Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire
(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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  • With the trip...beautiful...must see look out 9 and 10, the drive through the park is very nice,, saw a couple of deer. along the way 
  • Okay so we seriously didn't know what we got ourselves into. We thought you climb the first dune in front of the parking lot and the beach would be right there. Boy were we wrong, it's only about a 1....  more »
  • More beautiful than I remember! We brought our kids to Sleeping Bear dunes this summer and they loved it! Great workout and definitely do the scenic drive and get out at the various lookouts.