Discover a selection of 286 vacation rentals in Put-in-Bay, OH that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $220 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Put-in-Bay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Put-in-Bay is ready to explore

Take a vacation to Put-in-Bay and enjoy the area's festivals, monuments and wineries. Renowned for its island views, boating and lake, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

American history meets summertime fun in Put-in-Bay

Way back in 1813, little Put-in-Bay was the epicenter of the Battle of Lake Erie, fought between the British Navy and the United States. The episode proved to be a pivotal moment in the War of 1812, and is now remembered at the colossal Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial. Once you're done gawping up at that soaring column, you could head over to the Doller Estate for some locally made Moscato and Riesling tipples. Or, you could check out the National Historic Register homes that pepper pretty Stonehenge Estate, complete with Victorian facades and half-timbered exteriors.


Water fun and wine tasting in Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay vacation rentals close to the waterfront of South Bass Island are the perfect place to come and kick back in the summertime, flitting between the lovely state beaches and enjoying boating excursions out to the see the other islands on Lake Erie. Meanwhile, wine tasting in the historic German estates is never far away, and neither is a chance to unravel American history at the national monuments and living 19th-century town steads. Top that off with antique car collections, interesting, crystal-clad caves, and local art galleries, and it's easy to see why this is such a popular Midwestern vacation spot.


Long summers in Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay goes to bed during the winter months, when Lake Erie becomes caked in ice sheets and snow. That's why most people search for Put-in-Bay vacation rentals in the spring and summer, between April and October. That's when the bays along South Bass Island are at their prettiest, and when the main boating season kicks in, bringing life to the harbors and Delaware Avenue along the shore. It's also easier to get across to Put-in-Bay during the warmer months of the year, with more ferries and fly planes heading in from mainland Ohio.

Natural features

Go into Lake Erie with a trip to Put-in-Bay

Lake Erie's sky-blue waters are the defining natural feature around Put-in-Bay. Boaters and sailors flock to the town to whizz across the bays where great American admirals once did combat with the Royal British Navy, or to explore the empty coves of the Bass Islands. And talking of the Bass Islands, it's South Bass Island that unfolds all around Put-in-Bay’s center, offering wooded nature trails, butterfly gardens, manicured parks, state beaches, and even the Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center – perfect for getting to grips with the region's flora and fauna.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Put-in-Bay

The nearest airport is in Toledo Express Airport (TOL), located 51.2 mi (82.3 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Put-in-Bay?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's to get away. Now's the time to pack your bags and head for one of these top vacation rentals in or near Put-in-Bay:

  • Make the most of handy extras like coffee and tea making facilities and a nearby hospital at "Private Lakefront Cottage Near Sandy Beaches". Located around 25 miles from Put-in-Bay, this property has 3 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • "Lakefront Condo - Breathtaking View" also promises a memorable escape, offering 1 bedroom, a restaurant dining guide, lowered locks and more. It's around 11 miles from Put-in-Bay.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Put-in-Bay vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Put-in-Bay?

Sometimes, you just want to get away from the chaos of modern life. That's where Vrbo comes in. We've got a fantastic selection of log cabin rentals in and around Put-in-Bay where you can relax in nature. Try these on for size:

  • "Stunning Log Cabin On 65 Acres" has all you need for a stress-free escape, including a porch and a stovetop. After you've settled in, get out and about and take in the gorgeous scenery.
  • Invite a few friends along or snuggle up with your partner at "New Modern Cozy Perrysburg Log Cabin W". Games and a games room are just some of the many amenities you'll find at this sought-after option.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Put-in-Bay?

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then forget the real world. If you're chasing some fun and relaxation, these rentals in and near Put-in-Bay promise an unforgettable weekend getaway:

  • Located 20 miles to the southeast of the center of Put-in-Bay, "Lake Erie Lakefront Cottage" is popular among nature lovers and adventurous types. Stay busy by exploring nearby outdoor attractions, such as Spiegel Grove State Park and East Harbor State Park. Then, take the opportunity to try fishing or sailing.
  • "Sun, Sand And Sensational This Is The View From Your Private Balcony" is another great setting for a weekend getaway. Around 11 miles southwest of Put-in-Bay, use it as a base to enjoy some skiing or sailing. Sherod Park and Old Woman Creek State Nature Preserve should also be on your itinerary if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Put-in-Bay?

Appreciate the culture and energy of Put-in-Bay from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you want to chill on your own or have a good time with friends, you'll find the perfect studio apartment for rent in or near Put-in-Bay:

  • Unpack your bags at "Lakefront Condo - Breathtaking View". Amenities including a theme park and a stovetop will make you feel at home here.
  • Another inviting choice is "Fantastic View Waterfronts Condo Pool Beach Jet Express All Tile Updated Condo". Make the most of a microwave oven, shopping and other handy amenities during your stay.

When you're ready to step foot outside your studio apartment and cross off the sights, there's loads to keep you busy around Put-in-Bay. Love cultural attractions? Pencil in a visit to Wexner Center for the Arts and Galion Community Theatre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Put-in-Bay?

Whether you're searching for a compact apartment for you and a few friends or a house that'll fit the entire family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Put-in-Bay. These retreats make the perfect base for a whirlwind visit:

  • If you only need to stay a couple of nights, "Sun, Sand And Sensational This Is The View From Your Private Balcony" is a fantastic choice. It's close to central Put-in-Bay, so you'll be within easy reach of lots of attractions.
  • Another great choice is "Fantastic View Waterfronts Condo Pool Beach Jet Express All Tile Updated Condo". Gather a few friends and enjoy a relaxing stay close to the heart of Put-in-Bay.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Put-in-Bay?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your other half off for a few days at one of these escapes in or near Put-in-Bay:

  • Around 25 miles from Put-in-Bay, "Private Lakefront Cottage Near Sandy Beaches" is the perfect place for doting lovebirds. A fireplace and winery tours are among the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "Lakefront Condo - Breathtaking View" is another option that'll woo you. It's approximately 11 miles from Put-in-Bay and comes with air conditioning and a swimming pool.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Put-in-Bay?

Nothing screams "best vacation ever" like staying in a mansion. Spoil the family with an unforgettable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Put-in-Bay:

  • Around 15 miles to the south of Put-in-Bay is "Classic Downtown Mansion". As well as its grand design and classy interiors, you'll be impressed by its high-end amenities, such as golf and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Alternatively, catapult your vacation to a new level and settle into "Downtown Historic Mansion". It's located about 15 miles to the south of Put-in-Bay and offers amenities like beauty services, golf and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Put-in-Bay?

Peep these large group vacation rentals in or near Put-in-Bay where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' nod of approval at "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home". Up to 17 people can stay at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a fireplace and a water park. This top pick is around 17 miles to the southeast of Put-in-Bay.
  • Invite up to 19 of your favorite people to "Lifetime Memories Pool Hot Tub Play Ground Game Room Free Wifi Ac Griddle" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This top option has 4 bedrooms and is around 8 miles to the south of central Put-in-Bay. It's packed with features to keep a large group comfortable, including a garden and a swimming pool.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Put-in-Bay?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool delivers the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Put-in-Bay and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget your inflatable doughnut:

  • Pack your swimsuit and make yourself comfortable at "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including childrens activities and a stereo.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days splashing about or simply unwinding by the water at "Glass House 5 Bedroom Private Lake Erie Beach Great For Summer". This vacation home is another top choice and features a DVD player, nearby birdwatching activities and more.

Not sure how to pack your bags for your Put-in-Bay escape? This leading destination has a humid continental climate. In summer, you can expect average temperatures of between 65 ºF and 75 ºF. Scroll through our range of Put-in-Bay vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Put-in-Bay?

Every family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're planning a break with the kids or a reunion with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Put-in-Bay offer a comfy home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "Private Lakefront Cottage Near Sandy Beaches", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests. This escape is around 25 miles to the southeast of Put-in-Bay and features amenities such as nearby birdwatching activities and a kitchen.
  • Another top option is "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home". This property is 17 miles southeast of Put-in-Bay and comes with on-site watersports, a dining table and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 17 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you'd like to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to stick on your itinerary. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Marion County Fairgrounds and Zoombezi Bay Waterpark are excellent places to start.