Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is one of the most unique corners of the United States. Located about a 4 1/2-hour drive from Detroit, the Lakeshore combines the best of the beach and the woods. It’s the nexus of science, nature, and relaxation.

This truly unique road trip will bring you to what feels like a completely different country. The diverse landscape, natural history, and low barrier of entry make it the perfect trip for nature lovers and beach bums alike.

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