Plan for a fall color road trip to one of these five breathtaking destinations


Summer’s end is just a few weeks away, but it doesn’t mean your fun has to end. Fall in Michigan is truly unbeatable; from the Great Lakes to the picture-perfect sunsets and gold and red hues of falling leaves that take your breath away. Take a weekend away to drive through our mitten state, you won’t be disappointed. If you’re into hiking, biking, camping, canoeing or kayaking Michigan has it all within a day’s trip. Fall is so close – don’t miss out on the glorious fall colors and plan ahead for a weekend trip in our beautiful state.

Grand Traverse Bay, Traverse City

Traverse City is on the shores of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay. It’s known for the annual National Cherry Festival. Over 150 inland lakes and hundreds of miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, Traverse City offers visitors limitless opportunities. Spend a day shopping and eating downtown. Enjoys stores such as M22, Cherry Republic and cute boutiques.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Sleeping Bear Dunes was chosen by viewers of ABC’s Good Morning America as the Most Beautiful Place in America. Amazing Views, beaches and Lakes. Stroll along miles of sandy beaches and take in the scenery.

Spray Falls, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Munising

Lake Superior shapes the park’s coastal features and affects every ecosystem, creating a unique landscape to explore. Fall canoeing and kayaking are bound to happen when visiting this converted coastal destination.

Ludington State Park, Ludington

A wonderful area of land is not just for camping–it’s the place to be for hikers, fishermen, bikers, or anyone who loves what nature has to offer. Here you’ll discover sand dunes with spectacular views, and nearly seven miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. The state park alone is a vacation within itself.

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

Explore the Island of Mackinac by biking, hiking or walking around the famous island. Try the world-famous Mackinac Island Fudge, take a tour of the historic Fort Mackinac, and be sure to top off your day with an unforgettable sunset from the porch of the Grand Hotel.


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