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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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This Weekend: 2016 Suds on the Shore Posted on 08/19/2016
The popular Suds on the Shore Craft Beer and Wine Festival is upon us this weekend and is a must stop for beer and wine enthusiasts!For anyone not familiar with this event, it is hosted in Rotary Park on the outskirts of Downtown Ludington, just blocks from Stearns Park Beach and Lake Michigan. The shady park makes for a great backdrop to all of the fun that is Suds on the Shore. The event is a fundraiser for United Way of Mason County, which means it is also for a great cause. Tickets are $30 at the gate and include a commemorative tasting glass and 8 drink tokens. You can find more informati...
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7 Things to Do this 4th of July Holiday Weekend in Ludington Posted on 06/29/2016
Photo by Todd & Brad Reed PhotographyIf you are looking to celebrate the 4th of July, Pure Ludington must be on your list. This small town does 4th of July big!  To make your trip easier, we have put together a list of things to be sure to check out if you are in the Ludington Area this holiday weekend: 1. Kick off the holiday weekend in Downtown Ludington. These is always something new to see and do in Downtown Ludington, which is why if you are in town this weekend, you must take stroll along Ludington Avenue and South James Street to see what is new. Stop by the North James Street Plaza...
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Grab A Spoon, Take Part in World Record Attempt for Longest Ice Cream Dessert Posted on 05/26/2016
House of Flavors of Ludington invites any and all ice cream lovers to belly up to a half-mile long ice cream sundae on Ludington Avenue between Park and Harrison Streets in downtown Ludington and eat House of Flavors ice cream to help win the Guinness World Record for the Longest Ice Cream Dessert. The attempt will take place at 6pm on June 11, and is one of the many family-friendly events happening as part of 'Love Ludington' Weekend.Fun Facts About the Longest Ice Cream Dessert Guinness World Record Attempt: Length of dessert: Half mile – 2,640 feet; 31,680 inches; more than eight city block...
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