Posts Tagged ‘put-in-bay’

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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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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Mardi Gras at Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay brings Bourbon Street to the shores of Lake Erie for the annual party weekend. Break out the beads for one of the most popular bachelor and bacherlorette weekends at the Key West of the North. Share:

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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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What to expect ice fishing off Put-in-Bay

I had no idea what to expect on my first experience ice fishing off South Bass Island. Definitely not a picnic table. Yet I’m sitting at one, bolted to a trailer that is towed by a four-wheeler wearing chains on its tires. Down the ramp on the west side of the island, we go Ice…

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