Transportation

Ferry in Muskegon & Ludington

SS Badger

The Badger crosses between Ludington, MI, and Manitowoc, WI (one-way adult/child/car from $59/24/59, four hours). The historic, coal-fired vessel is more atmospheric and cheaper that its competition, but also slower…
Ferry in Leland

Manitou Island Transit

It runs ferries (round-trip adult/child $40/20, 1½ hours) from downtown Leland to the Manitou Islands. Vessels sail two to seven times per week from mid-May to early October. The company also has info to plan overni…
Ferry in Muskegon & Ludington

Lake Express

Lake Express crosses between Muskegon and Milwaukee (one-way adult/child/car from $91.50/35/101, 2½ hours), providing a substantial shortcut over driving the Michigan-to-Wisconsin route.
Ferry in Charlevoix & Petoskey

Beaver Island Ferry

Departs from downtown Charlevoix. The two-hour journey costs $32.50/105 one-way per person/car. Reserve ahead if bringing a car.