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Address: Munising, MI
Phone Number: 9063872600
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Great biking trail on the 20-mile perimeter of the Upper Peninsula.

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Beautiful!!

I just went by Grand Island by boat. But seeing this lighthouse was stunning! A must see in the Upper Peninsula in Michigan.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
jeannem80
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I just went by Grand Island by boat. But seeing this lighthouse was stunning! A must see in the Upper Peninsula in Michigan.

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Birmingham, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ultra-brief ferry hop takes you to this pristine, enchanmting outpost that's larger than Mackinac Island and far, far less crowded. Easy trails for walking or biking to beaches, campsites or three primitive cabins (permits needed for olvernight stays, of course). You may be the only visitors at a secluded beach, where horizontal versions of Pictured Rocks are in shallow water,... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm so glad we stumbled upon the bus tour for Grand Island because it was fantastic! The island is so beautiful and there is so much history! I would definitely recommend it to everyone! Our tour guide, was so knowledgable and very engaging! The first time you visit the island, I would strongly recommend taking the bus tour because it... More 

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Charlevoix, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not readily accessible but there are tour boats that will provide a nice view of parts of the shoreline - Pictured Rocks Tour & Shipwreck Tour. I was able to transit the west, south and east shores by private boat on several occasions and it was a very pleasant experience. The Shipwreck Tour will take you right into Murray Bay... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I biked the outer rim of grand isle. It was terrible. But, it could be awesome. I think you need to know what your in for. This is a tough, grueling uphill, through the mountains. If you love to trail ride, and want to challange yourself then it will be awesome. But if you are hoping for... More 

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Glenn, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to tour the island and learn about the history of the area- take the three hour bus tour. If you are more adventurous, rent a bike or camp.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in the history of the area, the bus tour is a must. We took a ferry to the island and then boarded an air conditioned van. Very comfortable and scenic!

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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grand Island is a Great Lakes Gem. I've hiked, biked, skied, camped and kayaked GI and never grow tired of the scenery. Best summer activity for the whole family is to bike. Bring your own (mountain bikes with tires ready for roots, rocks and sand) or rent from the Mainland Headquarters. Be prepared for a day without services. Some water... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My three boys, our dog and I had a fantastic backpacking trip on Grand Island. We camped at the Bermuda campsite on Murray's Bay, so it was just a two mile hike from the ferry landing for them. As they are 6, 8 and 10 this was a good distance to lug all of our gear for their first backpacking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Place to just shut everything off and smell nature at its best. Services to the island were professional and friendly...moments notice an emergency happened with a bike, they had a new one to the person within 20 minutes. Staff courteous and informational. Captains are service with a smile....recommended for everyone to enjoy!!

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