Step back in the past and learn about Ludington’s rich maritime history at the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum.
Farm Markets & U-Pick Farms
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Find Fresh, Homegrown Goodness at Ludington Farm Markets & U-Pick Farms
One of the best things about Ludington is the fresh goodness of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Various farm markets around the region offer a bounty of the best-tasting produce around. Shopping for fresh produce is convenient, with many of the local farm markets open from May until September or October.
Here’s the Typical Schedule for Ludington’s Farmers Market:
Downtown Ludington hosts a farmer’s market each summer which features not only farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, but handmade craft items. It operates from 3pm-7pm on Fridays during the summer. It is located at the North James Street Plaza.
Although the seasons are dependent upon the weather, we’ve listed the time periods when local crops typically are harvested.
Late April-June: Asparagus, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Strawberries
July-August: Apples, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries, Corn, Green Beans, Peaches, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Zucchini
September-October: Apples, Green Beans, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Zucchini
More Activities & Attractions in Ludington...
The S.S. Badger Carferry is a fun and relaxing shortcut across Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
The black-and-white striped, 112 foot lighthouse at the Ludington State Park stands proudly on the shores of Lake Michigan.
The fun doesn’t end when the sun goes down here in Ludington! Nightlife here includes festivals, cozy restaurants, and local performances.
Ludington has miles of beautiful beaches, the Ludington State Park, and all the activities that take place in Mother Nature’s playground.
The Barn Quilt Trail, highlighting the lost art of barn decor, is one of four trails that comprise the Mason County Cultural Trails.
Discover small town life in the late 1800s and early 1900s at Historic White Pine Village in Ludington, overlooking Lake Michigan.
The three accessible walkways installed at Stearns Park Beach in Ludington allow everyone to make their way to the water and sand.
West Michigan weather – they say if you don’t like the weather in Ludington, wait a few minutes and it will change.
Your pet should feel right at home in Ludington. There are many businesses that allow pets and parks and beaches for them to play on.