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Lake Express

1918 Lakeshore Dr, Muskegon, MI 49441-1643
+1 866-914-1010
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Quick trip to get to Milwaukee with the Motorcycle

We used the ferry to start a bike tour in WI. It was a light rain and some waves, windy and cool... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
GoForTheExperience
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Twin Lake, Michigan
Very efficient way to get across Lake Michigan

First of all, I get motion sickness very easily; but I wanted to try this instead of driving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael C
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Lake Michigan car-passenger ferry that runs between Muskegon and Milwaukee. America's first high speed auto passenger ferry, continuing a tradition of Lake Michigan carferry service between Wisconsin and Michigan ports.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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1918 Lakeshore Dr, Muskegon, MI 49441-1643
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We used the ferry to start a bike tour in WI. It was a light rain and some waves, windy and cool. The cabin is comfortable and the upper deck is open with just a few seats. The cargo area is TIGHT so be prepared,...More

Thank GoForTheExperience
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, I get motion sickness very easily; but I wanted to try this instead of driving through Chicago on a Friday afternoon. The security and boarding procedure was very straight forward. ( I did take a car) and Lake Michigan was pretty calm....More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Lake Express is a quick and comfy way of crossing Lake Michigan but when bringing a car it gets quite pricey.

Thank LizZ189
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cross Lake ferry from Muskegon to Milualkee. About 2 hrs. Take your car or bike. Work or pleasure, it's the way to go!

Thank 123Daniel123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family, mostly from southeast Michigan, had a wedding to attend in Milwaukee this past weekend. An eight hour drive including stop and go through Chicago congestion was what most faced. But my husband and I drove two hours to Muskegon, parked the car at...More

1  Thank BrevortBrighton
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Last minute change of plans due to weather, decided to return to Wisconsin via ferry rather than UP. Was difficult to get last minute booking so plan early. Kids liked the deck experience, but nice to have the cabin. Take food and water for the...More

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Wanted to get from point A to point B without going through Chicago. What a fun way to go. Loading both of our bikes went very smooth. The water was very rough today, 3-5' waves but the ship handled it just fine and the crew...More

Thank FLSTC08
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

The thought of avoiding the Chicago loop on our way from Minneapolis to Muskegon was too much to pass up. Being a MN native transplanted to AZ I miss the water. The pricing for four with a car is quite expensive but we were relieved...More

Thank Kurt M
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Decided to let someone else do the driving for a while. Nice way to travel and see the beach from different view. Would recommend doing it at least once.

Thank DutchLace
Reviewed May 18, 2017

one of the most beautiful beaches ever sandy beach as far as the eye can see we watched wind surfers which is large kite pulling person on a ski like set up they can fly across the water then go way up in the air...More

Thank garychewning
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Anjelica S
July 17, 2017|
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Yes, they do.
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Louise L
March 26, 2017|
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Response from judy3338 | Reviewed this property |
Oh, I'm sorry but I don't know. Give Lake Express a call: 1-866-914-1010. They will have to answer that. Good luck!
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GGMMichigan
August 3, 2016|
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Response from LauraRuth71 | Reviewed this property |
They recommend being there one hour before the departure.
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