Ludington is an Ideal Getaway for CyclistsPosted on 04/27/2021 Ludington is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, and cyclers can find a number of trails to explore both in the heart of Ludington and along the lakeshore. Trails are ideal for all ages and getting outdoors with the whole family is something to aim for, with bike rentals, pathways and gear accessible in close vicinity.
The Ludington School Forest, Memorial Tree Park and Cartier Park Pathway are all connected and form an easily-available, 10-mile loop in town.
You might also take a scenic cruise along M-116 to the Ludington State Park, with a magnificent backdrop of sand dunes along Lake... READ MORE...
Camping with Kids? Pure Ludington Has You CoveredPosted on 04/27/2021 Tent - check; marshmallows - check; reservations - check.
Camping with kids is an opportunity to make memories that will last a lifetime -- so pack your bags and head to the lakeshore for a one-of-a-kind experience that will keep you active, engaged and outdoors this summer.
Vacation Station RV Resort is the perfect spot for your family getaway. From swimming pools and a fishing pond to rental cottages and on-site game time, the list of amenities here is unmatched.
This campground resort has 215 full hookup sites, including water, sewer, electric service, Wi-Fi and cable TV. Vacation ... READ MORE...
Find Adventure on the LakeshorePosted on 04/27/2021 West Michigan offers adventure on the lakeshore that is unmatched. With vast natural resources, including rivers, lakes, sand dunes and beaches, the area is the perfect destination for daily recreation, a weekend getaway or an extended vacation.
For a rustic, outdoorsy approach, Buttersville Campground is the ideal spot overlooking the “big lake.” The park boasts 60 electrical and natural sites, hiking paths, public beaches and a children’s playground. Guests find it a splendid location for swimming, boating, jet skiing or just relaxing on the beach or around a campf... READ MORE...
Can't-Miss Historical Stops in Ludington Posted on 04/26/2021 Visitors to Ludington, and especially history buffs, do not want to miss these important stops on their vacation itineraries. Ludington has a history steeped in agriculture, lumbering and shipping, and two local museums pay homage to these important beginnings.
Historic White Pine Village
Take a step into the past at Historic White Pine Village, where live interpreters, extraordinary exhibits and active demonstrations allow you to see firsthand how pioneers lived in Mason County. The village contains 30 historic buildings, including a trapper’s cabin, blacksmith shop, sugar shack a... READ MORE...
Spend a Day on the Lake in Pure Ludington Posted on 04/26/2021 Ludington is Lake Michigan’s #1 fishing port, and businesses in this harbor town have easily earned a reputation for accommodating boaters. Whether it’s a marina, fishing charter or restaurant, locals understand what it takes to spend time on the lake, provide the items you need and make each day special.
The Ludington Municipal Marina is conveniently located near Downtown Ludington, where grocery markets, retail shopping and restaurants are within walking distance. It offers a deep-water port, as well as transient dockage accommodations, for vessels up to 125 feet in length.
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Make a Trip on the Carferry Part of Your Family GetawayPosted on 04/26/2021 Experience a legacy on Lake Michigan. The SS BADGER offers fun, relaxing nautical adventures. History is trending! Set sail on an adventure like no other on board the BADGER during a four-hour Lake Michigan crossing to Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Relax on the open-air deck, enjoy lunch or dinner in the galley or take part in a game of famous Badger Bingo!
The voyage to Wisconsin is just as much part of the experience as the destination.
A Legacy on the Lake, the SS BADGER is the only coal-fired passenger steamship still in operation in the United States. Its history spans nearly 70 years, ... READ MORE...
Tee Up for a Ludington Golf Experience Posted on 04/14/2021 Pure Ludington is home to three golf courses within minutes of town, providing challenging experiences to golfers of all abilities. Picturesque landscapes also offer a relaxing time outdoors, perfect for the spring and summer seasons.
Find the course that’s just right for you here:
Hemlock Golf Course
Hemlock is a formidable 18-hole, 7,030-yard course sculpted from natural landscape. With golf packages, memberships, events and specials, it’s been rated among the Top Ten best New Affordable Courses in America. Hemlock boasts breathtaking views among natural dune a... READ MORE...
Light Beacons Welcome You to LudingtonPosted on 04/14/2021 Michigan is home to 129 lighthouses, and if you enjoy scoping out these iconic beacons, you cannot miss a stop in Ludington. Two lights are located right here, and we have everything you need to know about what to see and how to get there.
Welcoming you to this freshwater coastal town is the North Breakwater Light, located at the entrance to the Ludington harbor. A favorite summertime activity among locals and visitors is to walk the pier for a chance to tour this 1924 beacon, which boasts a vibrant green hue from its tower at Stearns Park.
The Big Sable Lighthouse is located n... READ MORE...
Kick Up Your Heels With Live Music LineupPosted on 04/14/2021 There’s nothing like a live music performance, where you can take a break from the workweek, kick up your heels and feed your soul. Look below to find a variety of outdoor concerts this summer in Pure Ludington:
LIVE IN THE PLAZA
These open-air, acoustic concerts are held weekly at Legacy Plaza in Downtown Ludington. Grab takeout from an adjacent restaurant and take a seat in the plaza for an outdoor picnic and performance! Free concerts are held from 4-7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, June-September.
PURE LUDINGTON SUNSET BONFIRES
Three concerts at free community bonfires w... READ MORE...