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Put-in-Bay is among the most visited holiday destinations in the Midwest. The official name of this island is South Bass Island and hosts thousands of both domestic tourists and visitors each year. The island is a short drive away from Toledo and Cleveland.
Over the decades, South Bass Island has earned an unmatched reputation for being one of the family-friendly places to have a good time in the Midwest. If you plan to have a good time with your kids on the island, here are the top five activities your children will enjoy.
1. Rent a golf cart and buzz around
The main form of transportation in Put-in-Bay is golf carts. Cars, buses, and other vehicles are allowed, but limited parking space for larger vehicles is limited. This is why golf carts have become the main transportation option and an integral part of the island’s culture.
Your children won’t get enough of riding around, enjoying the cool island breeze, and bouncing around from one attraction site to another. It’s important to mention that golf cart rental services are available to persons who are at least 18 years old and a valid driving license.
2. Visit the Candy Bar
Being in a candy store is like roaming in a kingdom full of chocolate and sweets for children. The island’s family-owned Candy Bar is located next to Kimberly’s Carousel, a kid-friendly attraction site. Here, your children will find all the sugary goodness they can dream of. From fun rock candy to homemade fudge, the island’s Candy Bar offers countless options.
There is an ice cream parlor next door in case your kids are looking for a scoop of their favorite flavor or hot fudge sundae. Generally, the Candy Bar is a place where your children will feel at home. No matter their preferred candy, they will find what they desire.
3. Spend some time at an amusement park
There is only one amusement park in South Bass Island – Adventure Bay. Unlike Cedar Point, you will not find huge roller coasters and other similar rides. But there’s a full arcade inside with countless fun prizes for grabs. You and your kids can play ski ball games or virtual bowling machine. There is also a sandbar with volleyball courts and a swimming pool. The amusement park gets better with exciting go-kart racing. The park’s electric go-carts are an excellent recipe for endless fun for a family.
4. Watch the sunset and spend a night in Put-in-Bay
As mentioned earlier, there are numerous attractions on South Bass Island and memorable sunsets to watch. You can consider extending your family vacation on this island to watch the stunning sunsets with your family.
In terms of accommodation, there are many resorts, condos, and hotels in Put-in-Bay. Some hotels offer great midweek and weekend deals for families visiting the island. You can also choose between a pool-view condo with access to the property’s necessary amenities and a waterfront condo with a private balcony.
Be sure to compare the details of the various accommodation package. Compare the prices and choose the accommodation option that suits your family’s needs without compromising the quality of the services offered.
If you plan to spend fun-packed time in Put-in-Bay with your family, now you know some of the exciting activities for your children. Put-in-Bay is the main town in South Bass Island and is associated with exciting boating activities, golf cart rides, amusement parks, and other fun activities for families. Travelers who choose to extend their vacations have access to affordable hotels, resorts, condos, and other accommodation options.