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Biking along the lake and ponds. This trail really starts in Charlevoix and you ride between the lake and the highway. Overall an excellent experience. Do be careful to note... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Clifton, Virginia
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Clifton, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Biking along the lake and ponds. This trail really starts in Charlevoix and you ride between the lake and the highway. Overall an excellent experience. Do be careful to note the wind direction. More than once we cruised a long way thinking life was great only to turn around and find a 15mph headwind, a long slow ride back. Once... More 

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Bloomfield Hills
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The Little Traverse Wheelway is a perfect ride to and from Charlevoix to Petoskey. From Charlevoix you head out over a raised bridge through a swamp and then you are rewarded with a long ride down to Lake Michigan. There are three beautiful stops on Lake Michigan in a two mile stretch. Breathtaking views. When you arrive at Bay Harbor... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Ran 3 miles into Bay Harbir from Petoskey and then back again. Very scenic with great views of the bay. Lots of runners and bicycle riders. Not too over crowded. Would come bike with bike some time and ride a lot further.

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Ortonville, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a great place to bike if you want to ride along Little Traverse Bay in Petoskey. It is an easy ride with access to shopping, eateries and the marina. It has never disappointed us.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

beautiful scenery in a special part of the USA....comfortable biking...can be nippy or hot in the summer so check weather..towns of Petoskey and Harbor Springs are small gems along Little Traverse Bay...area can be quite busy in the summer so biking a good way to get about...this is a resort area with charming Victorian homes all along the water in... More 

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Flushing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This by far one of the best bike paths I have been on. I like the flatter sections and some of ti can get rather steep. It has some tight turns in town and it is best to make sure the wind is at your back on the way in.

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Petoskey, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Jump on your bike and ride this amazing trail along the shores of the Littlle Traverse Bay. You can ride south to Charlevoix or north Harbor Springs or just make a shorter ride in either direction and enjoy the day. Its manageable for families, fun, pretty, scenic and has a few rest stops. I think the best starting point is... More 

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Portage, Indiana, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The views were stunning! You pass waterfalls, rapids, marinas, museums, restaurants, state parks and the many views of lake Michigan! Breathtakingly beautiful and fun! I love to ride my bike and this is by far the best bike trail I've ever been on!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

It's a nice trail for longer excursions. The trail is wide, maintained well, and nicely marked. It's more of a point to point trail, not a lot of scenery along the ride through Petoskey. It's along a busy road most of the time. As you go up to Charleoix, there is some nice scenery and places to stop as you... More 

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Allen Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We biked the Little Traverse Wheelway from Bahnhof Sports at 31 & Stuart west for 5 miles and then back. The trails are well maintain and we didn't encounter any problems. Mostly flat with just a couple of small hills. Bring your camera - very scenic. We stopped at the marina for cocktails and lunch. Going to ride Charlevoix to... More 

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