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Doing some last-minute holiday shopping? We have chosen some unique gift ideas that are exclusively from Ludington – but no worries – you can easily find them online and order now.
A Trip on the Carferry
Give the gift of travel this holiday season! Who wouldn’t love a trip on the SS BADGER Lake Michigan car ferry? This 410-foot passenger ship sails daily (and sometimes twice daily) from Ludington to Manitowoc from May to October, featuring two restaurants, a movie theater, Badger Bingo, open-air deck and more. Book online for the 2022 season or purchase a gift card that can be used anywhere onboard.
Explore 50 years of Michigan’s beauty in a uniquely showcased photography art book by Ludington’s award-winning outdoor photographer, Todd Reed. 50 Years of Seeing Michigan Through a Lense is a large format, high-end, hard-cover coffee table book that highlights many aspects of Reed’s life and professions to commemorate a 50-year milestone.
Ludington Museum Passes
Enjoy unlimited visits to the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum and Historic White Pine Village by becoming a member of the Mason County Historical Society. Individual and family memberships are available. You’ll also get five passes for the new research center being built, as well as 10 percent off any gift shop purchases. Annual passes to Sandcastles Children’s Museum are another great option, and they’re 10 percent off until the end of December. Individual, family and grandparent memberships are offered, providing access to museum activities through 2022.
Downtown Ludington Dollars
The perfect gift for anyone on your list: Purchase Downtown Ludington Dollars that are redeemable at over 40 locations. They’re sold in $10 increments, available online, and a great way to support small businesses. Downtown Dollars are delivered to your inbox, and you can redeem them at participating shops and restaurants during your next trip to Ludington!
Become a Lighthouse Keeper
By becoming a member of Sable Point Lighthouse Keepers Association, you could fulfill a dream of becoming a lighthouse keeper at one of four area lighthouses. Not only will you help preserve and promote the lighthouses – but you may also apply to stay in one of the lights next summer, welcoming guests, giving tours, taking admissions and more.
Get your tickets now for the January 29 Pure Ludington Brrrewfest, which will feature craft beer, wines, ciders and meads in Ludington’s Legacy Plaza. Over 25 Michigan crafters will be on hand to pour your favorites or let you try something new! Live musical entertainment, food, drinks, friends and fun make this an event to look forward to this winter! Pre-sale tickets are $35 and include 6 drink tokens. Admission at the door is $40.
More gift ideas can be found in the 2021 Downtown Ludington Holiday Gift Guide.