Family Friendly Trip to Put-in-Bay

August 16, 2012

GIVEAWAY: Miller Boat Line and Perry's Cave Family Fun Center

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A family trip to Put-in-Bay was at the top of our Summer Bucket List so we were delighted when we had the opportunity to visit recently. We visited on a weekday and found that the island was very family-friendly and relaxing. It was the twins' fifth birthday and I can't think of a better place to spend it. We had an amazing time exploring the island! 

The kids were thrilled to experience their first Miller Ferry ride followed by their first time in a golf cart. We toured the island stopping throughout the day for fun activities including ice cream, playgrounds, and boat watching.

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Hole in One
Hole in One for the birthday boy!

One of our favorite stops was Perry's Cave Family Fun Center where we played miniature golf, completed Fort aMAZE'n and toured the Butterfly House. The Butterfly House is packed with butterflies ranging in size from tiny to huge in a wide array of colors.

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We hope to visit again soon! Miller Boat Line has a great schedule with ferries running every half hour thru September 9 (with convenient hours in the fall, too) and inexpensive fares. They also offer great coupons for local attractions, restaurants, lodging and transportation (including Island Bike & Cart Rental!). Do your kids love to color? We love Miller Ferry's adorable coloring activity sheet!

Would you like to stay up-to-date on family friendly activities happening at Put-in-Bay? Like Miller Ferry and Perry's Cave Family Fun Center on facebook or follow them on Twitter (@MILLERBOATLINE, @perryscavepib and @BflyHousePIB).

We have a very exciting giveaway from Miller Boat Line and Perry's Cave Family Fun Center. One lucky winner will win:

  • 2 adult and 2 child round trip Put-in-Bay tickets aboard Miller Ferry
  • Family Four Pack of Super Combo tickets which can be used by two adults and two kids age 6-12 (children 5 and under are always free). The Super Combo includes admission to: Perry’s Cave, The Butterfly House at Put-in-Bay, The War of 18 Holes Miniature Golf, The Rock Climbing Wall AND Fort aMAZE’n!

How to Enter: 

  • Leave a comment below (any comment -- winner is chosen using
  • You must be a subscriber and at least 18 years old to enter. (By entering this contest, you agree to be added as a subscriber to Macaroni Kid Cleveland West)

Deadline to enter is 8 pm on Thursday, August 23. Winners will be chosen at random. Another winner will be chosen if we can't reach you by Sunday, August 26 at 12 pm. 

We were invited to Put-in-Bay, opinions are our own.

Have your say


1) Cindy said:
Pick me to win!
4 years, 5 months ago
2) Mary Beth Gilge said:
I'd love to win!
4 years, 5 months ago
3) Melissa said:
Have been hoping to do a kids day at Put in Bay this year and haven't made it yet!
4 years, 5 months ago
4) Frank said:
hoping there's still enough time this summer to go!
4 years, 5 months ago
5) Alicia said:
I would love to take my girls!
4 years, 5 months ago
6) Brittany Rich said:
We love put-in-bay!
4 years, 5 months ago
7) Meryl said:
Pick me!
4 years, 5 months ago
8) Kelly said:
Haven't been there in over 20 years. Would love to get over there with my little ones.
4 years, 5 months ago
9) Amy Havelka said:
We make it a tradition to have a Family Day there at least once a year. So much fun and so much to do!
4 years, 5 months ago
10) Mimi N said:
I love your website always going me great ideas on things to do with the kids. PLEASE pick us!!!
4 years, 5 months ago

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