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Address: Middle Bass, OH
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A quieter island than its neighbor to the south, the island houses historic...

A quieter island than its neighbor to the south, the island houses historic Civil War-era wineries.

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Long trip on a ferry to get to a very slow moving place.

Fine place for a very short visit. Beaches decent, and it appears that there are numerous rental possibilities for short or longer term breaks. However, there is very little to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

40 minute Miller Ferry Ride from Port Clinton OH is very relaxing. Can take your car over but it requires car reservation up to 2 weeks prior. Take your bikes for a day trip or stay longer as there are plenty of rental properties and camping too. Three restaurant/bars to choose from. Awesome marina. Great place to go for long... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views. We had a great time. Nice relaxing vacation. Take the sunny back to the island...shopping, food and plenty to do.

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Thank Trisha M
Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Fine place for a very short visit. Beaches decent, and it appears that there are numerous rental possibilities for short or longer term breaks. However, there is very little to do other than ride bikes and golf carts around. There is no down town to speak of.

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Thank Nancyjane1965
Cleveland, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The best part of the trip was the ferry ride over (and back). At first I thought I would really like the island because it wasn't as crowded as South Bass or Kelly's but there was a reason. We rented a golf cart and had it back in an hour because we drove everywhere we could on the island in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

My family enjoys camping in state parks and there seems to be a dearth of information about this one. It is a very small and isolated campground located on Middle Bass Island in Ohio, accessible by private boat, plane, or ferry (spring through fall). We visited on weekdays in August when there were only a few other campers. There was... More 

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1 Thank Sandra B
Osage, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone unless you like getting ripped off. Was a terrible place, nothing like they said it would be.

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1 Thank huntone12
Monroe, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Middle Bass Island has been a favorite club cruise destination for the past seven years - set a record this year for any club cruise with nineteen boats! We like it due to the things we can go do and see during the day, including pools for the kids and adults at Walleye's and Hazard's. We'll kep coming back!

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Thank Mike P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Marblehead for 30 years and have done it all...over and over. Our trip to Middle Bass was our effort to do something new and we were pleasantly surprised and intrigued! It's going to be fun to watch development continue. We can see opportunity and effort and really loved the state park, especially the rather hidden... More 

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Thank Gagens
Plainfield,Il
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Middle Bass is quiet compared to put in Bay. It's a smaller island but still have much to offer. You get around either by foot or golf cart. There is a general store and restaurant. The nightlife takes place at St.hazards resort. If you want to go over to put in Bay you would simply catch the Sonny S ferry... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Fantastic early summer weekend. Took Millers Ferry to the island, brought our car. Went for wedding reception at JF Walleyes, which was outstanding. The resort has the "Blue Lagoon" an amazing area filled with a pool and lounge chairs for the guests to use. You can spend the day there eating and drinking and swim at no extra charge! Fantastic... More 

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