African Safari Wildlife Park
Experience this drive-through safari with exotic animals, camel and pony rides, entertaining and educational animal shows, pig races, a gift shop, picnic facilities, a snack bar, and a grill. Free parking and free animal food.
Castalia State Fish Hatchery
This 90 acre facility raises over 470,000 steelhead and rainbow trout annually to stock Lake Erie tributaries and inland lakes. Open for self guided tours year-round, Monday - Friday.
Visit Thomas Edison's 1847 birthplace. Tour his boyhood home, and see displays of some of his accomplishments as the world's greatest inventor.
Award-winning winery offering a slide show, tours and tastings. Attractive tasting room where you will find gifts, wines, and home winemaking supplies. Toll free: 1-800-548-WINE.
Rated Top 10 in the U.S. Walk through this haunted mansion filled with thrills, chills and unbelievable special effects. NEW for 2006 – Ohio’s 1st and only XD-3D Theatre. Experience two G-forces of acceleration and 100 movements per second.
Put-In-Bay's only fully operational winery. Tour the winery and the famous Crystal Cave, the world's largest geode. The winery also features a gift shop, tasting room and courtyard.
Relax with a glass wine while enjoying the view of the vineyard in a restored pioneer barn or patio seating in a wildflower meadow. Open daily.
Inland Seas Maritime Museum
The Inland Seas Maritime Museum is open 7 days-a-week year-round, except for major holidays. During June-August, hours are 10 a.m. -5 p.m. daily. Between September and May weekday hours change to 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. There is a AAA discount, and group rates are available if arranged in advance. The museum features interactive exhibits, hands-on experiences, shipwreck artifacts, and over thirty ship models.
The largest American island in Lake Erie. The island is home to Inscription Rock and Glacial Grooves State Park with family restaurants and pubs. More information is available through the Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce.
Kelleys Island Ferry
Kelleys Island Ferry offers the only daily auto/passenger ferry service to Kelley's Island.
Kelleys Island Wine Company
The Kelleys Island Wine Company features a tasting room, gift shop, full restaurant, and the largest outdoor facility on the island, complete with picnic tables, horseshoes and volleyball.
Lagoon Deer Park
View over 200 exotic animals. Pet and hand-feed the deer or feed the hungry fish or, for a fee, fish in a stocked lagoon.
Visit the oldest lighthouse in continuous operation on the Great Lakes. Daily tours are offered during the summer.
Maritime Museum of Sandusky
Explore Sandusky's rich maritime history through local artifacts, photos, and maps; view displays of Lyman Boat Works, local passenger boats and freighters, and many other boats built in Sandusky. Also visit the nautical gift shop. Open year-round.
Visit the Merry-Go-Round Museum and see historic downtown Sandusky-on-the-Bay. Ride into history on an antique carousel, meet wood carvers as they create new horses, take a guided tour of the art and learn the history of the carousel!
Milan Historical Museum
During the 1840's this quaint town was the second largest inland seas shipping port for wheat in the world! Visit this seven-building museum complex and explore Milan's unique canal history. Featuring an extensive collection of 400 antique dolls and the 1,400 piece world-class art glass exhibit. The museum also includes a blacksmith shop, general store, arts building and gift shop.
Something special begins as you board the Miller Ferry. Discover the sights, sounds and smiles of Lake Erie and the Islands. Put-In-Bay (South Bass Island).
Mon Ami Historic Restaurant & Winery
Located in nearby Port Clinton, this elegant restaurant and winery has been in operation since 1872. The establishment features a tasting bar, gift shops, lounge, cooking school and dining room.
This outdoor family fun complex features the Typhoon Rush Slide Tower and a quarter-mile Grand Prix Go Kart Track.
Museum of Carousel Art & History
Affordable family fun! Ride into history on an antique carousel, enjoy visiting with wood carvers as they create new carousel horses, listen to the familiar music of band organs, take a guided tour, and learn about the art and history of carousels.
Old Woman Creek State Nature Preserve
Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve: Learn about this unique estuary by visiting the indoor nature center or hiking the trails.
Pelee Island Transportation
Seasonal daily ferry service from the Jackson Street Dock in Sandusky to Pelee Island, Ontario. Advance reservations are required.
Pelee Island, Ontario
This island is the southern most inhabited point in Canada and is a wildlife enthusiast's paradise. Over 10,000 unique species can be found here. Wonderful opportunities for fishing, biking, and hiking await you on this unique island just a ferry ride from Sandusky.
Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial
A unit of the National Park Service, this monument commemorates the victory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry in the Battle of Lake Erie, as well as the peaceful relations between Canada and the United States that resulted from the signing of The Rush-Bagot Agreement in 1817.
Prehistoric Forest & Mystery Hill
Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Visit the dinosaurs, archeo-dig site, active volcano and our adjacent mini-golf course. Located 8 miles east of Port Clinton.
This historical landmark offers an antique carousel, shops, cafes, night spots and other scenic attractions for your family. Contact the Put-In-Bay Chamber of Commerce for more island information.
Sawmill Creek Golf Club
This 18-holed lakeshore course was designed by renowned golf architect, Tom Fazio. Call for available tee times.
A registered Natural Landmark, discovered in 1872, where you can explore the earth's depths. Take an hour long guided tour, pan for gemstones at Seneca Mining Company and picnic in the shade.
Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve
Hike the paved trails surrounded by forests, swamps, marshlands and a barrier beach. Bird checklists and brochures available.
The Lake Erie Islands
The area's sandy shorelines attract visitors from all over to enjoy an array of water recreation.
Thunderbird Hills Golf Course
Enjoy a day at Thunderbird Hills Golf Course (36 holes). Your tee time is just minutes away in Huron, OH.
Enjoy a day at Woussickett Golf course (18 holes). Your tee time is just minutes away in Huron, OH.