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Golf cart tip

Rather than rent a cart at the dock, we took the under 10 minute walk to town and rented for less... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
David H
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Denver, Colorado
Nice tour of island on golf carts

We thoroughly enjoyed the ferry trip to and from Kelley’s Island as well as the golf cart tour of... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Anne M
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Measuring more than four square miles and located in the western basin of Lake Erie, this scenic island boasts historical attractions and a myriad of outdoor sports.
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Rather than rent a cart at the dock, we took the under 10 minute walk to town and rented for less money at the General Store. Saved $3/hour. Plus good advice on what to do and see.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank David H
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Golf carts reign supreme to visit this small island. Glacial grooves are a must see geological feature. There is a very small commercial district with a few shops and restaurants... nice and quiet

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Doug B
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Took the family to the island for a day of adventure. The island does offer a variety of things to do for a family. Not a lot of activities for little ones , there are several playgrounds and a small putt putt course . Highly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank john s
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the ferry trip to and from Kelley’s Island as well as the golf cart tour of the Island. Along with stops in a couple of the shops and time for lunch, it all was a wonderful day in a beautiful area!

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 21 June 2018

If you're trying to decide which Ohio island to visit, Kelleys has a nice,slower pace type of experience. We just had our second visit to the island, and it is very relaxing. Nobody is in a hurry...each just enjoying their day. There is a variety...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MemoryMaker5
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Decent time. However, there are few activities on the island. Except for drinking, there are plenty of places to drink. We visited the glacier grooves, ate, rode around the island with the 35 max speed limit and then got back on the boat. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank brentd2
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This was an adequate experience with the family, but not worth the money spent. I just wanted to warn people of Uncle Dik's store - it was a general store type of place on the northern part of the island that sold ice cream. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank Brian F
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My daughter, sister, brother-in-law, and I took our mom/grandma for a summer outing to Kelleys Island and had a very low-key fun day. We parked at the lot in Marblehead, Ohio, and took the ferry across to the island. On the way there, we were...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank AbbyKWH
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Live music, great food, and a sunset Fast friendly service, especially at the bar. Live music on the weekends. This is our favorite place on the island for a sunset over Put-in-Bay! The perch and walleye are always fresh and lightly breaded.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We took the ferry over and paid the cost. The cost ends up about the same as if you park on the mainland, pay for a walk on ticket and then rent a golf cart. The island is a little too big to walk. The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
5  Thank Clint B
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Sabrena B
11 July 2018|
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Response from MemoryMaker5 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a ferry; they have a website... you can do a search for Kelly Island Ferry. The cost for adults (12 years +) is $10 each way. Discounts for seniors and children.
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