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Lodging & Culture Center of South Bass Island

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Perry's Cave

979 Catawba Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

On Catawaba Ave. you'll find Perry's Family Fun Center. Within the complex is this great shop that specializes in nature and cave related gifts and artifacts. Here you can purchase a rough mix bag of gems and take your chances on finding that special stone. Also, there is candy and toys for the little one's while enjoying their Putinbay adventure.


Cruisin Tunes

264 Delaware Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

Want to jam out during your time at Put-in-Bay? Check out Cruisin Tunes on Delaware Ave. and grab a record from our huge variety. Here you can find nationally known acts and the local island flavor for your listening enjoyment. You can really immense yourself in your island experience and buy some tropical clothing from Cruising Tunes. If it's too loud loud, you're too old at Cruisin Tunes Put-in-Bay.


Butterfly House

979 Catawaba Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

Inside the Perry's Family Fun Center you'll find the Butterfly House. Walk through this calming oasis as buterflies gently fly around you. Here you can find some great, unique gifts. Families are encouraged to shop and enjoy the free film about butterflies. Spread your wings at the Butterfly House at PIB.

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