Must Do's In and Around Town
Off point fun is as easy as jumping on the Jet Express at the Cedar Point Marina for a day trip to Put-in-Bay or Kelleys Island or stopping off in downtown Sandusky, a city celebrating 200 years of rich history and tradition. Sandusky offers an unexpected sophistication with its eclectic collection of locally owned and operated businesses including wine and tapas bar, French-inspired cuisine, a sushi & Pan-Asian taphouse, rooftop bar and an old-fashioned speakeasy where hand-crafted cocktails are artfully made to order.
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Cedar Point Sports Center
Sandusky Ohio is quickly becoming a youth sports destination. Just a short drive from Cedar Point, Cedar Point Sports Center is a state of the art facility featuring 10 outdoor fields, 18-hole mini golf course, play structures, and a world-class, 145,000 sqft indoor structure containing 10 full-sized basketball courts that can convert to 20 full-size volleyball courts.
Sawmill Creek Resort Golf Course
Make sure to save some time to play around, a round of golf that is. Just a short drive from Cedar Point at Sawmill Creek Resort is a world-renowned, Tom Fazio designed, championship golf course. This 18 hole course is perfect for enjoying the outdoors - surrounded by natural beauty.
Just a short drive from Cedar Point at Sawmill Creek Resort is the Sheldon Marsh Nature Preserve. This spot offers a relaxing walk or jog with ample wildlife spotting opportunities. Plus it leads right to the Sawmill Creek Beach.
Plan some time to take a cruise to Put-In-Bay or Kelleys Island aboard the Jet Express with daily service from Cedar Point Marina on select dates. Passengers will enjoy the scenic views of the lake and experience all the islands have to offer. Ferry tickets are available online at jetexpress.com or at the ticket booth at the Cedar Point Marina.
Downtown Dining and Nightlife
Just a short drive from Cedar Point, Downtown Sandusky offers a vibrant atmosphere with numerous offerings for dining and nightlife. Indulge in small tapas at Crush Wine Bar, sample French inspired cuisine at ZINC Brasserie or take in breathtaking views from Moseley’s Public House. Snack on quick bites on the dock at Dockside Café or kick back at Small City Taphouse, featuring an extensive draft microbrew collection in an industrial-chic interior. Transport yourself back to the speakeasy at Volstead Bar, where cocktails are hand-crafted and made to order.
Discover the rich history of the Sandusky Bay area. Have a boatload of fun navigating the rich maritime history at the Maritime Museum of Sandusky. Visit the Follett House Museum to learn the Sandusky history of domestic life, leisure time activity, business and tourism industry. And take a tour of the Merry-Go Round Museum to observe artifacts from years past from the amusement and carousel industries.