The Great Lakes are the home to a wide range of recreation -- from sailboat and powerboat races to fishing tournaments. They're also a draw for tourists who travel to distinctive communities such as Mackinac Island.
Nine historical ships docked in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, on Thursday as the first U.S. stop for the Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes. Over the summer, these and other ships will they’ll travel to cities in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
Elizabeth Miller reports on the Tall Ships Challenge