No summer is complete without a visit to Put-in-Bay. When staying overnight on the island, why not stay somewhere that has spectacular views of Lake Erie? BayShore Resort, located on Toledo Avenue, is the only lakefront resort on Put-in-Bay. The 60-room resort opened for business in June of 2004 and has been welcoming visitors ever since. Whether you are planning a getaway with friends or looking for more of a family friendly vacation, BayShore has everything you need for an unforgettable trip to Put-in-Bay.

Ideal location with stunning views

BayShore Resort is located right on the shores of Lake Erie.

If for any reason you want to leave the resort, it is only a short walk to downtown Put-in-Bay where you will find bars, restaurants and shops. There's golf cart rentals available at BayShore in case you want to go and explore the island.

Every room in the three-story BayShore Resort has either a lakefront patio or a balcony. The resort has two swimming pools and a huge, 30-person hot tub. All this goodness is located right on the lake, so you can take in the beautiful views while you swim or relax in the hot tub. If you get thirsty while enjoying the outside amenities at BayShore, there's a tiki bar where you can grab an ice cold drink.

Pam and Greg Hughes are the owners of the lakefront resort.

Pam Hughes said one of the most enjoyable things about her job is all of the people that she meets. Hughes said that she loves having people enjoy the resort, the island and the views when they come for a visit.

Waterfront Restaurant and Lounge

Located at BayShore Resort is the Waterfront Restaurant and Lounge. The restaurant is open all day long and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Guests can dine inside the restaurant while taking in the glorious views of Lake Erie, or there is outdoor seating available on the patio.

The breakfast menu at Waterfront Restaurant and Lounge is reasonably priced and has all of the classic breakfast choices as well as a build your own omelette option. Everything on the lunch menu is under $9 and diners can choose from burgers, wraps, paninis and quesadillas.

All the lunches come with a side dish and choices include salads, fruit, smoke house mac and cheese, cole slaw, fries, onion scoops, or cottage cheese.

There are quite a few dinner entrees available at Waterfront Restaurant and Lounge. They have strip steak, salmon, ribs, walleye, perch, chicken Oscar, Tuscan chicken and a few different pasta dishes. There's also a bunch of appetizer and salad choices on the menu.

You can make your reservation at BayShore Resort by calling 1-866-422-9746 or visiting