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We get asked this question once in a while. Here are some ideas for fun in Ludington.
Take a winter walk in the State Park. It’s beautiful any time of year!
Sit by the fire and read. Oh, but first check out our bookstores for new and used books.
Play some old-fashioned card games or board games.
Take in some live music at a local bar or other venue.
Delight your tastebuds at local restaurants.
Sample some wine at Luv’s wines or craft beer at the Mitten Bar or Jamesport.
Try bowling, ice skating or take in a movie.
View some art at local galleries and the Ludington Area Council for the Arts.
Visit our retail shops downtown.
Shop for antiques.
Don’t forget to chase the sunset.
Ludington State Park has much to offer. Bounded by Lake Michigan on the west and Hamlin on the east with Sable River running between it's an ideal place for all kinds of water sports. There are 18 miles of trails through forest, marshes, dunes and along the river. Kayaks, canoes are available to rent.
Ludington is home to three golf courses with more courses in the surrounding area.
Interested in local history? Visit
Historic White Pine Village
to see historical building and artifacts from Mason County past. Also learn of the maritime shipping and car ferry history at our new Maritime Museum.
Explore the Ludington Lighthouses. Hike out to the Big Sable Lighthouse located in Ludington State Park.Visitors can climb the tower and explore the information center and gift shop. The North Breakwater Light is accessible from Stearn's Park.