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S.S. Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry

1,057 Reviews

S.S. Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry

1,057 Reviews
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Bruce A wrote a review Aug 6
Washington DC, District of Columbia297 contributions49 helpful votes
We took the ship from Manitowoc to Ludington on a warm July day during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ship operates under Michigan law, and Michigan has some of the strictest COVID-19 regulations in the country. Every ferry employee we interacted with before boarding was impeccably
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Irishimp17 wrote a review Aug 3
208 contributions60 helpful votes
Great Experience! We'd been told of the ferry when we were planning a trip, and hoping to cut some travel time down. We were so surprised at how friendly everyone was, and how efficiently it was run. The realization we could rent a cabin for the crossing was great -- a place
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Tim P wrote a review Jul 2020
Orlando, Florida47 contributions1 helpful vote
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My friend and I have wanted to do this crossing for a while. We aren’t fond of driving so this was a perfect opportunity to make the drive to Michigan shorter while at the same time purely relaxing. The ship has character. It’s one of the only ships of its kind that I’m
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Jeffrey D wrote a review Jul 2020
South Haven, Michigan433 contributions87 helpful votes
Great experience. Fortuante to have a fairly calm lake. Crew helpful. Plenty of great spaces to gather as a family. Very thankful we booked a stateroom. Kids could lie down for a while when the ride became to much. Also, having a private restroom was nice. Enjoyed the
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Date of experience: July 2020
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JoAnn G wrote a review Jul 2020
Freeport, Illinois26 contributions3 helpful votes
We took the SS Badger from Manitowoc to Ludington. It was a very enjoyable experience. We will definitely do it again. The waters were pretty calm and the only motion we felt on the ship was the vibrations of the engines. We bought lunch in the cafe on the ship which was good.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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