The Lake Express Ferry makes daily trips from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Muskegon during its sailing season of May – October.
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Getaway to Muskegon, Michigan
There’s a lot to do in Muskegon County all year round, but it’s really cool here in the wintertime. From extreme sports to extreme Christmas Trees, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!
Outdoor enthusiasts will want to explore the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex, offering exciting annual events and outdoor sports facilities such as a publicly accessible luge track. Also enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, ice skating and hockey.
The Festival of Trees takes place in the marbled halls of the beautiful Muskegon Museum of Art, featuring beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and decorations of every kind. Within this event are many special events such as “Holiday Cheer! Michigan Beer!”, “Festival Senior Day” and the “Teddy Bear Breakfast”! Other historic points of interest include the Lakeshore Museum Center, the Silversides Submarine Museum and the beautiful Frauenthal Theater which is home to America’s tallest “Singing Christmas Tree”. This holiday favorite has been featured on TLC’s “Extreme Christmas Trees” show and highlighted on the Travel Channel.
Getting here is easy! The Muskegon County Airport serves travelers’ needs with United Express, offering daily flights to Chicago O’Hare International Airport and connecting to destinations worldwide.
Muskegon County has a rich history and inviting lakeshore culture waiting for you to discover. Walk back in time while touring the homes of Muskegon's most famous lumber barons. Our extensive lakeshore history includes historic ships, lighthouses and much more. Enjoy the work of world-renowned artists and performers right here in Muskegon County!
Check out our Calendar of Events, updated daily to provide the most up-to-date information regarding festivals, theater performances, art fairs and more.
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