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Kelleys Island

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Live music, great food, and a sunset

Live music, great food, and a sunset Fast friendly service, especially at the bar. Live... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alpharetta, Georgia
A Ferry ride back in time

We took the ferry over and paid the cost. The cost ends up about the same as if you park on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clint B
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“state park” (19 reviews)
“ferry ride” (6 reviews)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

3  Thank Clint B
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I visited the island this past weekend and really enjoyed the solitude, history, sites, and hospitality. There is something for all. Scenery, children's activities, winery, state parks, nature trails, glacieral grooves, fire on the beach, swimming, camping, restaurants, golf carts, biking, sailing, etc. The Island...More

2  Thank Utrocket71
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The island is a bit pricey to get onto but it is cute and there are restaurants and ice cream places. The food is probably a little bit more expensive than usual but it isn't too bad. There are golf cart rentals which is a...More

2  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We came for a day trip with our family. 7 adults and 2 children. We got a golf cart and went fishing at the rocky pier. Not a good place to fish for older folks. My in laws didn't feel safe fishing off the rocks....More

Thank Elise W
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Even though you can't access Kelly's Island by ferry from Catawba anymore, it is well worth visiting. Hop a boat from Put In Bay, Marblehead, or Sandusky and enjoy the trip. Be sure to pick up a map and guidebooks at the chamber of commerce...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit here for a week. Normally travel down south but thought we would try north away from the virus carrying mosquitos and a bit closer to home. The island is nice but we found there to be not much to do and given...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We didn't realize "Christmas in July" was such a big deal here. Rode the ferry over, no golf carts to rent, hot as blazes outside, "taxi" service was ridiculously expensive-Glaciar Grooves was a joke.

Thank kikicoGraniteCity
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Spent a week on Kelly's Island. Had food at six establishments, and thought they were all fair at best. Nice getaway for the environment(hiking trails,places to stop and admire the natural beauty, etc.) Best plan is to go for a couple of days and that...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

First time here . This place was serene and beautiful . Went over on the ferry and drove a golf course . Spend the day relaxing or eating and drinking . They have fudge and bakery shops, beach apparel , mineral rocks etc . It's...More

Thank jamaicalover
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