Country House: The Perfect Place for Buying Gifts
The crown jewel of the Bass Islands, Put-In-Bay is a 2.5 by 5 mile stretch of land that can only be reached by ferry. The island offers many Put-in-Bay Attractions to see and has a variety of dining options to please all guests. There is an adventure on the Lake Erie Island where you can walk through the many trails and experience nature preserved in its untouched form. Other than getting in touch with nature there are many sights to see and not only that but the shopping options there are no less than any other city. From casual stores to upscale brands, Put-In-Bay has it all!
All attractions on the small island are located a 5-minute ride away and the preferred mode of transportation is a Put-in-Bay golf cart. You can generally walk to the town center from your hotel or resort. There is fishing, golfing, parasailing, Jet Ski Rentals and Caves all in one place. When you plan a vacation at Put-In-Bay, you will need something to remember it by and The Country House is the perfect destination for that.
A Great Shopping Experience – The Country House
Country House is the largest gift shop on the island, known for its unique items. There are all types of commemorative gifts to preserve memories of the trip long after departing. The shop is located in the middle of downtown Put-In-Bay. It is across the street from the beautiful DeRivera Park and a stone’s throw from the Edgewater Hotel. You can buy charming and delightful souvenirs of Lake Erie as the shelves of the store are filled with little trinkets and decorative pieces.
The store has traditional gift items such as postcards, apparel, keychains and housewares along with other whimsical presents too. They also sell artwork by local artists and literature by authors, so there is something for everyone. Acclaimed Put-in-Bay mystery writer Bob Adamov has written many chilling tales set in the South Bass Island and all are available for purchase there. Many authors often hold book signings at the Country House so you might run into someone during your visit. Some of the featured treasures available at the store other than souvenirs and keepsakes are nautical themed interior décor. There are furnishings for the sailor-inspired visitors who would like their home to remind them of a beach house too.
Spend Hours Browsing at the Country House.
Make sure you spend enough time in there to look at all the gift items and admire the displays. There are gift items such as sweatshirts, caps, accessories and even Vera Bradley purses. There are surprises around every corner so much to see that it would require hours for you to go through it all. You can grab a tumbler from the collection of mugs and cups so you can take your drinks with you on a stroll.
When you’ve had your fill of shopping and it’s time for a bite, you’ll see you are virtually surrounded by great places to eat just a short walk away. Enjoy some fresh Lake Erie Perch at Mossbacks Restaurant or a little Irish Food at Hooligans. If you are looking for something fast, the Dairy Isle featured fast food served well along with an island favorite Mama Maria’s carryout restaurant. Once you have re-energized, the sopping just keeps going with fine shops all around you such as Del Sol where the items change color in the sunlight, Dockside Gifts with nautical and souvenir items and Bayview Gifts with some really cool items. The Put-in-Bay Shopping page provides a list of all of the great shops and locations at Put-in-Bay!