10 Best Northern Michigan Campgrounds

More than 10,000 voters from across the state weighed in on 101 things they love about Northern Michigan. Their votes determined over 300 Red Hot Best winners and 700 honorable mentions. Here you’ll find the best Northern Michigan campgrounds.

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First Place: D.H. Day, Glen Arbor
Your own piece of Sleeping Bear Bay real estate—for up to two weeks.

Second Place: Interlochen State Park, Interlochen
Set between two well-known fishing and swimming lakes. We’ll see you on the water.

Third Place: Platte River Campground, Honor
Pick your adventure level. RV, tent, group and backcountry sites available.

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