S.S. Badger takes first trip of the season to Manitowoc

SS Badger takes first trip of the year

LUDINGTON, MICH. - Traveling from Michigan to Wisconsin gets a whole lot easier starting today. The S.S. Badger will start ferrying cars across Lake Michigan for the season.

The largest car ferry on Lake Michigan leaves Ludington this morning at 9 a.m. Friday, May 19. It will arrive in Manitowoc, Wisc. at 1 p.m.

The steamship makes about 450 trips per season, and has been moving cars and people for more than 60 years.

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