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Cleveland Plain Dealer is Having a Contest to Crown Ohio’s Top Tourist Attraction — Let’s Make it Put-in-Bay

South Bass Island Lighthouse

Who doesn’t love a good contest?  Starting today, the Cleveland Plain Dealer will begin taking votes to appoint the top tourist attraction in the state of Ohio (cast your vote here).  Surely we having nothing against the likes of Cedar Point or Hocking Hills, they’re both fantastic attractions in their own right.  But, and of […]

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My Midwest: Put-In-Bay, Ohio

“It’s pretty cool to ride out, just 20 minutes and be in this sort-of vacation paradise. I kept saying ‘this is so random,’ because I never expected such a place in Ohio.” via LLWorldTour Even in winter, people are still talking about Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island.Miller Ferry to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, The Goat […]

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Why We're Thankful for Weather

Miller Ferry Catawba Dock Terminal

Chances are you’ve heard someone say it already, but it’s hard to believe that the holidays are already upon us.  It seems like just yesterday we were soaking up the warmth of summer and watching the sun fall into Lake Erie around 9:00 pm.  However, summer’s departure isn’t all bad and the beginning of the […]

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Do You Want to see a 1,237-Pound Pumpkin?

Fresh off its debut in Hamilton, Ohio for the Pumpkin and Art Festival, Richard Warren’s behemoth gourd will make the trip aboard the Miller Ferry back home to Put-in-Bay for the island’s annual Oktoberfest in DeRivera Park. Perhaps one of the weirdest items ever transported on the ferry, Warren says the obscenely large pumpkin is […]

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The Things We Carry

That familiar, but always fantastic lobster bisque at The Boardwalk.  Those mouth watering mint infused libations at Mojito Bay.  The sweet barbecue smothered brisket at T&J’s Smokehouse.  All of the edibles on South Bass Island that make your trip so enjoyable most likely have one thing in common – it arrived via the Miller Ferry.  […]

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Miller Ferry’s Memorial Day Walkthrough at Put-in-Bay

An example of what a typical Memorial Weekend day could look like once you arrive via the Miller Ferry. 7:45 am: A bit early?  Maybe, but it’s vacation and breakfast tastes better on an island.  Grab a roundtrip ticket on the Miller Ferry and hop on the 8:00 am boat. 8:15 am: Get your camera […]

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Miller Boat Line Announces Addition of U.S. Brig Niagara to Ferry Fleet (Not really but it is coming to the island)

It is with great fiction that we announce a brand new addition to the Miller Boat Line’s fleet. At a length of 110 feet, the Brig Niagara is the first of many ships that will eventually make up our brand new “History Line” of ferry boats. Relying solely on wind power gives this historic vessel […]

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