A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Here are some first steps to navigate your way to the Coolest Coast. Check out the great resources across this site to enjoy once you arrive here. 

By Car

The three main highways that lead to Manitowoc are:

I43 (North/South)
Use exits 149, 152, or 154

US-151 (Southwest)

US-10 / WI -310 (West)

By Plane
By Boat
By Carferry

The S.S. Badger travels between Manitowoc and Ludington, MI daily from spring to fall. The 410′ coal-fired passenger steamship is the last one in operation in the United States.

Welcome Back SS Badger! 2021

Welcome Back SS Badger 2020
Welcome Back SS Badger 2019

Public Transportation

Maritime Metro Station

Take the bus to take you through Manitowoc and Two Rivers! The Metro Station is located in downtown Manitowoc and only a one-mile walk from the S.S. Badger!

Routes 2, 3, 4, and 6 meet at the metro station every 30 minutes. Need to reach Two Rivers? Route 2 connects with Route 1 every 60 minutes. Bus passes are available per fare, per day, or monthly to suit your needs.

Visit the Maritime Metro’s website for information on hours, fares, route information, maps and more at their website.


Metro Station
915 S. 11th St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
(920) 686-3560

Car Rentals & Taxis

2 Guys Taxi

3949 Calumet Ave.
Manitowoc, WI 54220

Lulloff Rentals

1401 Washington St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
(920) 682-0121

Manitowoc Taxi

88 Albert Drive Lot 46
Manitowoc, WI 54220
(920) 204-6003

4103 Waldo Blvd.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
(920) 686-1300

1200 Madison St.
Two Rivers, WI 54241
(920) 794-9494

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