S.S. Badger

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S.S. Badger

701 Maritime Drive
Ludington, MI 49431
Regions: Central
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The S.S. Badger is the largest operating coal-fired passenger steamship in the United States. For over 60 years she has provided a safe, fun, affordable and reliable shortcut across beautiful Lake Michigan. The relaxing four-hour, 60-mile cruise takes passengers, autos, RVs, tour buses, motorcycles, bicycles, and commercial trucks across Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin from mid-May through mid-October

Offering a wide variety of modern amenities for all ages, the four-hour crossing can be as relaxing or busy as you want it to be. 

- Spacious outside decks for walking or lounging
- The Upper Deck Cafe features buffet-style dining
- The Badger Galley, a deli-style snack bar
- The Portside Bar, a full service cocktail bar
- The Badger Boatique Gift Shop
- Video Arcade and Kids Port Playroom
- Free Badger Bingo and other live entertainment
- Free movie lounge
- Two TV lounges featuring free satellite television
- Four lounges with a variety of seating
- Private staterooms for relaxing or sleeping


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