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South Bass Island Lighthouse

Southern tip of South Bass Island, Put in Bay, OH
+1 419-285-1800
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Good Self Guided Experience

A visit here provides an interesting perspective of how one operates and lives in a functional... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
zielbo
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Lexington, South Carolina
Nice spot

There is a nice little park here. You can't go in the light house. Good views of the lake. There... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Thedevelopingimage
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“light house” (15 reviews)
“nice grounds” (3 reviews)
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Southern tip of South Bass Island, Put in Bay, OH
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

A visit here provides an interesting perspective of how one operates and lives in a functional lighthouse back in the day.

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

There is a nice little park here. You can't go in the light house. Good views of the lake. There are some butterfly bushes near the house that are loaded with butterflies.

Thank Thedevelopingimage
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Just about any spot on the coast of this island has a nice view. No need to go out of your way to see this place. The lighthouse is nothing special. We stopped here just because it was close to the ferry dock. My teenage...More

Thank Denise K
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

This site is worth a visit. The lighthouse is different than the stereotyped New England kind. It is so peaceful there.

Thank Juliann M
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Nice view of coast of the island. The light house is a small historical light house, Quiet location on the island if you want to sit a while and listen to the water hitting the shore.

Thank charlottevgroff
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Beautiful spot on Lake Erie, nice to just visit and enjoy the scenery. You can see the mainland, as well as other islands from this spot.

Thank MelindaY
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Grounds were closed when we stopped by, but we viewed from the road and would have liked to see more.

Thank insurancediehl
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I really loved my visit to the lighthouse. The grounds are open to the public to walk around as much as you would like. There is amply parking for cars and golf carts. Since PIB is not very big, the ride from the town to...More

Thank 916conniem
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Looks like they are still doing work on the interior but you can climb the tower. Only open Mondays and Tuesdays though. No gift shop. Couldn't find any merchandise with this lighthouse on it. Guessing that's because its own by a university.

Thank travelling_w2_kids
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We went by it quickly as we have some history buffs with us. It's on a pretty and quiet part of the island. It was a quick and fun thing to do while on a golf cart.

Thank ericeckman
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