Located on the small South Bass Island only five miles from Ohio’s mainland, Put-in-Bay is a small town that comes to life in the summertime. Featuring a number of lovely restored homes, restaurants and shops, visitors can experience this “Key West of the North” for a day of recreational activities. Boasting quaint small-town vibes, visitors can delight in walleye and perch fishing, or visit Perry’s Victory and International Peace Monument that represents one of the tallest monuments in the United States at 352 feet tall. Commemorating Oliver Hazard Perry’s victory over British forces, it serves as a centerpiece of the area. Climb the observation tower for fantastic panoramic views of the area and the Lake Erie Islands, visit the Antique Car Museum, explore the mesmerizing Crystal Cave, or simply spend your time soaking in the city’s historic charm.