Bay View Gifts is a beautiful gift shop conveniently located just steps from the downtown Put-in-Bay main strip. And down the street from the Boardwalk Restaurant Complex on Bayview Avenue. It is a leisurely and comfortable stroll along the shore of Lake Erie to Bay View Gifts, and along the way, you will enjoy the beautiful lake views and Put-in-Bay Boat Docks and marinas lining the local shoreline.
Bay View Gifts Details
The Gift Shop offers a wide range of both home decor and apparel. The Proprietors of Bay View Gifts carefully select each item, making sure everything in the shop is nautical and of high quality. Pick up a gift for that someone special or even for yourself to remind yourself of your Put-in-Bay Vacation getaway. With unique gifts, nautically themed home decor, and handcrafted jewelry, Bay View Gifts caters in an impressive array of quality merchandise. They also sell Put-in-Bay souvenirs such as their cute denim shorts with the Put-in-Bay name stitched on the back and baseball hats. Sweet ceramic pieces like coasters and mugs line the shelves.
The jewelry often pays homage to Put-in-Bay and South Bass Island itself. Delicate gold charms engraved with the island’s image are paired bracelets and cufflinks cuffs reminiscent of rope. The clothing is brightly colored and ideal for a summer’s day on the island.
Bay View Gifts Location
Located just steps from the bustling downtown Put-in-Bay Restaurants & Nightlife, Bay View Gifts is nestled along the banks of Lake Erie. Next to the Miller Marina, the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club is also just up the street. The Yacht Clubs offers dockage, events, and a clubhouse open for members. Their clubhouse is also available for special occasions and is the home to many Put-in-Bay Events.
Gibraltar Island can also be seen from the front steps of Bay View Gifts. This entire region is full of history, namely the War of 1812. Commodore Perry used Gibraltar Island as a lookout point while fighting against the British during the Battle of Lake Erie. Cooke’s Castle, built in the late 1800s as a summer home, is now a National Historic Landmark and an essential part of Put-in-Bay History.
After shopping at Bay View Gifts, relax over a glass of wine at the nearby Put-in-Bay Winery. They offer a variety of dry and sweet wine as well as tasting rooms, a winery exhibit, and a beautiful wine garden. Enjoy a glass al fresco in the garden or the inviting front porch. There are also tours of the Valentine Doller estate, the beautiful yellow and gray building that houses the winery.
Downtown Put-in-Bay is always full of fun. Take in the views at the Upper Deck at The Boardwalk while dining of their famous Lobster Bisque or King Crab Legs or listen to live music on the Main Deck. Grab a drink from Burgee Bar and enjoy your summer on the island. The streets are lined with other fun bars and restaurants. Favorites include Beer Barrel Saloon and the Blue Marlin Bar & Grill. Both are home to a great lineup of live music all summer long. Summers on Put-in-Bay finds this tiny island full of visitors living it up, from families relaxing at DeRivera Park and groups of friends bar hopping once the sun goes down. This is the perfect place to spend summer, whether for a weekend trip or all summer long.