Big Ship, Group Fun!!
Lake Michigan Car Ferry, S.S. Badger
Enjoy a relaxing 4-hour cruise aboard the 410′ S.S. Badger between Ludington and Manitowoc. There is plenty to see and do aboard the huge ship – including games, FREE movies and satellite TV, shopping, or just lounging on the spacious outside decks. Meals are available in our buffet restaurant and deli-style snack bar. Visit the S.S. Badger car ferry website.
Historic Czech Farmstead
The Czech Farmstead began in 1876 when the Chervosky family emigrated from Bohemia with the hopes of building a new farming life in the United States. The original buildings including the log home, barn, granary and tool shed have been restored and still stand on the original plat of land….
View the Historic Czech Farmstead itinerary, dining menus and special event information.
2015 Annual Holiday Happenings on the Coast
Whether you are Scrooge or Marley, you will find wonderous “don’t miss” holiday events in Manitowoc and Two Rivers that will put a sparkle in your eye and make your season bright! Download the list of holiday events.
2015 Manitowoc-Two Rivers Annual Calendar of Events
Enjoy one of our many annual events that take place throughout the year. Whether it’s Alpaca Odyssey & Farm Festival in May, German Fest in July, or Kites Over Lake Michigan in August, there’s always something going on along our coastline that is sure to please everyone!
A Day In Manitowoc, Coast For A While
This one day itinerary will take you to the Wisconsin Maritime Museum to visit the USS Cobia WWII Submarine and discover our Maritime history, to the West of the Lake Gardens for botanical bliss, and the Rahr West Art Museum and Victorian Mansion for a visual feast.
Two Rivers…City Of Museums And The Birthplace Of The Ice Cream Sundae!
Spend the day exploring the industry and history of Two Rivers! At LondonDairy Alpacas & Fiber Studio you will meet these gentle and soft creatures and shop for unique gifts and yarns. At Rogers Street Fishing Village & Museum, you will learn about the ill fated schooners and shipwrecks throughout Two Rivers history, and you will visit the Washington House where the ice cream sundae was invented at Berner’s Ice Cream Parlour in 1881!
Discover our agricultural heritage at the Lincoln Park Zoo, Pine River Dairy, our wonderful Farmers’ Markets, Alpaca Ranches, and Historic Farmsteads. You’ll can pick up some of your favorite Wisconsin hand-made specialties while experiencing many Manitowoc County traditions!
Sample Our Creative Nature
Gardens, Galleries, Arts & Glass
If museums and gardens are what you crave, we have ample opportunities for you to explore our many talents. The Rahr West Art Museum and Victorian Mansion, various open art studios including Abler Art Glass Gallery, and Carreaux Du Nord, and our Nature Centers and Gardens, offer history, beauty, and cultural treasures!
Entertain Your Senses
With Manitowoc Area Theatre Companies
Get ready to be enchanted by Manitowoc County’s performance theatres. We have a variety of venues which offer everything from Symphonies and Broadway shows in a restored, historic setting, to charming Dinner Theatres who feed your funny bone and your stomach at the same time!
Coast For A While in Manitowoc – Two Rivers
2 Day Itinerary
This Itinerary is sure to be a hit! Spend 2 days exploring, learning and partaking in the culture, history and fun that Manitowoc County has to offer. Start your weekend getaway visiting the USS Cobia at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, the Rahr West Art Museum, and the West of the Lake Gardens. On day two spend time in Two Rivers, home of the Ice Cream Sundae, and learn about Point Beach Energy Center, Rogers Street Fishing Village & Museum, and Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum.
Enjoy Sidetrips Around The Countryside!
After you have toured all the wonderful attractions in the Port Cities, you’ll find lots of opportunities for fun and adventure in the surrounding areas, whether it’s exploring Door County north of Manitowoc, or traveling south to Sheboygan.