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Segways, Scooters, and Slingshots:  The Best Ways to Scoot Around Ohio’s Shores & Islands

Segways, Scooters, and Slingshots: The Best Ways to Scoot Around Ohio’s Shores & Islands

There’s so much to explore in Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands, but so little time! If you’re looking to take a load off your feet and adventure through the region with a faster and more efficient means of transportation, we’ve got you covered. Whether you are looking to tool around on a golf cart, cruise on a Segway, or enjoy a guided tour on an electric bike, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best ways to scoot around the Shores & Islands region. Happy cruising!

Pedego Sandusky – Electric Bikes

Want to explore Sandusky, Put-in-Bay, and Kelleys Island, but don’t want to pedal for hours on end? Pedego Sandusky has got you covered! The bikes’ different settings allow for each user to customize the level of electric assistance that best suits their needs and desired experience. Tired from a long day of exploring and don’t want to pedal at all? The bike will do it for you! Or, if you’re looking to slow down and control the speed yourself, you can ride it just as a regular bike. This new electric bike rental offers guided tours from friendly, knowledgeable locals, providing an insider’s look at the area that visitors and locals alike will love! Individual rentals are also available, as well as options to purchase your own bike.

Sandusky Segwave

Enjoy a guided tour of downtown Sandusky’s multiple historic landmarks, parks and buildings, all while cruising along the coast on a Segway! The number one-rated tour in Sandusky, Segwave is a proud recipient of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and operates rain or shine. The knowledgeable guides take the time to ensure all members of the group are comfortable operating the machine before beginning the tour, providing a safe, unforgettable and enjoyable experience for all!

Additionally, Segway tours are available at Cedar Point through Labor Day! Enjoy cruising around the famous Boardwalk, along the Lake Erie coastline, and through the Lighthouse Point Resort and Hotel Breakers, all while learning fascinating facts about the park’s rich history and enjoying breathtaking views.

Scooter Ding Ding

Explore the charming lake towns of Huron and Sandusky aboard these easily accessible scooters! All you need to rent this unique experience is the Scooter Ding Ding app on your mobile device. The app will then direct you to the nearest scooter at one of multiple rental locations throughout Huron and Sandusky, including Old Fish House, the Huron Boat Basin, Nickel Plate Beach, Boom Town Coffee, and Shoreline Drive. When you’ve finished exploring, all you have to do is return the scooter to one of the rental locations for the next adventurer to enjoy!

Sandusky Slingshot

Want to experience the beauty of the Shores & Islands region in an open-air vehicle without needing a motorcycle license? Sandusky Slingshot is the place for you! Cruise through downtown Sandusky in this sleek vehicle known for its no doors, no roof, and no limits. With both automatic and manual transmissions available, these vehicles are offered for 24-hour or multi-day rental periods, enabling the user to enjoy a luxurious and thrilling ride for hours on end.

Golf Carts

One of the best ways to get around the islands in a convenient and enjoyable manner is by golf cart, and there’s no shortage of rental spots available! On Put-in-Bay, rentals are available throughout the island at E’s Put-in-Bay Golf Carts, Island Bike and Cart Rental, Erie Island Carts, AB Carts and Lodging, Boathouse Cart and Bike Rental, and more. Rental spots on Kelleys Island include Kelleys Island General Store Cart Rental, Peddler Carts, Portside Marina, Seaway Marina, and Caddy Shack Rentals. Within Lakeside, rentals are available at Sypherd’s Cycles & Rental Center.


If you’re looking to further immerse yourself in all the region has to offer, another great way to explore the islands is on a bicycle! There are multiple rental spots available throughout the region. On Kelleys Island, bikes are conveniently available at all of the aforementioned golf cart rental spots! Put-in-Bay offers Boathouse Bike Rentals and two locations of Island Bike Rentals at the Jet Express Dock and Miller Ferry Lime Kiln Dock. Lakeside has both bicycle and tandem bike rentals available at Sypherd’s Cycles & Rental Center! In Sandusky, bike rentals can be found conveniently located downtown at Paddle & Climb.

From Segways to scooters to slingshots, there’s a great option for everyone to enjoy the area. And no matter what mode of transportation you select, you’re sure to enjoy your time exploring Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands!

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