Join us for a journey to Drummond Island. Bring your binoculars, hiking boots and sense of adventure; we’ve got 87,000 acres to explore here on Drummond.
The story of how the Manitou Islands earned their names dates back to a time when the Ottawa and Chippewa tribes inhabited the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, in the “little finger” of Michigan’s Mitten.
If you’re a nature-lover in search of peace and quiet, who gets pleasure from hiking, fishing, hunting and other active relaxation, add Beaver Island to your bucket list.
The most timeless action of Les Cheneaux (pronounced Lay-shen-o) is on the trails—its water trails, a new birding trail, or on one of many conservancy-preserved forest trails.
Isle Royale is considered one of the least accessible parks in the 50 states because there are no roads on the island and no roads lead to it. Visitors can reach the wilderness area only by float plane, passenger ferries or private boat, and only from mid-April through October.
Today, with its pastel-colored hotels, shops, grand “cottages” and historic and scenic sites, Mackinac Island is still a gathering place, a special destination year-round, but especially from May through October.
At about 13,500 acres and with 35 miles of shoreline, Grand Island is nearly the size of Manhattan in New York, yet remains relatively unknown.
There is a magical quality surrounding the island—something about taking a step back in time, where the sweet scent of fudge follows you along Main Street.