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280. Depot to Depot Fall Color Tour of Muskegon County

October 8, 2011

Muskegon is having its 7th Annual Depot to Depot Fall Color Tour of Muskegon County on October 15, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. According to the Today Show on October 7, 2011 Muskegon area is about a week out from hitting its peak colors so this perfect timing for the Depot to Depot Fall Color Tour.

Those who register for this event receive passes to area museums, fine fall refreshments, and discounts/prizes from area businesses.  Stop at all the designated sites and you will be eligible to win two round trip tickets on the Lake Express Ferry: High-speed ferry service between Muskegon and Milwaukee! Tickets are for the 2012 season.

Begin at either the Muskegon Union Depot, home of the Muskegon County Convention and Visitors Bureau, or the White Lake Train Depot, home of the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.  Travel on Ruddiman, Scenic Drive and Southshore Drive.  To enter the Lake Express Ticket Contest the cost is only $5 per entry, and includes a disposable camera, complimentary passes to various attractions and an entry form to track your progress on the Depot to Depot tour!  The first 50 children will receive a pumpkin and decorations!

Confirmed Designated Historic and Scenic Sites Included on the Tour:

Muskegon Historic Union Depot  (610 West Western Avenue, Muskegon)
Muskegon Farmers’ Market
Muskegon Blockhouse
Duck Lake State Park
White River Light Station Museum

White Lake Community Library
White Lake Historic Depot  (124 W. Hanson, Whitehall)

Optional Side Trips:

Muskegon Museum of Art

Lakeshore Museum Center

Hackley & Hume Historic Site

Scolnik House (A Historic Home of the Depression Era)

Fire Barn Museum

Great Lakes Naval Memorial & Museum

World’s Largest Weathervane

White River Nature Nature Trail (next to White Lake Chamber of Commerce)

Hackley Public Library

Montague Farmers Market

Muskegon County Museum of African American History

USS LST 393 Veterans Museum

L.C. Walker Arena/Sports Hall of Fame

Muskegon Railroad Historical Society

Muskegon Heritage Museum

Clay Avenue Cellars

The Cheese Lady

Travel one of Michigan’s most beautiful scenic drives.  It’s the seventh annual Depot to Depot, Muskegon County Fall Color Tour.  Experience the vibrant fall colors of the woods, dunes and water.

Drive your car or Bike this self guided touring route to visit historic sites, enjoy nature and get your picture taken in front of spectacular Lake Michigan.

For more information please visit: http://www.visitmuskegon.org/depot_to_depot.htm

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