Where are pets permitted on South Bass Island (Put-in-Bay)?

Hotels
– Bay Lodging (888.742.7929)

Campgrounds
– South Bass Island State Park (866.644.6727)

Vacation Rentals
– Birds Nest Resort (419.285.6119)
– Bormans Cottages (419.341.9640)
– Dave’s Rentals (419.285.2812)
– Put-in-Bay Cabins (440.967.3395)
– Saunder’s Cottages (419.285.3917
– The Wee Anchor (419.285.5055)

Parks
– DeRivera Park
– Oak Point Park
– South Bass Island State Park

Attractions
– Perry’s Family Fun Center (designated areas)
– Perry’s Memorial & Visitor Center Grounds (outside)
– Saunder’s Resort Golf Course

Restaurants
– Boardwalk Main Deck
– Frosty’s Backyard
– Joe’s Bar (patio only)
– The Goat (back patio only)
– Reel Bar (patio only)

Ferry
– Miller Ferry

Where can I enjoy a meal on Thanksgiving Day in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands?

Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to get together and give thanks over a delicious feast. Although many people enjoy home cooked meals and large family gatherings, others appreciate someone else handling the cooking. Avoid the hassle this holiday season and indulge at a restaurant in the Lake Erie Shores & Islands region!

Culinary Vegetable Institute “Free” Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner
12304 State Route 13, Milan
419.616.3500 or 419.499.7500
Free for active military and their families. Please call for details and reservations.

Great Wolf Lodge Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet
4600 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
1:30–6:45 pm, 419.609.6000
Adult (13 & over): $23.99, child (4–12): $10.99, children under 3 are free
Reservations are required. Please call to make a reservation.

Kalahari Thanksgiving Buffet
7000 Kalahari Dr. (off US 250), Sandusky
11:30 am–7:30 pm, 419.433.5543
Adult (13 & over): $27.99, child (4–12): $10.99, children under 3 are free
Reservations strongly encouraged. Please call to make a reservation.

Mon Ami Thanksgiving Brunch
3845 E. Wine Cellar Road, Port Clinton
10:30 am-3 pm, 419.797.4445
$27.99

Quaker Steak & Lube Thanksgiving Buffet
5150 Liberty Ave. (US 6), Vermilion
11 am-5 pm, 440.967.3724
Adult (13-64): $19.99, senior (65+): $16.99, tweener (9-12) $12.99, child (8 & under): $6.99
Reservations are strongly encouraged. Please call to make a reservation.

Rosie’s Bar and Grill Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet
102 Madison St., Port Clinton
11:30 am–4 pm, 419.960.7546
Adults: $22.50, children (10 & under): $11.25
Reservations are required. Please call to make a reservation.

Ryan’s Steakhouse Thanksgiving Buffet
5309 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky, 419.621.9648
11 am–7 pm, 419.621.9648
All dinners: $12.99, beverages: $1.99
No reservations—first come, first served.

Sawmill Creek Thanksgiving Buffet
400 Sawmill Creek Dr. (off US 6), Huron
10:30 am–3:30 pm, 419.433.3800
Adult (12 & over): $22.95, child (4–11): $9.95, children 3 and under are free
Reservations are required. Please call to make a reservation.

Timbers Smokehouse and Grill Thanksgiving Buffet
12211 US 250 North, Milan
11 am-7 pm, 419.499.0200
Please call for reservations and details.

Lake Erie Shores & Islands would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving! If you are aware of other locations that are open on Thanksgiving Day, please feel free to add them by commenting on the post below.

Are there any hotels offering Thanksgiving packages?

Great Wolf Lodge
4600 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
800.641.9653
Package Name: Gobble, Gobble Thanksgiving Buffet
Description: Valid on all family suites (two night minimum); includes access to the indoor waterpark and 4 Thanksgiving Buffet meals. Please visit website for details.
Booking Code: GOBBLE
Valid Dates: From 11/24/2010 to 11/26/2010

Kalahari Waterpark Resort
7000 Kalahari Dr. (off US 250), Sandusky
877.525.2427
Package Name: Thanksgiving Buffet Special
Description: Overnight stay in a beautifully-appointed Hut Room for up to 4 guests, admission to America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark for each registered guest, Thanksgiving Buffet for 2 adults and 2 children (additional buffet tickets may be purchased). Reservations are required by calling 419.433.5543. Restrictions may apply.
Booking Code: O1371
Valid Dates: From 11/24/2010 to 11/25/2010

Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center
400 Sawmill Creek Dr. (off US 6), Huron
800.729.6455
Package Name: One Night Thanksgiving Package
Description: Reconnect with your family for Thanksgiving at Sawmill Creek Resort. Relax while we do all the preparation for our scrumptious Thanksgiving Buffet. After dinner gather the family for a holiday afternoon hayride, a nature walk or relax at the indoor pool.
Valid Dates: From 11/24/2010 to 11/25/2010

Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center
400 Sawmill Creek Dr. (off US 6), Huron
800.729.6455
Package Name: Two Night Thanksgiving Package
Description: Let us do the cooking this Holiday while you enjoy the season with your family at Sawmill Creek Resort. Relax and indulge on our scrumptious Thanksgiving Buffet. Visit Mrs. Claus before enjoying a hayride through the Festival of Lights on Friday evening. Join our Silent Auction Friday evening in the Wilderness Hall.
Valid Dates: From 11/25/2010 to 11/26/2010

Please visit ShoresAndIslands.com for a complete list of lodging packages.

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