I took the high-speed ferry across Lake Michigan -- and it made for the coolest experience
Maybe you’re in Michigan, with family in Wisconsin (or vice versa). Or perhaps you’re planning some sort of trip across state lines, and you came across the idea of using a ferry to save some time around the Great Lakes.
Lake Express ferry sets COVID-19 safety protocols ahead of season’s first trip
MUSKEGON, MI -- The Lake Express ferry is launching for the season on Friday, May 7 with additional COVID-19 health protocols for passengers. Lake Express passengers will be expected to follow health protocols created from state and federal health guidance. Related: Lake Express ferry returning for full 2021 season from Muskegon to MilwaukeeThe Lake Express operates four daily trips across Lake Michigan through June 16. Each ferry ride to and from the Muskegon Terminal, 1918 Lake Drive, and the Milwaukee Terminal takes about 2½ hours. Tickets for the Lake Express can be bought online or by phone 866-914-1010.mlive.com
Lake Express ferry returning for full 2021 season from Muskegon to Milwaukee
MUSKEGON, MI – The daily ferry that runs across Lake Michigan between Milwaukee and Muskegon is opening for the season on May 7. From May 7 through June 16, the ferry will be making four daily trips across Lake Michigan. The summer season from June 17 though Sept. 6 will feature six crossings to include evening sailings. Lake Express has been ferrying passengers on the 80-mile journey across Lake Michigan since 2004. Tickets for the Lake Express can be bought online or by phone 866-914-1010.mlive.com
Police warn Muskegon Lake ice fishermen barge is coming through
MUSKEGON, MI – Police warned those ice fishing on Muskegon Lake to stay clear of a barge coming through Wednesday, Feb. 3. The Andre barge is expected to enter Muskegon Lake around 2 p.m., headed for The Mart Dock, Muskegon police said. The barge will follow the Lake Express route into the lake then turn northeast toward The Mart Dock. “Those ice fishing should take note of this and stay clear and safe,” police said in a statement. Read more:3-day weather rollercoaster starts bright and ends bitterJohn Ball Zoo is hiring for 2021 season at virtual eventHouse Republican plan for federal coronavirus response money clears committeemlive.com