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Painting with Peggy

Stay at The Pidge Inn during the first 3 weeks of November 1-21 or the first three weeks of December 1-19 and enjoy a free art class on Thursdays and Sundays.

Muskegon Ships & Submarine Tour

Watch freighters, cruise ships and the Lake Express ferry go through the channel 100 yards from the Inn.  You can also visit these local maritime museums, tour a WWII submarine or take a Lake Michigan cruise.

USS Silversides Submarine Museum

There are many museums in Muskegon but our favorite is walking distance from The Pidge Inn, the Silversides Museum.  This naval history museum is located along the Muskegon Channel and includes a tour of the World War II submarine. Located at 1346 Bluff St, Muskegon, MI 49441.


Distance: 0.2 Miles - 5 Minute Walk
USS LST393 Veteran Museum

One of only two remaining World War 2 Landing Ship Tanks (LST), a D-Day veteran of Normandy’s Omaha Beach and other invasions.  It is now a floating museum open for tours and has thousands of exhibits to honor American heroes. Located at 560 Mart St, Muskegon, MI 49440.


Distance: 5.8 Miles
Aquastar Cruises

Experience Muskegon from a scenic cruise ship, going across Muskegon Lake, down the channel and onto Lake Michigan. Catch a beautiful sunset or for a fall color tour to see the trees changing.  Don’t forget to wave at The Pidge Inn as you go down the channel. Located at 560 Mart St, Muskegon, MI 49440.


Distance: 5.8 Miles
SS Milwaukee Clipper

The Queen of the Great Lakes was the first Milwaukee to Muskegon cross lake ferry and operated from 1941 to 1971.  Visit and tour to see how people traveled on this historic cruise ship.  Summers only.  Located at 2098 Lakeshore Dr, Muskegon, MI 49441.


Distance: 3.3 Miles
The Lake Express Ferry

The highspeed ferry goes across Lake Michigan, from Muskegon to Milwaukee, in 2 ½ hours!  Why go through all the Chicago traffic when coming to The Pidge Inn?  Relax on the pedestrian/auto Lake Express Ferry.  Come over on the ferry and spend the week or weekend at The Pidge Inn, or spend the night with us before you catch the early crossing. Spring/Summer/Fall. Located at 1918 Lakeshore Drive, Muskegon, MI 49441.


Distance: 3.6 Miles