SOMETIMES THE TREASURE FINDS YOU . . .
Welcome to a land rich with miracles of nature and marvels of human ingenuity. From our smallest towns to our greatest landmarks, the Great Waters offers more to explore . . . and discover.
Cross one of the world’s great suspension bridges. Hike a national forest. Ride the ferry to a world-renowned resort island. Roam the shops and galleries of historic villages. Lose yourself in the majestic beauty of our shoreline. The Great Waters is a place overflowing with memories just waiting to be made.
There’s more to see and do in the Great Waters than you’ll ever fit into a single visit. Because there’s nowhere else in this world quite like the eastern end of the Upper Peninsula.
So have a look around. When you explore the Great Waters, you never know the treasures you’ll find.
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Drummond Island is comprised of 83,000 acres, 150 miles of rugged scenic shoreline, 133 square miles of forested landscape, and 34 inland lakes. Within this diverse habitat, a number of rare species, land formations and plants can be found. Some of the Island's rare features include Puddingstones,
Experience Grand Marais, Eastern Gateway to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore located on Lake Superior at the end of State Highway M-77. Grand Marais is the gem of the U.P., offering a chance to enjoy the best of the Upper Peninsula any time of year. Visitors spend their days hiking and
Les Cheneaux Info Center
There is nothing quite like the Mackinac Island experience; a vacation with no automobiles, waking up to the gentle clip clop of horse and buggy, travelers enjoy leisure carriage tours, butterfly conservatories, fudge tasting, hiking, biking and trail riding through Mackinac State Historic Park . Hikers
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
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
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
The Pictured Rocks stretch for about 15 miles along Lake Superior from Sand Point on the west to just after Spray Falls on the east. Colorful and bold, the Pictured Rocks tower 50 to 200 feet directly from Lake Superior. The name "Pictured Rocks" comes from the streaks of mineral stain
Saint Ignace Visitors Bureau
Sault Ste Marie
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 is the Soo Locks. They have
Seney Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center Exhibits
The visitor's center offers Children's touch table and interactive exhibits, a multi-projector slide show, and the Seney National History Association's Bookstore where visitors can shop for books and souvenirs. Visit the website to see a full line of activites during the year including
Tahquamenon Falls - Upper Falls
Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses close to 52,000 acres stretching over 13 miles. Most of this is undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings or power lines. Centerpiece of the park, and the very reason for its existence, is the Tahquamenon River with its waterfalls. The Upper Falls on the