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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Adventure Bay Amusement Park

Your group is sure to enjoy Adventure Bay Amusement Park during their Put-in-Bay getaway. Adrenaline rushes are sure to ensue with arcade games for days, go-karts, and so much more during your trip to Put-In-Bay! Prefer a dose of healthy competition? Take a swing at the batting cages, or let out some steam in the soccer cages. Maybe you’d rather get wet? Launch a few water grenades at your friends and family with the Water Wars Water Balloon Launcher.

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Perry’s Cave Family Fun Center

Take a tour of one of Put-in-Bay’s most well known historical attractions. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry discovered Perry’s Cave on South Bass Island during the War of 1812

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DeRivera Park

A serene green space right in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay, DeRivera Park covers over 5 acres of waterfront property. The park is named after South Bass Island’s original owner, Joseph DeRivera St. Jurgo. The park is a great place to enjoy some people watching on a sunny summer day. You can also enjoy some great sites on a walk through the park itself. Additionally, you can learn quite a bit about the island through the park’s memorials. What You’ll Find At DeRivera Park The wishing fountain in DeRivera Park…

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Gemstone Mining

Step into the shoes of a prospector from days of old, seeking their fortune! Gemstone Mining at the Perry’s Cave Family Fun Center is a completely unique experience. If you’ve got young ones, it’s an outing they’ll remember for the rest of their lives. I can say that firsthand. Sifting through the rough for these gems is one of only two clear memories I still have from my first trip to Put-in-Bay over two decades ago. It was exhilarating, and the experience remains just as awesome now as it was…

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Aquatic Visitors Center

Hoping your family can learn a little and have fun at the same time? One of the preferred educational Put-in-Bay Attractions is the Aquatic Visitors Center, operated by the Ohio Sea Grant. Learn about Lake Erie aquatic science up close and personal located on Ohio State University’s island campus. From June 20th through August 25th, guests can visit free of charge or pay $4 p/p for a guided group tour. ODNR Division of Wildlife also provide children, under the age of 16, with fishing gear and bait for free. Fish…

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