Views of the monument

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Put-in-Bay kayaking offers a unique way to experience Lake Erie. Kayak the Bay offers kayaks and ski tubes for rent. They are located down the street from the Doller Mansion on Bayview Avenue. This location is near the Jet-Express Put-in-Bay dock and the downtown area. Unparalleled views of Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial and the downtown Put-in-Bay harbor can be seen while kayaking. Also, the Put-in-Bay Aquatic Center and Oak Point State Park can be enjoyed from your kayak on Lake Erie. The Put-in-Bay Aquatic Center offers a variety of exhibits and on-hands activities. Guests can fish from the deck with loaned rod, reel and bait from the PIB Aquatic Center.

Families will enjoy this great way to exprience Lake Erie. There is no need for worry about a rough journey because the designated kayaking area is harbored by Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Islands. The beautiful limestone cliffs and gorgeous views of Gibraltar Island make kayaking at Put-in-Bay a favored attraction. Kayak the Bay is open from 10 am until dusk from Memorial Day through October. Children 16 and under will need adult supervision. Those 16-18 need their guardian's signature in order to traverse Lake Erie gracefully aboard a kayak. Put-in-Bay offers a wide range of watersports, including kayaking. There is no better way to explore Lake Erie then to literally paddle your way through it. Kayaking at Put-in-Bay will be something families will cherish and remember from their Island adventure. Kick back, relax and Kayak the Bay!

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Random Fact: There is a full service grocery on the Island located on Catawba Avenue. There is also a drive thru with beer and wine located next to the Boathouse Bar and Grill on Hartford Avenue.