The Lake Express ferry passes over Lake Michigan between Wisconsin and Michigan. It is a two and a half hour ride, allowing travelers to make the trip without worrying about driving through the harried traffic of Chicago. In addition to avoiding the long drive, you get to relax and enjoy the trip across the lake. Instead of focusing on traffic, you can kick back, enjoy your family and friends, and arrive in comfort. The ferry offers a variety of daily trips, and tickets can be purchased in person, by phone, or online. Best of all, travelers can transport their car along on their journey so when they reach their destination, all they need do is drive off the ferry and be on their way. The ferry can hold 46 vehicles, as well as twelve motorcycles. There are also Hertz rental car facilities located at the terminals on both sides of the lake, so if you would rather rent a car during your trip, it is easy and convenient to do so.
The Lake Express terminals are newly built and offer easy highway access and ample parking. You can leave your vehicle for long and short periods of time, without worrying about the safety and security of your car. The ferry is designed for comfort and offers light breakfast meals, salads, and warm sandwiches, as well as coffee, soft drinks, wine, and beer. Quite frankly, the ferry is more comfortable than some of your better airline travel. Seating is wide and comfortable, and riders can relax and stretch their legs, or move throughout the cabin at their leisure Premier seats are also available, allowing passengers wider seating, with larger areas of space around them. Complimentary beverages and newspapers are provided to those riding in the Premeir Class Cabin.
The ferry is great for those traveling on business from one location to another. Cell phones and other electronic devices are permitted during passage. There is also free wireless internet connections available at the terminals, as well as a variety of amenities including travel guides and food service.The ferry is a smoke-free environment to ensure the comfort of all guests.
In both the Michigan and Wisconsin locations, there are a variety of activies one can enjoy once they have used the ferry to travel. Within minutes of the terminal in Milwaukee are various restaurants, entertainment venues, and miles of beautiful lakefront. The Muskegon, Michigan terminal features sandy beaches, and historical attractions. Biking, wine trails, shoping, and night life are all near the terminal. Many residents of the respective cities travel on the ferry just to enjoy the attractions and recreation for a day trip. Whether it is the excitement and fun of the city of Milwaukee you seek, or you are looking to get away from all of that for a quiet stroll through Michigan wine country, the Lake Express ferry can get you there in comfort and with speed. Kick back, relax, and transport you and your car to your destination, stress free.