You might know Isle Royale as the only national park in Michigan. You might not know that it's also the least-visited and the most revisited national park in the entire system.
Gratiot River Park
In the mood for an outdoor adventure with a little less effort involved? Take a low-key trip to Gratiot River Park.
Black Creek Sanctuary
Rich in wildlife and local flora, Black Creek Nature Sanctuary is hard to find but worth the trouble.
Great Sand Bay
Lake Superior's waters earn frequent comparisons to the Caribbean, and Great Sand Bay completes the picture, with a mile-long sweep of sugar-white sand bordering a dizzying expanse of aquamarine water.
Eagle Harbor Beach
Get out that selfie stick and prepare for the envy of your downstate friends, as you relax on the Keweenaw's most photographed beach.
Bare Bluff features hands-down the best view in the Keweenaw (some say in the entire Upper Peninsula), but you'll have to work for it.
Located just off the northernmost stretch of US-41, Brockway Mountain drive is only 10 miles long, but traveling it may take you up to an hour with all the pull-offs to take in the scenery of the surrounding shoreline, woodlands, and lakes.
Fair warning: a "quick" pull-over stop could turn into spending all day at this magical coastal green space.
For being just 2.5 square miles in size, Copper Harbor offers a lot to do, from biking, hiking and fishing to souvenir shopping and craft beer sipping.
Whet your appetite for adventure with a visit to Hebard Park, just up the road from Fresh Coast Cabins.
Bête Grise refers to a beach, a bay, and a nature preserve, all located just below the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula.