Lake Express Celebrates Milestone

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Lake Express High Speed Ferry - - 866-914-1010
Celebrating Lake Express' Milestone 10th Sailing Season in 2013!

• Lake Express began service on June 1, 2004, linking the states of Wisconsin and Michigan with terminals in Milwaukee and Muskegon.
• This year the Lake Express' season will run from May 3 until October 27
• The high-speed Lake Michigan crossing takes just two and one-half hours, saving passengers a lengthy drive through heavily congested Chicago.
• Lake Express was the first high speed auto/passenger ferry to operate on route in the Great Lakes
• Certified by Travel Green Wisconsin
• Reaches speeds up to 40 miles per hour - runs on 4 Detroit Diesel engines that power 4 Rolls-Royce Kamewa water jets
• Carry 248 passengers and up to 46 vehicles, 12 motorcycles and 20 bicycles per trip!
• Pet kennels are complimentary
• Full pricing details are available at or by calling 866-914-1010. Standard adult one way base fare is $82.50 and round trip is $135. Vehicle one way base far is $87 and round trip is $165. Prices subject to fuel surcharge and port and security fees.

Convenient Scheduling

• Offering two round trips in spring and fall and three round trips in the summer 
   Departures daily in the spring and fall: Milwaukee 6am and 12:30pm Central Time, Muskegon 10:15am and 4:45pm Eastern Time 
   Additional departure in the summer: Milwaukee 7:00 pm Central Time, Muskegon 11:00 pm Eastern Time

Choice of two seating options - Classic or Premier
• Classic seating provides comfortable seating for 200 of all ages, a family friendly movie is shown in the cabin during the crossing, this is where our café galley is located where you can grab a bite to eat.
• Premier seating provides upgraded seating for 48, ages 12 and above and offers steward service. All non-alcoholic beverages are complimentary. A movie is also shown in the Premier cabin.

Special 10th Sailing Season Offers!
• Motorcycles ride free this Spring and Fall. 
  All trips (one way and round trips) Spring (May 3-May 31) and Fall (September 5-October 27) 
  Roundtrip motorcycles ride free in June (space is limited and may sell out) 
  Pay only fuel surcharge and port & security fees
• Kids ride free for roundtrips in June, July & August 
  Available June 15-September 2 
  Enjoy up to 2 complimentary child (age 5-17) tickets for each paid Classic Cabin roundtrip adult ticket (limit 2 complimentary infant or child fares per adult roundtrip Classic Cabin fare) 
  Children ages 0-4 always ride free 
  Pay only fuel surcharge and port & security fees
• Summer Saver "phone in only" rates for 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm crossings 
  Available June 28-September 2 
  If you select to travel one-way, 11:00pm departure out of Muskegon - adults travel at a one-way base fare of $52.50 ($64.50 after fees are added in) Vehicles travel one-way at a base fare of $67.50 ($79.50 after fees are added in) 
  If you select to travel round-trip, to receive the Summer Saver you must take the 7pm out of Milwaukee and the 11pm out of Muskegon - adults travel at a base fare of $84 ($108 after fees are added in) Vehicles travel at a base fare of $135 ($159 after fees are added in) 
  Offer available for a limited time

Lake Express and Muskegon Winter Sports Complex presenting Earth Wind and Tired 5K!

• May 4 - Muskegon State Park/Lake Michigan Beach Parking Lot
• Packet pick up and late registration will be at 9am - Race Starts at 11am
• Prior to the race there will be a beach cleanup with the assistance of the Alliance for the Great Lakes.
• Awards and After Race Party, 2K Family Forest Trail Hike and Move Around the Mitt Outdoor Health Expo will be held at the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex until 4pm. or 877-TRY-LUGE for additional information

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