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.The shutdown may be happening in the dead of winter, but it looks like it could now affect the summer tourism season.In the early to mid 1900s, car ferries were the fastest way to transport materials across the lakes.Gather at one of our local waterfront parks to watch the SS Badger as it arrives and departs the Ludington Harbor.
The S.S. Badger carferry travels across Lake Michigan between Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Ludington, Michigan once daily during the spring and fall seasons.Ludington Bon Voyage to Summer Cruise - August 15 Say goodbye to summer with this shoreline cruise in Ludington.The project to replace the current Lake Michigan Carferry docks in Ludington and Manitowoc, Wisconsin is waiting for the approval of Gov.The S.S. Badger. Back in downtown Ludington, less than a mile from the North Breakwater Light, we found the home port of the S.S. Badger. Built in 1953, she was the largest car ferry to cross Lake Michigan.
SS Badger is a passenger and vehicle ferry in the United States that has been in service on Lake Michigan since 1953.We took a little vacation to Ludington over the Labor Day weekend.
All aboard the Lake Michigan Carferry, which crosses Lake Michigan from Ludington to Manitowoc, Wisconsin from May through October.I thought the boat was a lot of fun with live music and a Bloody Mary bar (.Ripple Effect from Partial Government Shutdown Hits S.S. Badger, Ludington 1 hr ago WWUP CBS Cadillac The shutdown may be happening in the dead of winter, but it looks like it could now affect the summer tourism season.
The crane and barge that will be used to remove the current SS Badger dock in Ludington are ready to begin work as soon as possible.For a year and a half, the Badger sat idle next to her sister ship, the Spartan, and an older fleet ship, The City of Midland.