Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire

Categories: National Parks, Historic Walking Areas, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.9/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
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. Our Empire itinerary maker makes visiting Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and other Empire attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We climbed the dunes and took the scenic drive. We also visited the cannery and antique boat exhibit then walked the dog along a lovely paved path in Glen Haven. The National Lakeshore is scenic but i...  read more »
  • Gorgeous place to visit!!! if you love nature this is the place to visit. The dunes are amazing, lake michigan is Gorgeous crystals clear water, never seen anything like it before... just make sure to...  read more »
  • I absolutely loved this area. I can't believe I lived only 6 hours away and never went here before. I felt as if I was in the Caribbean...not in Northern Michigan. The beaches were gorgeous. The water...  read more »
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