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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Located two hours north of Chicago and three hours west of Detroit, lies the quaint towns of Saugatuck and Douglas, nestled along the Lake Michigan shoreline. For over a century, visitors have come from near and far to visit Saugatuck/Douglas with it’s stunning natural beauty and vibrant arts culture, and to tour local shops,

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

One of Canada’s best beach towns is offering more watersports and outdoor activities than ever before, right on the pristine shores of Lake Huron. Located in the lakeside community of Lambton Shores, the village of Grand Bend brims with happy sun-seekers in warmer months and is anchored by its main beach – Grand Bend

by: Emily Baillie

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

With Northumberland County surrounded by the Ganaraska River to the west, Rice Lake to the north, the Trent-Severn Waterway to the east, and Lake Ontario to the south, boating just couldn’t be any more fun. And, being just east of Toronto makes it an easy two-hour journey to the area. Port Hope Upon arrival at Port Hope,

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

There’s nowhere in the world quite like “Gitchi Gami.” The beautiful north shore of the great Lake Superior has a unique quality that’s hard to describe. The dramatic coastline stretches as far as the eye can see — hundreds of miles of agate beaches, rocky cliffs, and the thick canopy of the Superior

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Whether you are looking for a day at the beach, a unique kite-surfing opportunity, a leisurely boat ride, or to experience reeling in a “big one”, a detour off of the 401 in Chatham-Kent will have you booking your next visit the moment you arrive. Chatham-Kent is Canada’s ‘sunny south’ destination for

tags: Canada, Destination, Lake Erie

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Some may daydream about taking a dip in the ocean… but in the Great Lakes Bay Region, the waters are salt- and shark-free, and there’s no better place to dive right in! Magnificent miles of the nation’s longest freshwater coastline will welcome you here to Pure Michigan. Just Add Water Taking in beautiful blue

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Spend even a day in Ludington, and its relationship with Lake Michigan is palpable at every turn. Ludington North Breakwater Light beckons boaters, as does the U.S. Coast Guard Station standing sentinel on the north side of the Ludington channel. Further up the 28-mile sandy coastline is the iconic black-and-white Big Sable Point

by: Kim Skeltis

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Awash in timeless charm, the town of Newfane and its waterfront hamlet, Olcott Beach, provide everything travelers need to explore history, experience community, and enjoy an authentic American Seaway Trail town! Located on the western edge of Lake Ontario, the port town is in the heart of the Niagara Wine Trail, 42 NM from Toronto,

tags: Destination, Lake Ontario

Sunday, July 1, 2018

On the northwestern shores of Lake Erie, just a short ride up the Maumee River, sits the center of downtown Toledo. From family fun to a romantic getaway, there’s something to do for everyone, and boaters have ideal access to the fun. For a romantic weekend, you can enjoy prime riverfront hotel accommodations at

tags: Destination, Lake Erie

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Uniquely situated at the easternmost tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in Lake Huron, at the mouth of the St. Mary’s River and Canada’s Georgian Bay, Drummond Island is a boater’s paradise with wide open expanses of unspoiled fresh water and little to no boating congestion. Its protected waters provide a haven

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

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