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Friday, February 27, 2015

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show is back! "Tradition." It's more than word. Tradition has been a part of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show since 1941, and will be felt more than ever during this year's 75th Anniversary. For 5 days in March, everything outdoors will be celebrated indoors once again. As always, there

tags: Boat Show, Events, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Looking for a gift that’s always the perfect color, fit and value for everyone on your shopping list? This holiday season, give the gift of lifelong memories with Michigan DNR gift cards and e-gift cards that can be used at state parks, campgrounds and harbors. Both physical gift cards and e-gift cards provide a simple,

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Lake Michigan

Thursday, July 17, 2014

50th Annual Port Fish day in Port Washington, Wisconsin The next celebration promises more of the excitement, entertainment and family fun on the third Saturday in July. But the day-long celebration is more than just fun, games and food. Fish Day has been the financial lifeline for nine civic organizations that run the fish and

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Lighthouses are definitely in the spotlight at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay where “The Lighthouse Show” is currently on exhibit. This extraordinary collection of paintings featuring Door County’s many historic lighthouses is now on display in the Museum’s Reddin Bridge Room. The show will

by: Door County Maritime Museum

tags: Events, History, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Main Street USA Historic charm and Midwestern hospitality give boaters good reason to linger in Port Washington, just 30 miles north of Milwaukee on the western shore of Lake Michigan. Its downtown boasts the largest collection of pre-Civil War ear buildings in the state, and the restoration of this area and nearby coast have helped

by: Brad Kovach, written for Marinalife

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Friday, May 18, 2012

Often referred to as the Cape Cod of the Midwest, Wisconsin’s Door County has more than 300 miles of shoreline packed with activities and great boating destinations. The 75-mile-long peninsula is studded with restaurants, boutiques, and performing arts venues, and hosts numerous summer festivals. The surrounding waters are

by: Joy McPeters, written for Marinalife

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Set a course 41° north and 87° west for Chicago, a top destination for world travelers and one of the best places to visit by boat. The iconic skyline of architectural marvels that greets visiting Lake Michigan boaters is merely the first of many unforgettable Chicago sights and experiences. Nine harbors and beaches punctuate

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Sunday, May 23, 2010

A Boaters Delight What is it that makes Door County, Wisconsin such an appealing and popular destination for boating? Is it the 300 plus miles of scenic shoreline? Is it the 10 historic lighthouses that can be viewed from the water? Is it the scenic bluffs along the county's western coast or the majestic beaches along the eastern

by: Door County

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan