South Bass Island is a tiny speck of land off the coast of Lake Erie, between Toledo and Cleveland. It’s only 3 miles long from tip to tip, but there’s plenty to see and do, ranging from eclectic museums and a historic lighthouse to a winery and quaint downtown area with shops and restaurants. Situated on the island’s southern tip, The Island Club’s homes occupy 3.5 acres. Each is outfitted with three bedrooms, two baths, and a full kitchen. You can easily walk to all the island’s attractions.
A four-person golf-cart rental is included with most options. Use it to go sightseeing all over the island without breaking a sweat.
Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille: The onsite eatery serves burgers, sandwiches, appetizers, and beers in a lively atmosphere.
Recommended hiking: From the property, you’re within walking distance of South Bass Island State Park—keep an eye out for salamanders, turtles, and bald eagles.
Put-in-Bay, Ohio: Quaint Lake Erie Village on South Bass Island
South Bass Island is small, with just 128 permanent residents. You can walk the width of the island’s largest part in about 30 minutes. But don’t let South Bass Island’s diminutive stature fool you—there’s plenty to do. Because of its located in Lake Erie, South Bass Island has long attracted visitors as a summer destination. Swing by Put-in-Bay’s downtown area to grab a bite or kick back with a brew until the wee hours. Nearly all of the island’s attractions are within walking distance, but if you’d rather not hoof it, you can scoot around the island like a lot of locals do—in a golf cart.
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What You Get
Stay for eight in a three-bedroom home. Click here to see all options.
Included in Options 2–6:
Daily four-person golf cart rental
Policies and Fees
Book by: 6/15/15 (Options 1 and 2) or designated travel date
Travel by: 6/30/15 (Options 1 and 2) or designated travel date
Cancellation policy & fees: Must cancel in writing; all cancellations subject to $50 fee; 90-day cancellation notice or $100 fee; 45-day notice or fee up to Groupon price applies.
Taxes: 12.5% tax not included
Additional fees: $100 refundable security deposit for weekday stays and $250 refundable security deposit for weekend stays not included, due at reservation