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Milwaukee area marinas

We've got 11 days this summer to make the trek across Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to the Wisconsin shoreline. The closest direct line port would be Milwaukee. I crossed last year and stayed at the South Shore Yacht Club. However, I found the club to be too far from the downtown to enjoy all that Milwaukee offers. Can anyone recommend another marina/anchorage in the Milwaukee area for 3 or 4 days?

Alternatively, is there somewhere else we should head to in Wisconsin instead of Milwaukee? I know many will recommend Door County, but I'm not sure it's do-able with our time frame and starting location of Grand Haven. Please let me know if you think otherwise. I suppose we could head north to Pentwater or Frankfort and then cross to Door County. But this would at at least 2 days to both ends of the trip, if not more.

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