Fall Food Fare in Pure LudingtonPosted on 09/13/2019 As you make your way around the county taking in the fall colors, Pure Ludington chefs are cooking up a myriad of choices for you! Stop by any of our downtown locations, and you are sure to find everything from quick and casual to upscale.
Check out some of your choices here -- and find great deals for the fall season!
Ludington has a sweet spot for combining excellent food with great drinks and cozy settings, from Italian bistros to craft beer gastropubs, like the following favorites:
Barley & Rye -- With the tagline “more than just whiskey,” there is e... READ MORE...
Halloween Fun in LudingtonPosted on 09/05/2019 If you are looking for some family Halloween fun, or to get scared out of your wits, we’ve compiled a list of what’s happening in Ludington for the holiday! Check out the list of Top 10 events coming for Halloween:
1. Haunted Village Trick or Treat
Historic White Pine Village will be transformed into a Halloween town for a family-friendly, trick-or-treat event on October 19. Cost is $6 per person; 2 & under are free. Wear your costumes for this afternoon activity!
2. Run For Your Lives 5K/10K/Half Marathon
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Fall is a Great Time for Fishing in LudingtonPosted on 08/07/2019 With nearly 2,000 miles of trout streams/rivers, over 40 inland lakes and the best salmon port on Lake Michigan - there’s no question where you should head for fall fishing.
Whether you are fishing from the pier, on a charter boat or fly-fishing in a stream, you are bound to hook a big fish in Ludington! Here’s a look at what you will need for Pure Ludingtonfishing:
First, you will want to make sure you have your fishing license. Don’t waste vacation time getting your license; buy it online. If you happen to forget, you can purchase your license at PM Expediti... READ MORE...
Octoberfest in Downtown Ludington, Sept. 27-28Posted on 08/07/2019 Polka Music! Craft Beer! Chili! Pub Games!
You don’t want to miss this year’s Octoberfest in Downtown Ludington, presented by Bell’s and Ludington Bay Brewing Co. This event will kick off the fall season in Pure Ludington, and activities are lining up better than ever.
Octoberfest launches on Friday, Sept. 27 with Pub Crawl Games (5-9PM). Complete seven or more games at over a dozen local bars for a chance to win Downtown Ludington gift certificates. It’s just $10 to enter. Stop by Ludington Bay to get a map and get started!
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Ludington is Home to Impressive Hiking/Biking TrailsPosted on 08/06/2019 Experience Pure Ludington on foot or on wheels by embarking on some amazing, multi-sport trail systems designed for all types of outdoor enthusiasts.
Cartier Park Pathway on Lincoln Lake is an easily accessible, paved one-mile loop with minimal elevation. It is a great destination for families with young children, whether they are hiking, on a self-propelled scooter or riding a bicycle. Here, kids can also explore fun mountain bike trails winding through the forest.
With both paved paths and roads, the Ludington State Park is another popular spot for hikers and bikers. Pathways... READ MORE...
Top Notch Ludington Fishing Tournament Boasts Opportunities for More Prizes, MemoriesPosted on 06/11/2019 The beautiful coastal town of Ludington boasts the distinction of being one of the best ports on the Great Lakes for trout and salmon fishing. Don’t miss an opportunity to fish almost an entire week on Lake Michigan during the Ludington Offshore Classic/Big Boys Fishing Tournament -- with the chance to win big money and enjoy memorable experiences.
This is the 17th year Ludington has hosted this big-lake fishing event on the waters between Big Sable and Little Sable points. It is the largest, freshwater salmon tournament in the U.S., and Ludington has certainly learned to roll out the... READ MORE...
7 Top Events for Summer Fun in LudingtonPosted on 05/03/2019 Mark your calendars for summer fun! Plan a trip to the Lake Michigan shoreline, and you will find an array of family-friendly and adult activities for all to enjoy. Here are all the can’t-miss events in Pure Ludington this season:
1. Gus Macker
Three-on-three basketball will return to Ludington’s Stearns Park Beach, June 15-16. Gus Macker tournaments are designed for basketball players who love the fun of the driveway game – male or female, from age 7 to 70-plus, short and tall, the most experienced or those with little or no experience who just want to play. With a La... READ MORE...
S.S. Badger Offers Family Fun, RelaxationPosted on 04/16/2019 The 66th season of the S.S. Badger is under way May 10, and you won’t want to miss the exciting things you can experience while crossing Lake Michigan from Ludington to Manitowoc. The four-hour trip offers activities for all ages, while allowing for breathtaking views of the expansive lake and dazzling shoreline.
Here are our favorite things aboard the steamship we hope you will enjoy too:
1. Awe-inspiring Views and Relaxing Atmosphere
There is no greater vantage point of the shorelines of Michigan and Wisconsin than coming into port aboard the S.S. Badger. While it&rsq... READ MORE...
7 Ways to Enjoy a Stay-cation in Pure LudingtonPosted on 03/14/2019 . Not heading south for spring break? Here are some things you can do to stay busy during your Ludington-area stay-cation:
1. Hike the Ludington State Park
Tighten your laces and head to the 21 miles of hiking trails at the 5,300-acre Ludington State Park. There are mapped trails, but if you’re feeling even more adventurous, explore the numerous sand dunes and Lake Michigan shoreline. The Hamlin Lake Dam is a favorite place to stop, just for viewing or for fishing in the Sable River.
2. Teen Chocolate Olympics
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Become a Lighthouse Keeper in Pure LudingtonPosted on 03/13/2019 If you’ve ever thought about becoming a lighthouse keeper, sign-up is now! Volunteers are invited to join the Volunteer Keeper Program, be trained in lighthouse history, and be ready to welcome visitors to enjoy exploring the local landmarks.
Positions are currently available at the Ludington North Breakwater and Little Sable Lighthouse. (Big Sable Lighthouse is full.) Tours of duty are one week long, and the keeper stays at the Ludington State Park for Ludington North Breakwater Light duty and at a residence in Silver Lake State Park for Little Sable duty.
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