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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  • This is a great experience! The first climb is the hardest and after that, it's just longer than you'd expect but the view at the end is excellent. We went at a particularly nasty weather day with ver...  more »
  • My daughters requested to come here on our family trip. We came here after going to the UP. Maybe if we'd came here first it would have looked more special to us. We just thought it was ok, glad we we...  more »
  • If you have never been to Sleeping Bear Dunes, it is definitely worth going to at least once. The beach is gorgeous and there are always people climbing the dunes. Be warned though, it looks a lot sho...  more »
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