By car, boat or plane, come to Pure Ludington and enjoy the scenic views of Mason County!
Ludington & Mason County is located at the intersection of U.S. 31 & U.S. 10 and is easily accessible by freeway from any downstate metropolitan area. For driving directions from your location, Click Here.
From Southeast Michigan:
Take I-96 West to U.S. 31 North to Ludington.
From Southwest Michigan:
Take U.S. 131 North to I-96 West to U.S. 31 North to Ludington or (along the lakeshore) follow I-94 East to I-196 East to U.S. 31 North to Ludington.
From Eastern Michigan:
Follow U.S. 10 West to Ludington.
From Northern Michigan:
Take I-75 South to U.S. 127 South to U.S. 10 West to Ludington or (along the lakeshore) follow U.S. 31 South to Ludington.
Air travel is available to the Ludington region.
- Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids
- Muskegon County Airport
- Manistee County's Blacker Airport
- Mason County Airport - A regional airport with 5,000 foot runways serving charter jets.
The port of Ludington is easily accessible for recreational boaters. Its generous protected basin, short channel and variety of marinas with modern facilities are conveniently located to both the beach and downtown shopping district.
- Ludington Municipal Marina
- Harborview Marina
- SS Badger - The S.S. Badger offers the largest cross-lake passenger service on the Great Lakes and an authentic steamship experience. The relaxing four-hour, 60-mile cruise takes passengers, autos, RVs, tour buses, motorcycles, bicycles, and commercial trucks across Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin from mid-May through mid-October.