Photo Courtesy of Becky Swora/Shutterstock.comA spot on the south side of Kelleys IslandKelly's Island - Lake Shore Dr

Families will love:

  • Tranquility in nature
  • Lake Erie
  • Riding bikes and golf carts around the island

Kelleys Island, Ohio, is one of the Lake Erie Islands and is situated across from Put-In-Bay and across Lake Erie to Cedar Point Amusement Park on the mainland.

Kelleys is a quiet and slow moving island. Visitors ride golf carts and bikes around town (vehicles are permitted on the island) and can easily unplug from the outside world if desired. Families can enjoy swimming, ... more
Kelleys Island, Ohio, is one of the Lake Erie Islands and is situated across from Put-In-Bay and across Lake Erie to Cedar Point Amusement Park on the mainland.

Kelleys is a quiet and slow moving island. Visitors ride golf carts and bikes around town (vehicles are permitted on the island) and can easily unplug from the outside world if desired. Families can enjoy swimming, fishing and kayaking at Kelleys Island State Park, where the sandy beach and calm waters are great for younger kids.

Vacation rentals, which range from tiny cottages to large houses, are the prominent accommodations chosen on Kelleys Island, but one hotel and a few bed and breakfasts are available. However, booking hotel rooms at least a year in advance is highly recommended when visiting Kelleys Island, Ohio.

The small two-block downtown area includes a few restaurants that feature local seafood like perch and walleye. Gorgeous Lake Erie views can be seen from nearly any spot on the island, too. So take some time to slow down while enjoying a Kelleys Island vacation and take a short and convenient ferry ride to Put-In-Bay or Cedar Point Amusement Park if your family wants some fast-paced thrills.

Written by Courtney Elko less

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