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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

As a 25-year-old woman who spends much of her time with her feet firmly planted on dry land, there are few things I know about boating. The land on which I plant my feet? It’s a place called Norfolk County, and I think you should come ashore! Norfolk County is well known for being ‘Ontario’s Garden,’ and

by: Alexandria Deer, Visitor Services Coordinator

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Friday, September 15, 2017

Picturesque Port Credit is Mississauga’s entertainment and cultural hub featuring boutique shopping, world-class restaurants, and award-winning festivals. Known and respected as one of Canada’s (and North America’s) most successful main streets, as you stroll through Port Credit, you will discover a wonderful array

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging state residents to review the recently released Army Corps of Engineers plan for stopping invasive carp (also known as Asian carp) from entering the Great Lakes basin. Residents who want to share their thoughts on the plan can do so online at the report site, attend a Sept.

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Great Lakes, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Many people associate water with rebirth and life itself, so it is no surprise that Sault Ste. Marie, with the St. Mary’s River winding through town and the river’s rapids at its feet, has been a gathering place for people looking to sustain themselves for more than 2,000 years. As the oldest city in Michigan and one of

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Michigan Agency for Energy, Michigan Departments of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources and the Michigan State Police expressed concerns today about new information confirming there are gaps in the protective coating on a portion of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac, at least one of which was apparently caused during the

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Located approximately two hours north of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, Penetanguishene is the “Gateway to Georgian Bay”. Experience beautiful beaches and pristine waterways when you arrive in this friendly destination that will keep you entertained, active, and enlightened. Boating is synonymous with the shores of

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Friday, September 1, 2017

Mark your calendar! The eighth annual Metro Boat Show at Lake St. Clair Metropark, coming September 14-17, is an in-water boat show with hundreds of boats from 10ft to more than 50-ft. in length on display and for sale at great end-of-season prices from quality boat brokers and dealers. The show is expanding this year with more boat

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Freedom Boat Club, North America’s oldest and largest boat club with 16,000+ members in 23 states and Canada, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Jeanneau Outboard Powerboats to its approved and preferred roster of boat brands. Jeanneau joins a growing list of leading boat and engine brands featured in Freedom Boat

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Friday, August 18, 2017

Whether it’s for an afternoon, a weekend, or a week or more, Sturgeon Bay offers a wealth of activities to keep any visitor delighted with their choice of destination. Dock your boat at one of the local marinas such as CenterPointe Marina, located along the waters of Sturgeon Bay's east side. This marina can accommodate vessels

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Thursday, August 17, 2017

For over 30 years, Catawba Mini & Heated Boat Storage has provided quality facilities of various sizes to meet your storage demands for home, business, or auto. Benefits include 24-hour access, on site management, and secured, well-lighted grounds with 24/7 video surveillance. With over 122,000 square feet of indoor storage space,

tags: Lake Erie, Storage