Here Are 12 Michigan Swimming Holes That Will Make Your Summer Epic

It goes without saying Michigan is home to some prime beaches along our Great Lake coasts. But sometimes lake swimming can be tricky, depending on the beach. Maybe it’s too rocky. Maybe its tide is too high (yes, there are powerful waves in Lake Michigan.) Or maybe that river or creek has a strong current. We’ve identified some great places to swim that are a bit more user-friendly, especially for little ones who might need shallow waters.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

These are just a few great places to swim in Michigan. We know there are many, much more hidden swimming holes that you just love. Tell us about them in the comments below!