|Families around the nation know Ohio is a fun vacation destination. So this summer, catch a ferry and discover for yourselves why the Lake Erie Islands are such a great place for families!
The major islands of Kelleys Island, South Bass Island and Middle Bass Island offer visitors the stunning beauty of limestone cliffs, access to historic wineries, mysterious crystal caverns and a shimmering Great Lake.
Six miles of hiking trails on Kelleys Island lead to scenic vistas, historic sites and two nature preserves. Sailing, swimming, bird watching, bicycling and more make Kelleys Island truly an island for all seasons. Bed and breakfasts and yurt camping are just a few of the lodging options.
See the nationís third tallest monument on South Bass Island and witness the sparkling waters that surround the quaint restaurants, abundant shopping and vibrant nightlife that comprise the island. Spend a little time here and youíll know why the island's town of Put-in-Bay is considered to be the crown jewel of the Lake Erie Islands.
Uniquely shaped like the Big Dipper, Middle Bass Island lies at the heart of the Lake Erie Islands and features quality boating, camping and hiking, plus lots of other fun things to see and do for every member of the family.
Visit www.DiscoverOhio.com today to start planning your island getaway in Ohio! And don't forget, you'll receive further emails with even more ways to enjoy Ohio.
Ohio Department of Development,
Division of Travel & Tourism
77 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43216-1001