Posts Tagged ‘put-in-bay’

Stone Lab open house

  Tour Stone Laboratory on the 6-acre Gibraltar Island, with a free boat ride there from Ohio State’s Aquatic Visitors Center. Take in lectures and laboratory sessions.   Share:

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Perry’s Victory Triathlon and Family Races

Pick a race: sprint triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, family fun run and a 5k run/walk. All participants will receive a cool swag bag, including a performance tech race shirt, raffle ticket and barbecue luncheon on the lawn. Kids Fun Run 9 a.m. Sprint Triathlon/Aquabike/Aquathlon 9:15 a.m. Sprint Duathlon 9:20 a.m. 5k Run/Walk 10 a.m. Share:

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Put-in-Bay Fireworks

Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks on the water. Whether you are on land or at anchor you will enjoy the spectacular display reflecting over the harbor of Put-in-Bay at dusk. Parking is available in the Peace Garden Lot and the east lawn of the park, adjacent to Park Ave.  Share:

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Pyrate Fest X

X marks the spot at the 10th annual Pyrate Fest at Put-in-Bay. Talk like a pirate — and dress like one too — for costume contests, kids programs, a pirate skirmish, cannon demonstrations and cardboard boat races. The brig Niagara will even be in port. Share:

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Put-in-Bay and Kelleys Island with the kids

I think the golf carts were their favorite part. In one day at Put-in-Bay, I took my 5- and 7-year-old up to the top of Perry’s Monument, down to Perry’s Cave, around the state park and in to an ice cream shop. But their favorite? Fighting over the front seat in the golf cart as…

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Where can you rent a stand-up paddleboard on Lake Erie?

Looking to try stand-up paddleboarding on Lake Erie this summer? The cool, calm sport is an easy way to get out on the water. And it’s growing like crazy. The Outdoor Foundation didn’t even include stand-up paddleboarding – or SUP, which migrated from Hawaii to California in 2004 — in its annual survey until 2010.…

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Where to find waterfront dining on Lake Erie

  Nothing better than sharing a meal with friends while watching the sun set on Lake Erie. Unfortunately, in Ohio, restaurants on the Great Lake are hard to find. Cleveland has only a few. (Thankfully Cleveland has plenty of waterfront dining in the Flats, on the Cuyahoga River.) That’s why we created a list of…

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What does Put-in-Bay look like in the off-season?

During the season, as many as 750,000 visitors swarm Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island. They crowd the ferries, cram the bars, cover the roads in golf carts and the harbor with boats. The season runs April through October. But July and early August is when PIB’s bars are busiest, and when the resort pools and…

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