What is there to do on Kelleys Island?

Oct 10 2015

What is there to do on Kelleys Island?

Dining
There are many restaurants providing both indoor and outdoor dining experiences and offering a wide range of cuisine.  Make sure you check the Places to Eat tab under Things to Do.

Shopping
There are numerous gift shops offering a wide variety of unique items for sale on the island.  Please see our Places to Shop tab under Things to Do.

Entertainment
Bag the Moon, Caddy Shack Restaurant & Buckeye Bar, The Casino, Dockers Waterfront Restaurant & Bar, The Sand Trap, and West Bay all feature live entertainment.  Other establishments have live entertainment at their special events throughout the year.  Check the Calendar of Events for more details.

History
Kelleys Island offers a wide variety of historic activities fun for all ages. One may explore the historical aspect by visiting the Glacial Groove State Memorial, Inscription Rock State Memorial, or the Kelleys Island Historical Museum & Gift Shop.  Many of the shops are housed in restored historic buildings and a tour around the island will reveal many more beautifully restored century homes.

Outdoors
For those who enjoy outdoor activity, Kelleys Island offers numerous walking trails and a newly erected boardwalk leading to the North Pond State Nature Preserve.  Also, birding is one of the favorite activities in spring and fall.  Other outdoor activities include fishing, boating, jet skiing, swimming, biking, camping, kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving.  Kelleys Island State Park is a 677-acre state park is located on the northern shores of the island.

Beer Tasting
The Kelleys Island Brewery will be operating a craft beer tap room.

Wine Tasting
The Kelleys Island Wine Co. is a family-friendly boutique winery serving up to seven wines at a time.

Kids’ Activities
A large play area is located at the Village Pavilion near the Ball Park.  Caddy Shack Square offers miniature golf, a mining company and an arcade.  Check the Calendar of Events for special family and children’s events throughout the year.