Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island is an island and city in Erie County, Ohio. The island is sparsely-populated, with a small village on the south side of the island, a limestone quarry on the west side, and a State Park on the north side. Ferries from the mainland dock at the village several times/day during prime tourist season.

Get in

Kelleys Island can be reached by ferry from Sandusky or Marblehead Peninsula, by airplane or private boat.

Get around

The island has many miles of paved roads if you ferry your car, though many choose to travel by foot, bicycle, or golf cart.


Ohio's largest island is full of adventure for all ages. It has 600 acres of state park lands, 17 miles of coastline, beautiful wildflowers, nature trails, a fossil-filled quarry, and wetlands which are admired by nature-lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. There is also a popular downtown district that offers shopping and entertainment, as well as dining and drinking establishments.


Several bars exist in the village, and Kelleys Island Brewery produces several varieties of ale and lager at their facility west of the village.


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