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“Mike the driver was great” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mac Wood's Dune Rides

Mac Wood's Dune Rides
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Mears
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We offer a 40 minute tour of the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. We have a vehicle that holds about 20 people that goes on a seven mile trail in the dunes. We stop at Lake Michigan or Silver Lake for a few minutes for pictures and to enjoy the view.
Hermitage, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Mike the driver was great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Mike was very funny and had a lot of information about the dunes. Great ride to see the dunes for the first time.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Fremont, Michigan
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Fun in the sand!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a really fun family (or not!) thing to do for all ages while visiting beautiful West Michigan. The drivers give a nice history of the dunes with a sense of humor. It's fun being driven through the deep sand and seeing the beauty of Lake Michigan and Silver Lake. The 40 minute tour stops along the way so you can get out of the approx. 15 person, open air truck and take family pictures. It is a definate "must do"! (They also offer a military discount!)

Visited July 2013
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Toledo, Ohio
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fun and nostalgic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

After kayaking Silver Lake and trudging up and down the dunes, this was a relaxing way to see the local scenery. The driver was very friendly, and we even got up close and personal to Lake Michigan.

Visited July 2013
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Toledo, Ohio
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99 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“My favorite dune rides”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

We've been here twice and have been to the dune rides in Saugatuck too. I prefer this place. Maybe it's because I like the area/scenery better.

I would definitely recommend you do this if you are visiting the Silver Lake area. It's fun for kids/people of all ages.

Visited August 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Great Activity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Mac Wood's Dune Ride was one of the coolest things to do around this area. The ride was very scenic and the driver was really funny. We learned tons about this geographical wonder and at the same time laughed pretty much the whole ride. It is not a roller coaster, so do not expect for the truck to jump over the dunes at high speeds, or to drift around the curves. However, it is a really cool, informative and fun ride in which you also get the excitement of the little ones when gong down hill!

Visited July 2013
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