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Northern Lake Michigan Ferries

Hop Aboard a Northern Michigan Ferry

When visiting Northern Michigan, be sure to ride one of the local Lake Michigan ferries. It’s an adventure that should be on every travelers’ Up North bucket list!

Mackinac Island Ferries

A ride on one of the ferries crossing from Mackinaw City or St. Ignace to Mackinac Island is an experience that thousands of people enjoy every year.

Mackinac Island is a major tourist destination and the ferries are the way to get there.

Two ferry businesses–Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry, and Star Line Ferries–cross the Straits of Mackinac like clock work during the summer months. The 20-minute crossing takes visitors from the mainland to a setting where the horses are still king.

Beaver Island Ferry

Beaver Island, off the coast of Charlevoix, also is accessed by ferry. The Beaver Island Ferry transports visitors, cars, trucks, groceries, supplies and more to the island. The ferry leaves from Round Lake in Charlevoix and travels through the Pine River channel before heading across Lake Michigan to the emerald island.

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