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A Guide to Fall Fishing in Ludington, MI Posted on 09/01/2017
Autumn in Pure Ludington is a magical time of year. Arches of orange, red and yellow paint the otherwise evergreen landscape and perfectly complement the sparkling blue waters of the lakes they surround. An outdoor enthusiast couldn't ask for a more beautiful backdrop for exciting fishing adventures. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, the waters between Big Sable Point, to the north, and Little Sable Point, to the south, offer the "big-lake" fishermen the best fishing to be found on Lake Michigan. Proximity to deep waters, excellent offshore structure, warm shoal waters, ...
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150th Anniversary of the Big Sable Lighthouse in Ludington, Michigan Posted on 08/10/2017
Michigan is home to more lighthouses than any state in America – a deserved claim to fame due to its 3,000-plus miles of Great Lakes shoreline. Of its 129 lighthouses, two are right here in Ludington, Michigan, including Big Sable Point Lighthouse – the second tallest on Lake Michigan’s eastern shore and one of the oldest continuously working in the state. Cue the birthday cake and candles, because it turns 150 years old this year! The iconic black-and-white lighthouse, built in 1867, still serves as a U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation, though Big Sable was fully...
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Top 5 Adventures on Lake Michigan in Ludington, MI Posted on 07/07/2017
A Summer vacation in Ludington always includes the lakeshore, but how many of us venture past the buoys of the swim area to really take in all of the fun Lake Michigan offers? To help you make the most of your vacation, we put together a list of the top adventures that await you on Lake Michigan.   1. Paddle It - Ludington and Mason County is home to 4 in-land lakes and over 2,000 miles of rivers and streams, but Lake Michigan offers some of the most adventurous paddling opportunities. A favorite excursion for kayakers is the Sable Points Water Trail between Ludington and S...
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Pure Michigan Beaches & Bonfires Posted on 06/01/2017
Ludington's shoreline is a place you and your family start and end the day. With 28 miles of sugar-sand shoreline for beach-goers, water-recreation opportunities, family-fun events, and sunset bonfires , the Ludington's beaches are the perfect destination for your vacation adventures! What to know about Ludington's Beaches Ludington's award-winning beaches are known for the sugar-sand, amenities and beautiful landscapes. From building sandcastles to playing beach volleyball to just laying around catching some sun, a day at the beach is a day well spent. As ...
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5 Things to Enjoy on your S.S. Badger Ferry Ride Across Lake Michigan Posted on 05/22/2017
The SS Badger has made its Maiden Voyage for the 2017 season and another chapter in the colorful history of our National Historic Landmark begins. This year many new additions make for an even more exciting and enjoyable ride for passengers aboard the last coal fired, steam-powered ship operating in the United States. Whether you have traveled aboard since you were a child, or have never been, here are five things you will enjoy while traveling across Lake Michigan on your next trip.  1. Badger Bingo  A tradition while traveling aboard the ship is Badger Bingo. T...
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A Complete Guide to Biking in Ludington, Michigan Posted on 04/17/2017
Ludington has long been a destination for cyclists who enjoy exploring the outdoors. The area boasts picturesque shoreline routes with sand dune panoramas, scenic wooded trails and miles of idyllic rural country roads. With the rising popularity of year-round fat tire biking, gravel road riding and bike-packing, new adventures are opening up that are only limited by your imagination.Fun Paths for KidsThe Cartier Park Pathway on Lincoln Lake in Ludington is an easily accessible, paved one-mile loop with minimal elevation. It is a great cycling destination for families with young children. Here ...
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Craft Beer is Brewing in Ludington, MI Posted on 03/09/2017
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, just between Grand Rapids and Traverse City, Ludington is making an even bigger mark in the beer scene as of lately. With a new brewery opening this Spring, a micro-brewery expanding into canning operations, a Michigan-only craft beer bar and great beer festivals throughout the year, Ludington is a beer lovers destination. Let's start where it all began in Ludington, which is at Jamesport Brewing Company. This month they are celebrating 17 years of business! Located on South James Street, their deck offers great views of...
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5 Things to Know About Lantern-Lit Snowshoeing & Skiing in Ludington, MI Posted on 02/02/2017
Ludington boasts a number of excellent snowshoeing and cross country skiing trails – and one of the most popular places for a winter sojourn is at the 5,300-acre Ludington State Park. Several miles of trails are groomed for cross country skiing, and snowshoers can explore all the other trails. The park also hosts a series of snowshoeing and cross country skiing events on weekends in January and February, including the popular lantern-lit snowshoe and skiing event. Here are 5 things you need to know about this unique event coming up this weekend: It's free! There are not many activities for fa...
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BrrrewFest – The 411 on Ludington, Michigan’s Winter Beer Festival Posted on 01/23/2017
We know you love Ludington and we know you love Michigan craft beer. With that, we bring you the 3rd Annual Pure Ludington BrrrewFest, happening Saturday, January 28 in Downtown Ludington. The only winter craft beer festival in Ludington, features nearly 30 Michigan craft brewers who will be showcasing their best and unique brews.Wondering if one of you favorite brewers will be there? Check out the list of brewers and what they are bringing to the festival here. Tickets are available online through 1/26 for $25. Your ticket includes a commemorative 5oz. sample glass as well as 6 drink tokens. ...
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Everything You Need to Know About the Pure Ludington NYE Ball Drop Posted on 12/29/2016
Did you know what every December 31st in Downtown Ludington we hoist a six foot ball covered in 6,000 LED lights up into the air, let you dance under it for a few hours then lower it to the ground at the stroke of midnight followed by an awesome display of fireworks?It's an amazing, FREE, family-friendly way to ring in the New Year. Evening activities begin at 9:00pm when the entertainment area in the North James Street Plaza opens for music, dancing and beer tasting.  Then at midnight, the ball drops down from high above the main intersection in downtown. Once the clock strikes midnight, turn...
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