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Address: Munising, MI
Activities: Biking
Description: Great biking trail on the 20-mile perimeter of the Upper Peninsula.

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Nice kayak trip

Easily reached from the mainland in a kayak, Grand Island is another nice destination after you've paddled at Pictured Rocks. Don't miss the shipwreck Bermuda, a 150' wooden... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Easily reached from the mainland in a kayak, Grand Island is another nice destination after you've paddled at Pictured Rocks. Don't miss the shipwreck Bermuda, a 150' wooden schooner sunken in 20 feet of water in Grand Island's Murray Bay. As others have noted, the Island has swarms of mosquitos but they didn't bother us when we were out on... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We took the "little boat" (called "ferry" but it is a small motor-operated boat that can carry up to 7 people only) from Munising and in 6 minutes we were in the island. Be prepared for the swarm of highly aggressive mosquitoes as soon as you near the pier in the island. We were prepared with a good mosquito repellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Munising area is a great get away with lots of waterfalls and scenic beauty. The Light House has been restored from its dilapidated condition that it was in when I first started coming here in my youth.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We took the ferry over for the bus tour. Air conditioned bus seats about 15. Eric was our very knowledgeable driver. Opportunities to get out and check out the beaches and some of the historical buildings was great. Beware... The mosquitoes are in massive abundance. Even if you're a seasoned veteran around skeeters, you will want to bathe in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

BRING MOSQUITO NETTING HAT!!!! Or your visit will be awful, unbearable. You will be eaten alive. You have been warned. Other than the Mosquitos, well worth the trip.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you are in to history, this island has it. The bus tour is great! A nice place to hike and get away from civilization!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Highly recommend a kayak trip to Grand Island. One of the most beautiful places in Michigan. Doesn't get any better

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Grand Island is ideal for mountain biking and hiking. They have some beautiful beaches as well. The best way to see homes though is by boat. I like the home which front yard sank into Lake Superior. The poor inhabitants didn't know what to do about it as their front door is now right on Lake Superior. My favorite... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our trip to Grand Island was a definite favorite!! We took the pontoon ride over to the island (he can take 6 people at a time and only takes about 5 minutes) We went in early Oct. on a cloudy and cool day. The pontoon ran 3 times a day in Oct 9am, 12 noon, and 3:30pm. To get around... More 

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Dexter, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We only were able to have a short visit to Grand Island during our trip but quickly realized that it was a place that we want to return to. Much care is taken so that the natural beauty is preserved on this beautiful island and we can't wait to explore it more fully!

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Address: Address: Munising, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Munising

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