Recent and Featured Ludington Articles

  • Historic White Pine Village

    A nostalgic, historic village of more than 25 buildings and sites from Mason County’s past. Ludington. 231-843-4808,

  • christmas tree A Guide to Northern Michigan Holiday Events & Shows 2013

    This complete guide to Northern Michigan Holiday Events & Shows 2013 includes live performances, tree lightings, Santa visits, craft shows and more! Purchase your tickets before you […]

  • Sail Into a Northern Michigan Sunset

    Leave the shore and experience a Northern Michigan sunset from the water

  • sailboat off the beach Your Northern Michigan Summer Beach, Bed, and Beyond

    Reinvent your trips to the beach this summer with brews, birds and boats

  • signwithflowers Scotty’s

      Beachy dining room with bead board and blown glass artwork. Seafood kabobs, scallops, prime rib. Lunch weekdays only.

  • logo PM Steamers

      Classic waterfront steak-and-fish house.

  • cheesewine Luciano’s Ristorante

      Home of the West Michigan Society of Food & Wine and Sicilian-born Chef Leo’s expertly prepared Italian. Don’t miss his eggplant rollatini, gourmet pizzas and veal […]

  • 10151924_10151921186791599_6100139336530361605_n Le Serving Spoon

    Cheery lunch spot with portobello melts, fresh-cut fries, the best-ever BLT, fresh fruit smoothies, plus Kelli Bly’s custom wedding cakes.

  • header24 Jamesport Brewing Company

      Relax with a flight of handcrafted beers and dine on cozy pub grub–fish ‘n’ chips, shepherd’s pie, bacon burgers–indoor or out.

  • Point Betsie Lighthouse Eat, Stay, Play at Nine Gorgeous Coastal Northern Michigan Destinations

    Head to these nine beautiful destinations in Northern Michigan this summer

  • bread_image Chef John’s Bakery and Cafe

      Homey, old world cafe serving up gourmet goodness like shirred eggs, chipotle chicken sandwiches with fresh cilantro pesto and dreamy desserts like gingercake and citrus pie.

  • colorbox_image Brenda’s Harbor Cafe

      Yummy breakfasts of cream cheese and strawberry-stuffed French toast and country skillets as well as lunches of hot burgers, fries and sandwiches in this nautically-themed diner.

  • image00 Blu Moon Cafe

      Fresh and chic cafe with down-home and delicious breakfasts (biscuits, blintzes, breakfast strata) sublime soups and sandwiches and, come twilight, creative gourmet dinners.

  • mackinaw city beach Northern Michigan Morning Hikes and Afternoon Beach Spots

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Hiking trails with nearby beaches for summer day trips across Northern Michigan

  • Northern Michigan Vacations: Towns and Summer Festivals in Benzie

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Travel along the West Shore to these quaint towns and summer festivals

  • Top Places to Tee Off in Benzie and Manistee

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Challenge yourself or just play with the family at these twelve award-winning golf courses in Benzie West Shore.

  • manitou restaurant exterior Grab Lunch in Frankfort, Manistee and Ludington at a Northern Michigan Restaurant

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Eat al fresco when the weather’s nice or cozy up to a fireplace on a rainy day at these favorite Benzie eateries

  • Ludington state park trail Six Hiking Trails in Benzie County and Ludington State Park

    Northern Michigan Vacations: From Michigan Legacy Art Park’s outdoor sculptures to the wilderness of Sleeping Bear, hike through Benzie West Shore

  • Top Beaches in Frankfort, Manistee and Ludington

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Benzie West Shore has the Lake Michigan beaches you are looking for this summer- so get out there!

  • Northern Michigan Lighthouses in Benzie West Shore

    Northern Michigan Vacations: Tour the magnificent lighthouses that dot Michigan’s West Shore for a history lesson and break from the summer sun