Welcome to a corner of the world that’s like nothing else in this world. On the eastern end of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you’ll find a wonderland of unspoiled natural beauty, charming small town life, world renowned landmarks and over a thousand years of Native American history. When it’s time to refresh your sense of wonder, it’s time to explore the heart of the great inland sea. Welcome to The Great Waters.

East of the Mackinac Bridge along the northern shore of Lake Huron.
The Les Cheneaux area lies east of the Mackinac Bridge along the northern shore of Lake Huron. Thirty-six islands provide sheltered channels and bays within the Straits of Mackinac - a historic harbor area for boaters and explorers. Towering forests laced with trails and pathways offer unparalleled year-round opportunities for vacations, day-trips, reunions and quiet breaks from city living. The villages of Cedarville and Hessel anchor the Les ...More Info

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore along Lake Superior.
Munising has everything you need to create the perfect adventure vacation:  Great lodging options, restaurants, shopping and services.  Munising is also home to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, which is comprised of over 15 miles of shoreline along Lake Superior with sandstone cliffs reaching 200’ in height, and along with the Hiawatha National Forest offer endless recreation opportunities.  Explore 17 unique waterfalls ...More Info

Gateway to Tahquamenon Falls, inland lakes and streams
Centrally located in the heart of The Great Waters, Newberry is nestled deep in the beautiful Lake Superior State Forest - a forest full of lakes, streams, woods, and wetlands. A forest where wildlife abounds: birds and fish are plentiful. A forest just waiting for you to come and enjoy its many wonders. Magnificent Lake Superior is the northern border of the Newberry area. On the east is Tahquamenon Falls, the largest waterfall east of the ...More Info

Eastern shoreline of Whitefish Bay, sandy beaches and great views of Lake Superior
Just 70 miles from the Mackinac Bridge and along the eastern shoreline of Whitefish Bay is the town of Paradise. With sandy beaches and great views of Lake Superior, this heavenly town is sure to take your breath away. The rushing water of the Tahquamenon Falls is beautiful any time of year. Take a short walk to the Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, view Lake Superior maritime history at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, ...More Info

The Place Where Michigan was Born!
The Sault Ste. Marie region is one such place that still speaks to our hearts. Sandy beaches and rocky coastlines lead to picturesque lighthouses, and engineering feats of man stand side-by-side with small fishing skiffs and buckets of bait. One great attraction are the Soo Locks. They have been referred to as one of the great wonders of the world and are still the largest (& one of the busiest) waterway traffic systems on earth! Watching huge ...More Info