Recent Ludington Articles

Ludington State Park is Closing: Hurry and Do These 4 Things

Ludington State Park is one of Michigan’s most popular state parks, known for its sugar-sand shores on Lake Michigan, beautiful hikes to towering...

8 Lantern-Lit Hikes for a Dreamy Northern Michigan Winter

Start your new year off right with a refreshing trek through snowy woods. These lantern-lit hikes will guide you through some of the North’s most...

18 Holiday Events Across Northern Michigan This December

It's the most wonderful time of the year! From lantern-lit hikes to brunch with Santa, these 18 festive Northern Michigan events celebrate winter's...

Winter Insider’s List: Local Tips from Benzie to Ludington

Winter is upon us! Explore six of our favorite ways to get up close and personal with this coastal region from Benzie County to Ludington and all...

Get Thanksgiving To-Go at these 13 Northern Michigan Restaurants

If waking up before sunrise to start cooking a turkey or spending all day preparing sides doesn't sound ideal, here are some local restaurants...

31 Festive Northern Michigan Events Happening in November

November welcomes holiday festivities and end-of-fall events! From wine tastings to holiday markets, light parades and more, here are 31 local...

Travel for All: How Ludington is Embracing Accessible Travel

The beach within reach! The lakeside town of Ludington is an emerging accessible-travel haven for nature lovers of all abilities. This article first...

Grab & Go: Delicious Barbecue on the Beach in Ludington

Head out on a Grab & Go adventure in Ludington! Stop by this barbecue spot for a winner chicken dinner and take your to-go goods to this...


Explore Ludington

Make It a Ludington Weekend

The Life of Ludington's Cartier Mansion, Now B & B

30 Red Hot Best Things in Ludington

What We Love at the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum

Ludington Region Outdoors

Find Your Ludington Beach

Hike, Bike Camp in Ludington

Ludington Region Restaurants, Trails, Craft Drink & More

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Ludington Region Restaurants

Guide to Ludington Region Restaurants

Barley & Rye Hit for Unique Mac 'N Cheese

Where to Eat Ouside in Ludington

Pair Bortell's Smelt With This Local Sauce

Ludington Region Craft Drink

Three Must-Try Jamesport Craft Beers

Ludington Breweries & Restaurants Hopping

Building a Life

Homes, Ideas, Entertaining

Up North Kids

Summer Camps for Kids

These Northern Michigan summer camps embrace a love of the outdoors and the arts.

Endless Summer Family Fun

There are endless opportunities for outdoor fun, so we’ve created this list of 10 healthy and affordable Northern Michigan summer activities to keep your family moving. 

Best Beaches For Kids

We asked our readers to share their favorite spots to take young children to cool off (bonus points for places with playgrounds, restrooms, and picnic tables). These are their picks for best Northern Michigan beaches for kids.

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Traverse City (even on rainy days!)

From exploring the Children's Museum to family-friendly wineries, Traverse City offers endless options for kids and families!

Best Biking For Kids

Sometimes difficult terrain or cars zipping by can make riding too difficult for kids. Read on for our picks of the best Northern Michigan bike trails for kids.

Make It a Day on Mackinac Island

Forts, fudge, biking the island and horse-drawn carriage rides. It's kid heaven...and parents love it, too!