 

Set Sail for our island paradise Put-In-Bay and leave your troubles on the Mainland!

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