Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire

#1 of 140 in Historic Sites in Michigan
Must see · National Park · Historic Walking Area
Home to forests, dunes, beaches, and even some glacial formations, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a stretch of Lake Michigan’s pristine eastern coastline ideal for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers. Backpack through the area that was awarded the title of the “Most Beautiful Place in America” by Good Morning America in 2012. You can stay overnight in one of the many campsites scattered within the 60 km (35 mi) park. Campsite amenities range from modern with electrical hookups, to extremely rural. Be sure to reserve your campsite well in advance as most are booked on a first-come, first-served basis, and fill up fast. Put Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore into our Empire day trip site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Empire.
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  • We did the Indian Trail hike as it was listed as easy. It takes you out to a dune and the water. We then drove the scenic drive. This is wonderful. There are several scenic overlooks to see the dunes....  more »
  • One of my favorite places in Michigan. It's beautiful! It's a great place to getaway, relax, be active and enjoy nature. You can hike dunes, you can hike in the woods, you can kayak, hangout on the...  more »

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