The S.S. Badger Carferry is a fun and relaxing shortcut across Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
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Relax at a Ludington Bookstore or Coffee Shop
Welcome! There’s nothing more enjoyable than relaxing with a good cup of coffee or tea while reading the latest magazine or best seller. And many bookstores offer coffee for purchase and comfortable places to sit and enjoy. So browse to your heart’s content at a local bookstore for just the right reading material, and cozy up to this favorite past time.
Shop Local Bookstores for a Great Selection
Local bookstores have a great selection of books featuring the latest bestsellers, fiction, non-fiction, history, sci-fi, mystery, children’s books, home improvement, diet & exercise, Michigan books, crafts, nature, money matters, poetry, cooking- you name the topic, and one of our local bookstores will have it!
Sit, Relax and Read
Can’t wait to take your book home to read? You can relax with your selection in one of the comfortable seats at the bookstore. Don’t forget to buy a bookmark so that you don’t lose your place and, if they offer beverages, grab one of your favorites to enjoy while you read!
Gifts for the Book Lover
Everyone knows someone who loves books. So, when your favorite book lover has a birthday or other reason to celebrate, stop by the book store for great gift ideas. From special book covers, to attractive bookmarks, to coffee table books for every interest, you’re sure to find a unique gift that will be appreciated.
Special Book Orders
Let a trusted local business help you with your special book orders. Just tell your book store the author and title and they’ll take care of the rest! You’ll get a call from them when your order has arrived, usually within about a week.
Friendly, Knowledgeable Staff
Your book store staff knows the place inside-out because they’ve been there for years. If you’re a regular, they probably even know what your favorite topics are. Questions? Just ask the owners, and they’ll do whatever they can to guarantee your satisfaction!
Where to Find Book Stores & Coffee Shops
Conveniently located in downtown Ludington, be sure to visit The Windowsill Used & New Books on South James Street within the first block off Ludington Avenue.
Looking for a great cup of joe? Red Rooster on South James Street in downtown Ludington has you covered!
Also, check out the book sales held in the West Michigan area!
More Activities & Attractions in Ludington...
Ludington’s North Breakwater Light is the number one lighthouse to see in Michigan! Take a trip along the breakwater path to see it up close!
Ludington visitors flock to the area to view our two majestic lighthouses, the North Breakwater Light and Big Sable Point Lighthouse.
Ludington has miles of beautiful beaches, the Ludington State Park, and all the activities that take place in Mother Nature’s playground.
The Ludington Skate Plaza is a popular spot for kids with skateboards or in-line skates, and also draws spectators to Stearns Park.
Within the downtown Ludington region, several murals grace the façades of local area businesses, telling stories of the area’s rich history.
Ludington has many businesses to help you enjoy crafting and appreciate the finished product. Let them help you create your own masterpiece!
It rises and sets every single day, and nothing is more breathtaking than our spectacular sunsets over Lake Michigan.
No matter your experience level, Ludington area charter captains will guide you in what to bring and what to expect on the big lake.
Step back in the past and learn about Ludington’s rich maritime history at the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum.