Tagged: Glen Arbor

Spectactular Alligator Hill in Fall 0

Alligator Hill Hiking

Alligator Hill is an often overlooked jewel in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Its nine miles of hiking trails loop their way through some of the most beautiful landscapes in northern Michigan. Located smack...

Riding the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail 0

Riding the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail

  The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has long been renowned for its beauty. Spectacular views of the dunes, rolling hills, inland lakes, and of course Lake Michigan are everywhere. Until recently, soaking in┬áthis...

Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive 0

Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive

No list of northern Michigan scenery is complete without a mention of Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive. Situated between Glen Arbor and Empire it offers spectacular views, firstly through forest and across Glen Lake, and...

Hiking North Manitou Island 0

Hiking to North Manitou Island

On Thursday, March 6th, 2014, I got to attempt something that hasn’t been done for 40 years: to hike the treacherous ice across the Manitou Passage to the islands 8 miles out. The opportunity...