Local Attractions


African Safari Wildlife Park


The Midwest’s only drive-thru safari, African Safari is home to giraffe, zebra, and so much more! Get ready for a wild time feeding exotic animals from your vehicle. One cup of animal food per car is included with admission. Stop by the Walk Thru Safari to learn about the animals during daily education programs, included with admission. Visit the gift shop, snack bar, and ice cream shop, too. Open March thru December.

Cedar Point Amusement Park


Open May-Oct, Cedar Point is home to 70 amazing rides, including 18 world-class roller coasters,  shows, and attractions! Three kids’ areas, comfortable, and convenient overnight accommodations, live shows, a mile-long beach, marinas, and great restaurants also make Cedar Point the perfect family getaway. Also visit Cedar Point Shores Water park. Located next to Cedar Point, the water park is an 18-acre water-lover’s paradise with attractions for thrill-lovers and children alike. Guests who stay at a Cedar Point hotel property enjoy huge savings on regular one-day Cedar Point admission tickets. They also enjoy Early Entry, the opportunity (with paid admission) to enjoy select rides one hour before the park opens to the general public.

East Harbor State Park Beach

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East Harbor State Park Beach is open dawn to dusk, free to the public, no flotation devices permitted, changing areas now available, vending machines, grills, picnic tables, playground, pets permitted in designated areas. Walking trails, bike path, fishing, camping nearby.

Boating and Fishing

Tibbels Fishing Charter Service


Tibbels Fishing Charter Service provides private, group fishing charters for up to 19 people. Individual walk-on charters are also available. Call in advance for reservations. Fish for walleye, perch, and smallmouth bass. Open mid-Apr through Oct; weather-permitting.

Blue Sky Charters


Blue Sky Charters provides sport fishing for walleye and yellow perch on Lake Erie. Western basin charters for up to six anglers. Great for families, executives, guys, and gals. All ages welcome. Open May-Oct  1.


Catawba Island Club


Catawba Island Club is a private, resort-style club offering numerous amenities, including: banquet and meeting facilities, inside and lakefront dining, two outdoor pools, championship golf course, Har-tru tennis courts, marina and marina service, fitness center, and hotel facilities.

Oak Harbor Golf Club


Oak Harbor Golf Club has evolved into 18 holes that plays from 5300 to 6500 yards, depending on the tees a player selects. Golf veterans and rookies alike love the way this course can challenge and relax you all at once. The picturesque Portage River surrounds the course, making it both scenic and challenging. Our scenic course is visited by the many bald eagles that are native to our area, along with other various wildlife.


Liberty Aviation Museum


Liberty Aviation Museum showcases operational, historical aircraft and vehicles including “Georgie’s Gal,” a WWII B-25 Mitchell Bomber, a U.S. Navy WWII TBM Avenger, PT-boat, and more. Witness the restoration of a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor and dine in the 1950s-era themed Tin Goose Diner. Museum is open year-round.

Port Clinton Lighthouse


The restored lighthouse is Port Clinton’s second, built in 1896 and placed at the entrance of the Portage River where it remained active for 56 yrs. Lighthouse lovers everywhere now have a rare opportunity to roam the interior of this unique structure. Climb the wooden spiral staircase to the lantern room and view the fully-functioning fifth-order Fresnel lens, then walk out onto the gallery deck for a spectacular view of Lake Erie and its famous islands.


Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line


The Kelleys Island Ferry Boat Line is the only passenger/vehicle ferry service between Kelleys Island and Marblehead. During peak season, ferries run every half-hour and offer late night service. There is a parking fee at the Marblehead dock. Ferry services runs year-round, daily; weather-permitting.

Jet Express


Jet Express-Port Clinton is a high-speed passenger ferry from Sandusky and Port Clinton to downtown Kelleys Island and Put-in-Bay. Comfortable, stylish passenger cabins and open-air sundecks. Exclusive late-night service and ADA accessible. Narrated tour, family-friendly child rates and group tour rates. Excursion adventures and charter service available. Open May-Oct.

Miller Ferries


Miller Boat Line operates four passenger/car ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island from the tip of Catawba. Miller Ferry provides the most frequent trips to Put-in-Bay, and five free parking areas. Miller Ferry is the only ferry service that provides both passenger and vehicle service to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island; motorcycles and bicycles are also welcome.


Kelleys Island Wine Co.


The Kelley’s Island Wine Co. is a family-friendly establishment specializing in handcrafted island wines. A boutique winery featuring up to seven wines at once, the Kelley’s Island Wine Co. has been a family-owned winery for 35 years. Featuring a full restaurant with house-made specials and fresh options. Offering ample outdoor seating with several covered verandas. Open year-round.

Rocky Point Winery


Rocky Point Winery is located in the historic Marblehead Schoolhouse. The building’s interior has been preserved to maintain its historic roots, while careful updates ensure that guests are comfortable in the new space. The winery offers small plates, over a dozen varieties of wine, as well as craft brews and many unique distilled spirits.