Key Milwaukee

May 2016

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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experience of riding the only high-speed auto ferry operating in the continental U.S." Capable of carry- ing 250 passengers, 46 passenger ve- hicles and 12 mo- torcycles, the Lake Express reaches speeds of up to 34 knots or 40 miles an hour, crossing Lake Michigan in 2 ½ hours. A self-actu - ating, computerized ride control system provides passengers with a smoother ride. Onboard Café & Movies In addition to snack bars in both the Mil - waukee and Muske- gon terminals, L'Ex- presso Café provides onboard dining for passengers. Movie screenings also enhance the Lake Express experience. Inside the two termi - nals are full-service Enterprise Rent-A- Car counters for pas- sengers who choose to travel without their vehicles. One of the first passenger vessels and the only Great Lakes ferry to receive the Wisconsin Travel Green certification, the Lake Express continues to expand its pollution preven - tion practices. The ship also supports scientific studies of the health of Lake Michigan in partnership with the University of Wis - consin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences. Kids Ride Free promotion returns Children under five always ride free. Kids age 5-17 roundtrip fares (normally $50) are waived this summer when accompanied by a paying adult. (Limit two Kids Ride Free tickets per pay- ing adult.) The Lake Express also is continuing its motorcycle discount during spring and fall sailings. Special Summer Saver fare offers are also availa- ble on the expanded summer schedule 7pm and 11 pm sailings. To find out more about the Lake Express experience, buy tickets, photos and more, go to FAST, MODERN Cross in 2 1 /2 hours on a sun deck, classic or premier seating Milwaukee Chicago Green Bay Muskegon Lake M i c h i gan 13

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