South Bass Island Lighthouse

One of the most memorable historic sites among many on Put-in-Bay, the South Bass Island Lighthouse is in particular not to be missed. When you come to the South Bass Island Lighthouse you are getting a two for one: a fascinating piece of Put-in-Bay history, and some of the best views of Lake Erie from anywhere on this island or any other island. Plus, if you’re really lucky, you’ll be here on one of the guided tour dates, because then you’ll also get to learn an incredible amount about our…

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Dodge Woods Preserve

Spanning a little more than 3.5 acres of land at the corner of Thompson and Langram Rd., you’ll find the Dodge Woods Preserve. It is one of the most recent parcels of land on the island acquired for conservation (February 2017). These are younger trees than you’ll find elsewhere on the island, because recently (by tree standards) there was a vineyard on this land. Cedar, walnut and cherry trees are prevalent, there are other types of trees as well. There is a great variety of flora in the Dodge Woods…

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Alfred Parker Park

If you’re looking for a quiet getaway for a Put-in-Bay picnic, Alfred Parker Park might fit the bill exactly. Captain Alfred Parker was a beloved captain of a ferry at Put-in-Bay, and was a Put-in-Bay Township trustee for over 30 years. This park stands as a memorial named in his honor. You’ll enjoy some amazing views from this overlook. A Glance At Green Island The view from Alfred Parker Park is also one of the best views you can get from land at Green Island. Green Island is not open…

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Kimberly’s Carousel

Kimberly’s Carousel is one of the oldest carousels in the country and was built in 1917. George Stoiber grew up riding the carousel as a child and purchased the beloved attraction to pay homage to his childhood on the island. He desired to restore the carousel back to it’s original glory days, which included 12 of the original horses. George has also added some fun characters to the ride, with the assistance of his wife’s artistic skills, that also give credit to the island’s rich history. Choose from a variety…

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Tour Train

The Put-In-Bay Tour Train is the preferred way to see Put-in-Bay and explore its rich history and fun attractions.Take a break from the excitement and let the training guide take you on an entertaining and education adventure. This open-air guided tour offers multiple stops to some of the island’s most popular attractions. All Aboard the Put-in-Bay Tour Train Grab your cameras, binoculars, and your smartphones, because you’ll definitely want to capture the all the sights on your Tour Train adventure. Located on the corner of Delaware and Toledo Avenues, near…

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Put-in-Bay Jet Ski

When you come to Put-in-Bay, there’s so much to do on the island itself that it’s easy enough to fill a weekend completely neglecting the water. But if you do, you’re going to regret it when you go back home to your landlocked life. Spend some time out on our beautiful lake and get that unforgettable experience you can’t get at home. You’ll have so much fun zipping across the water, feeling the mist and breeze refresh you. Put-in-Bay Jet Ski is the spot to get your jet ski! There’s…

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