ludington historic bed & breakfast association

Ludington 3 Day Getaway

When people think of Lake Michigan, the subject of stunning sunsets can't be far behind.  The beach at Ludington offers about all of the romance you can handle.  If you are looking for a quiet stroll with a heart stopping sunset and the soothing sounds of waves coming ashore, this is the spot.

badger car ferry

Welcome to historic Ludington, located on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. Whether you're looking for a relaxing getaway, or a beautiful home for an event to remember, the Inns of the Ludington Historic Bed & Breakfast Association offer Victorian-era charm and elegance with today's comforts and amenities.

Day 1 - Cool shops - Maude's Garage, Todd & Brad Reed Gallery, The Book Mark, Nautical Yarn, lunch at Jamesport Brewing Company.
Day 2 - Historic Attractions - White Pine Village, 10 minutes south is Bortell's, famous for fish & chips.  You can picnic at the park across the street with a view of Lake Michigan. - Big Sable Point Lighthouse - Ludington Maritime Museum (opens June 10) - Tour the Ludington North Breakwater Light near downtown at the end of Ludington Avenue and then spend some time on the beach at Stearn’s Park soaking up the sun or watching the sunset.
Day 3 - A Day at the Beach - Stop at the Biercamp Market, great deli, coffee shop, beer and wine. Great place to pack the picnic basket, then head to the Ludington State Park. Hike up to 20 miles of trails covering dunes, forest and Hamlin lake, rent a tube and float down the river to Lake Michigan, kayak between the islands of Hamlin lake or soak up the sun on the beach.
There is a variety of dining options in Ludington.  Here are our favorites; all are about 40-75 for dinner for two.

Dining Scene
Jamesport Brewing Company Luciano’s Ristoranti - The Blu Moon - The Q Smokehouse - PM Steamers - Scotty’s Restaurant - Timbers - Table 14

There are other lighthouses here such as The Ludington Light, a 57 foot tall steel-plated lighthouse which lies along the eastern shores of Lake Michigan, at the end of the breakwater on the Pere Marquette Harbor. 

Here are four of our nearby lighthouses -