Sleeping Bear Dunes
Are there mountains in northern Michigan? You bet! We lightheartedly refer to them as “mountains of sand” otherwise known as the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
Part of the national park system since 1970, Sleeping Bear is one of America’s most profoundly beautiful landscapes: a 64-mile curve of sweeping vistas, miles of perfect freshwater beaches, forested wilderness islands, miles of hiking trails and the paved Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, is a multi-use pathway that runs from the northern end of the park to a point just south of Empire.
A year-round attraction, it is a special place where time slows down and where you can connect with each other, yourself or the park itself. And while your cell service may fade in and out, the one thing that will remain constant is a personal recharge of energy and gratitude.