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This Little Known Natural Oasis Is Hiding In Michigan… And You’re Going To Love It

No doubt, Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore is one of the most beloved natural wonders in all of Michigan. Its spectacular rolling dunes and pristine hiking trails ensure endless summer fun.

There’s something else about Sleeping Bear that, if you’re in the know, can make for a unique experience for the whole family. It’s the Platte River, which runs through the national lakeshore’s boundaries. It’s the perfect place for splashing about on summer days. Find out just why this is the perfect outdoor oasis.

Yeah, this looks like the coolest place you want to be, especially when the temps go up. Tell us, is this your favorite Michigan oasis?

Serena Maria Daniels
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.