Top things to do

Monument in Bass Islands

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

The 352ft Doric column is a singular attraction. Climb to the observation deck for views of the Lake Erie battle site and, on a good day, Canada – though you will have to wait until summer 2018, as it is closed for …
State Park in Bass Islands

South Bass Island State Park

Set on top of white cliffs on the island's southwest side, the park moseys down to a fishing pier, small rocky beach and vendor offering jet-ski and power-boat rentals. The 120-site campground (sites $17 to $32) pac…
Bar in Bass Islands

Beer Barrel Saloon

The Beer Barrel Saloon has plenty of space for imbibing – its bar is 406ft long. Live bands and Jell-o shots are also part of the deal.