A Weekend in Manitowoc
U-505 Submarine at the Museum of Science &
Heidel House Resort at Green Lake, WI
"The S.S. Badger offers
the largest cross-lake passenger service on the Great Lakes and an authentic
steamship experience. 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."
Read about our journeys on the S.S. Badger below. (Note: Most recent
articles are closer to the top of the page.)
Badger Converts to CNG
Lake Michigan Carferry (LMC) has
recently been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Wisconsin State
Energy Office, this to begin the engineering work for converting
the SS Badger from coal-fired boilers to natural gas as the
fuel source. Natural gas has tremendous potential to revolutionize
It is not often that I get the opportunity
to repeat many excursions - so when opportunity came knocking
for a chance to sail once again on the Badger, I answered the
door in a hurry!
Ship...Fun Ports (Part 2)
You might be wondering what to do
having disembarked from the S.S. Badger... We had visited
Manitowoc on one other occasion just less than two years ago,
so at least...
I have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity
to sail on the S.S. Badger since I first laid eyes on her back
in 2003 during her 50th year anniversary celebration.
When I recently got a heads-up on a special promotion being
done through the CVB in Manitowoc, I cleared my calendar...
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