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  • Photo by Drew Warner Video: Sleeping Bear Dunes Tour at 3000 Feet

    Named “The Most Beautiful Place in America” by ABC’s Good Morning America, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offers breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and spectacular scenery—and […]

  • Northern Michigan Outdoor Adventures Traverse City Helicopter Tours

    Elevating your Northern Michigan vacation is Traverse City Helicopters, Northern Michigan’s first helicopter tour company that’s been flying passengers across Leelanau County, over Traverse City and beyond […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Vacation Planning Your Sleeping Bear Dunes Vacation

    Check out our list of some of the best things to do at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore! Dune Climbs, Good Harbor Beach and so much more!

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Vacation Things to Do for a Week-long Sleeping Bear Dunes Vacation

    One week at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will more than scratch the surface of this beautiful protected park in Benzie and Leelanau Counties.  A seven-day […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes What to Do at the Sleeping Bear Dunes in a Weekend

    However momentary your stay may seem, you can cover a lot of ground at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore during a two-day vacation. Beyond visiting the […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes park pass Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Passes Available Online

    It’s no secret that the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is one of the biggest Northern Michigan attractions. Labeled by Good Morning America as the most “Beautiful […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes in One Day The Best Things To Do at the Sleeping Bear Dunes in One Day

    Experience the best of the Sleeping Bear Dunes in one day by visiting the park’s most popular attractions.  In this age of deadlines and schedules, the following […]

  • editcottage10152586_10152449720209803_3220215828626853250_n 10 Rainy Day Activities on the Leelanau Peninsula

    It’s hard to beat a warm and sunny day in Northern Michigan, especially on the Leelanau Peninsula. But when the weatherman calls for a day inside, it […]

  • Kid friendly activities at the Sleeping Bear Dunes 9 Kid-Friendly Activities at the Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Home to 35 miles of pristine national Lakeshore, dozens of hiking trails, sandy beaches perfect for picnics, and much more, Sleeping Bear Dunes is the crown jewel of […]

  • lake_home 8 Cool-Temp Memorial Weekend Ideas Around Traverse City

    Looking into our crystal ball this weekend at the Traverse City area forecast we see SUNSHINE! Great news for Northern Michigan vacation and stay-cation lovers! Even so […]

  • M22 Iconic Roads of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey—the adage has never rung truer than when applied to a trip to the Sleeping Bear Dunes.  Yes, there […]

  • Empire Beach Sleeping Bear Dunes Towns

    The Northern Michigan towns adjacent to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are both quaint launchpads for your Dunes adventures or perfect Northern Michigan vacation pit-stops to […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center The Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center, Museums and More

    The shoreline along the Sleeping Bear Dunes has a rich agricultural and commercial history. Take the kids and stop by several museums, the Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Hiking Trails Sleeping Bear Dunes Hiking Trails

    The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a hiker’s heaven: with miles of trails cutting through woods and over dunes—and ultimately leading to breathtaking views of Lake […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Camping Sleeping Bear Dunes Camping

    Whether you’re interested in hooking up the camper or getting off the grid, Sleeping Bear Dunes camping offers a wide spectrum of options for campers of all […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Attractions 9 Essential Sleeping Bear Dunes Attractions & Activities

    With 35 miles of sandy shoreline and 70,000 acres of protected wilderness, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is big—think three times the size of Manhattan.  With […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Beaches Sleeping Bear Dunes Beaches

    The Sleeping Bear Dunes beaches provide an unforgettable sensory experience: gentle waves of the fresh, sapphire-blue water…golden, soft sand between your toes…the warmth of the sun and […]

  • Since 1953, The Cherry Bowl Drive-In in Honor has been an iconic Northern Michigan attraction. The Cherry Bowl Drive-In’s Jubilee

    Save Northern Michigan’s Cherry Bowl Drive-In with your vote!

  • Lunar Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Viewing at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is CANCELLED

    PLEASE NOTE: THE FOLLOWING EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CLOUDY SKIES.  Considering the weather restrictions, we recommend viewing the eclipse via a live online stream at […]

  • leland lodge Northern Michigan: Win a Vacation at the Leland Lodge

    Enter here for your chance to win a Vacation at the Leland Lodge in stunning Leland, Michigan! To enter for your chance at a vacation in Northern […]