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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10 Reasons You Should Visit Ludington in 2019Posted on 03/13/2019 When planning your vacations for the year, you don’t want overlook Ludington on the coast of Lake Michigan. The natural and cultural amenities of this small, coastal town are not to be missed -- no matter which season you are traveling.
We’ve compiled what we think are the Top 10 Reasons You Should Visit Ludington this year:
1. The water
The vast, unsalted Lake Michigan is stunning throughout all seasons. But it’s known particularly for its magnificent salmon population. The city hosts the Ludington Offshore Classic/Big Boys Fishing Tournament every July, and partici... READ MORE...
Ludington a Destination for Michigan-Crafted BeerPosted on 03/05/2019 When it comes to craft beer, Ludington has many locations and experiences to excite and satisfy the palate. Local pubs and breweries are serving up some of the best, award-winning brews in Michigan - and Ludington has easily become a year-round, craft beer destination. Here’s a list of some of our favorites:
Jamesport Brewing Company
Jamesport Brewing Company, or JBC, has been a local staple since 2000. The Pub, as locals lovingly refer to it, lit a fire and led the way in introducing the West Michigan area to stouts, IPAs, Scottish ales, and many more craft beer styles. JBC featur... READ MORE...