S.S. City of Milwaukee & USCGC Acacia

99 Arthur Street, US-31, North,
Manistee, MI 49660
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Discover the experience of lodging aboard a 1920's Great Lakes Steamship. Passenger, crew, and officer rooms are available. We also offer full facility rental and special events are welcome!

The 360-foot long steamship City of Milwaukee is the last traditional Great Lakes railroad car ferry. It is now a National Historic Landmark museum permanently moored on Manistee Lake and open to the public for guided tours. The knowleable guide will explain as they take you through all five decks. Learn about 1920's technology in the engine room. You will see the crew and officer quarters. You will also see the beautiful passenger deck with oak walls and brass accent's. You will finish off the tour seeing the Captains quarters and the wheel house. Museum exhibits are housed inside two of the ships boxcars.

The acclaimed "Ghost Ship" is operated Friday and Saturdays in October on board of the City of Milwaukee. The USGC Acacia is a 1944 buoy tender/icebreaker. Retired in 2006, Acacia is now moored next to the SS City of Milwaukee and is available for self guided tours. The Acacia is available for facility rentals, overnight opportunities for scout groups, and fishing parties. Marina slips are available and one travel trailer is available for weekly rental. Call for info.
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