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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  • There is so much to see and do here beautiful sand dunes on Lake Michigan. Perfect for a romantic getaway or families with young children and teenagers highly recommend!  more »
  • We visited on a hot day so we got up early and were in the park by 10am. Glad we did because with the sunshine, the sand was hot. We started and ended at the NPS visitor's center in Empire. Then a sho...  more »
  • A great stop for about a 3 hour excursion for us. We didn't hike the trails since it was pretty hot and we wanted to remain tick free. But at the visitor center the guide points out the driving tour a...  more »
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