Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Michigan is home to some of the nation’s best national parks, including one right near Detroit.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is teaming up with the Ann Arbor-based Clean Energy Coalition to reduce the environmental impact of its fleet by about 15 percent and share information about alternative fuels and fuel-efficient driving habits with the 1.3 million visitors who visit the national park each year.
A federal agency has awarded a $1.6 million grant to continue building a hard-surfaced trail at one of the most popular vacation destinations “Up North.”
Traverse City quite simply has it all, a beautiful location, a modern thriving city and activities ranging from walking along the Sleeping Bear Dunes, tasting some of the best wines the country has to offer or enjoying a swim in the bay. So pack up the car, hit the road and get ready to enjoy a view of the bay.
A piece of a shipwreck that experts believe is from a schooner that sank 140 years ago has washed up along Lake Michigan at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
“Good Morning America” has named Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore the “Most Beautiful Place in America.”
The beach is wide and sandy, the sun is bright, the temperature is comfy and a gentle breeze ripples the water. Sounds like a perfect day on one of Michigan’s Great Lakes beaches.