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Camping & Fun at Put-In-Bay

  • Jun 21, 2013 · 5:00 PM

What: Camping and Fun @ Put-In-Bay
When: June 21-June 23

This event is as much about the fun as it is about the camping. Of course, as always, partying too loudly is not allowed at state parks, but Put-in-Bay is kind of a party Island in general. Be ready to spend a little money on going into town and having fun.

"There is no doubt that Put-in-Bay Ohio is one of the most unique places you will ever visit. The tiny two by four mile island is dotted with historic homes, the nation's third tallest monument, quaint restaurants and local pubs."

This is what I call Do-It-Yourself camping. The organizer will reserve a campsite and individual members can reserve their own sites nearby. Of course, we can go into town as a group, eat together, sit around the campfire together etc... but each individual is responsible for their own travel & campsite or finding someone to share a site with.

Save money by carpooling to the island and sharing campsites with other COA members.  We will have a planning meeting so that people can meet each other and talk about carpooling plans & sharing campsites.  

Reserve your campsite early... They might go fast! It looks like the only available sites currently available are non-electric.

Click here to reserve your campsite...

You will need to take a ferry to the Island... Here are the schedules & fares...

Photos from the last time we traveled to PIB -
(Some of these photos were from Kelleys Island, which we will not be visiting this time around)

Suggested Itinerary....
Travel on Friday & get to know each other at the campsites
Go out Saturday and have some fun.
Travel back home on Sunday

But honestly, DIY camping means that you can do whatever you want.

Adventure at your own risk.

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  • Beth

    Awww darn...would've loved Togo! However, I'm going up June 30th for a few days to kelleys island instead...have a great time!

    June 20, 2013

  • Joanna

    Ugh, unfortunately unable to attend. Still must call to see if they will refund reservation. Have a blast u guys and see ya next time!

    June 17, 2013

  • Paul

    Would love to go but I'll be in Detroit that Friday.

    June 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member


    June 16, 2013

  • Barbara

    Other plans.
    My favorite summer fun place - but probably too late to get a lake-view site. Sorry to miss. Maybe you'll do it again?

    June 10, 2013

  • Terry

    and may add guests. Good weekend to go. The Menus will be playing at the Beer Barrel Saloon!

    May 14, 2013

  • Joanna

    Okay! David, thank you for pointing out that a "non-electric" site must be selected, I totally overlooked that haha. I am reserved and all set now!! Thanks :).

    May 13, 2013

  • Oak

    Hey Guys,
    I just reserved campsite 124 and there are a couple more available.
    Each campsite has a max of 6 occupant and there is no electricity

    Below is the link to check availability/site location

    May 13, 2013

  • Joanna

    I just tried twice to reserve a campsite...unable to based on a tent site for 2 nights w/ 2 adults. If someone else is able to reserve could you please post your success...could be just me, after all I was using an iPhone to reserve lol. Thanks ;)

    May 12, 2013

  • Laura H.

    Wish I could go, have to work. I love put-in-bay.

    May 12, 2013

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