Put in Bay Ohio offers travelers many options for a relaxing vacation. Put-in-Bay's most frequently asked questions may be found along with answers at Putinbay.com. If your questions are not answered here just e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
It is suggested that you make you reservations very early in the year especially if your stay involves a weekend. Hotel rooms are limited on the Island and booking early will help insure you get the dates you want. You may book on-line by visiting our accommodations page and selecting the hotel or home rental of your choice.
We recommend you do NOT bring a car to the Island. Aside from the expense associated with transporting your vehicle, parking is very limited on the Island. Waits to get a car on or off the Island can run as long as four hours. Hotels located on the lodging page of this site are located in town and just a short walk from most attractions. Golf Carts, Bicycles, Mopeds, and Taxi's may be reserved on our island transportation page a readily available.
The weather at Put-in-Bay is much like all of northern Ohio coastal communities. In spring and fall a light jacket our sweatshirt is recommend for evenings. Island dress is casual. Current weather and a 10-day forecast may be found in our weather section. Just remember, it NEVER rains in our great restaurants and bars!
On weekends our hotels require a two-night minimum. On holiday weekends there is a three-night minimum. There is no minimum stay requirement Sunday thru Thursday nights where Sundays are not on a holiday weekend.
Yes, all of the hotels featured on www.putinbay.com permit you to bring your own beverages to the privacy of your own room or rental home. You may not bring your alcoholic beverages into any of our bars or poolside bars as they are considered part of the liquor permit premises. There is no need to bother bringing beer and wine from the mainland as we have carryouts here on the Island with prices comparable with those on the mainland. There is no liquor store on the Island.
Yes! Golf Carts are treated as licensed motor vehicles on the Island. All traffic laws apply including open container laws as well as drinking and driving. Delaware Carts rents to licensed drivers over the age of 18. For those under 18 but holding a valid license, a parent or guardian may rent a golf cart for your use.
When the ferryboats stop running, there are several charter airlines that fly in and out of Put-in-Bay. When there is a cold winter, a few brave soles drive their vehicles, snowmobiles and 4 wheelers across the ice to the mainland.
That is a tough one! There are a wide variety of great dining choices on the Island that serve an even wider variety of food. While touring the Island, stop in and look over the menus to determine your choice!