Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire

4.9
Must see · National Park · Historic Walking Area
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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  • Lots of trails to explore. Some sandy some not. Giant dunes. great views. Cool shoreline. Scenic. Campgrounds are also quite nice (even though they are large)  more »
  • This is one of 3 National Lakeshore on the Great Lakes, the others being Pictured Rocks (MI) and Apostle Islands (WI). The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore was elevated to a National Park...  more »

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