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Address: Ludington, MI

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Great park with art

This is one of my favorite areas, the art in this park is incredible. I appreciate the work and planning that must have gone into this area, that will last for many years... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Berea, Kentucky
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Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite areas, the art in this park is incredible. I appreciate the work and planning that must have gone into this area, that will last for many years. Thanks for this gift to all of us Ludington.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Ludington is a historic lakeshore town with lots to offer including the Stearsn Park. You don’t even have to get out of your car to see the pier light, watch the Lake Michigan waves roll toward the beach or catch a spectacular sunset. But I recommend you do get out of your car and take a stroll along the beach... More 

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Denver
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217 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

What a great beach. Even in the winter with the ice and snow piled up, it's an interesting contrast with the summer, when it's smooth and perfectly maintained.

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Ludington, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a great beach and they keep it in pristine condition. Lots to do like mini-golf, a playground, swimming, sunbathing, beach volleyball etc. They have concession stands with food, drinks and ice cream. Just added a walkway for wheelchairs that goes to the water. This is the place to see the sunsets. On July 4th, they shoot the fireworks... More 

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East Tawas, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Here you can take a walk out onto the water to see a lighthouse or stay on the shore to watch a historic ferry boat either begin or end it's journey across Lake Michigan. Watch a beautiful sunset!

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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103 reviews 103 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

As beaches go and location to the town activities, it is hard to get any better than this one. Sure, in July it is crowded, but the best kept secret of the Great Lakes is September. The water is usually nice, but it can change on a dime. The beach parking is only a problem in peak season big weekends,... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Nice beach, nothing special. Not allowed to bring dogs (can't figure that one out). Very overcrowded, nowhere to park. Pretty lighthouse. Everything is too far to walk from here so you will definitely need to move your car.

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Michigan
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5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

One of the nicest beaches on Lake Michigan. Visited in October, so beach season was over, but still a nice place for a stroll along the water's edge. The windbreak fences were all up for the winter. This place probably buzzes in the summer!

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Ludington, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Stearns Park is simply the city beach. And even when it's too cold to go swimming, which is the majority of the year, it's still worth the visit. Watching the badger, enjoying the sun set into the lake, or burying your feet in the sand. sigh. A much beloved location for locals and tourists alike.

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michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It was a very cold and windy night. We sat in our car and watched the waves by the lighthouse and the Badger docking.

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