Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire

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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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  • My family and I had nothing but good things to say after our experience at the Sleeping Bear Dunes Lake shore! After scaling the dunes, you are rewarded with a gorgeous view that encompasses the sandy...  more »
  • I was so confused once we arrived in Empire. The signage (or lack thereof) was a problem. Nothing whatsoever directed us to the lakeshore. We did somehow end up at the visitor's center (after an hour ...  more »
  • Spectacular view, highly recommended, did not try to claim down, it looked pretty challenging, but there were some people doing it.  more »

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