Visit these beautiful Midwest destinations in Northern Lake Michigan and Wisconsin
This beautiful section of Michigan...from Manistee to the north down to Silver Lake...is a unique area. With miles of shoreline along Lake Michigan and acres of natural forested land, the untouched natural resources found here bring thousands of people here to play and relax. The hub of this region is Ludington, home to the S.S. Badger carferry, numerous beaches and parks, two lighthouses, Hamlin Lake, and the Ludington State Park...voted #1 state park in the Midwest. Visitors love to visit the shops in downtown Pentwater, just south of Ludington...or ride the dunes at Silver Lake. The Victorian port city of Manistee has its 1.5 mile Riverwalk where you can admire the historic architecture.
The communities around Little Traverse Bay have always been a popular Michigan destination. Fresh air, cool Lake Michigan waters, numerous festivals, and exquisite shops give this area its unique flavor. Hunt for the famous Petoskey stones in Petoskey...visit the clean beaches in Charlevoix...or head to Harbor Springs for sailing, biking or golfing. During the winter months, you can enjoy a myriad of outside activities, including skiing, snowboarding, skating and snowmobiling. A visit to Northern Michigan is a must for families, or couples looking for a private getaway. It's a beautiful section of Michigan that will keep you coming back time and time again.
Northern Wisconsin along the western coast of Lake Michigan invites you to come discover all they have to offer. Manitowoc, the Wisconsin port of the S.S. Badger carferry, has a rich maritime history that dates back hundreds of years. A short trip to the north brings you into Green Bay, or "Titletown USA" as it is affectionately called due to the number of Packer championships. Lovely parks, wineries, and great fishing make Green Bay a great place to visit. Door County is a peninsula that boasts many small villages. It is called the "Cape Cod of the Midwest" for its similarity to the northeastern United States. Wisconsin Dells is for families who love waterparks...or for couples who want to enjoy luxury resorts and spas.