Just because Labor Day has come and gone, it doesn’t mean the fun at Paddling Michigan is over — far from it. Some of the best days to see Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore are just around the corner.   Peak season for fall foliage colors in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula generally happens between the last week…

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Once you’ve booked your Paddling Michigan trip, you should stay a night or two in a yurt to experience the rest of the Munising area. It’s easy to plan a trip to Grand Island or a long hike through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and you’ll need a place to sleep between adventures.     But what,…

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Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world, measuring 31,700 square miles. (That is roughly the same size as South Carolina or Austria!) All that fresh water creates a paradise for those who like to fish.   Because of Lake Superior’s cool temperature, its nutrient and algae content remain very…

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It’s summer in Michigan and everyone wants to enjoy time on the beautiful waters of The Great Lakes State. Michigan boasts 3,288 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, 11,000 inland lakes, and 76,000 miles of rivers and streams. Swimming, fishing, and boating await the residents and visitors of Michigan.   Kayaking and other paddle sports are…

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Small Town Offers Big Fun   If you are wondering when to schedule your Paddling Michigan vacation, the 4th of July is a great time to visit Munising. Along with the kayaking experience of a lifetime, there will be plenty to do. The quaint town that boasts Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore pulls out all the…

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The doors of the school have closed and the graduation parties are over, but you still want some final summer fun before you all wander off for life’s different adventures. Make some memories by camping under the stars in Munising and planning a kayaking excursion with the friends you’ve made and held dear over the…

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Ways to Experience Grand Island   A little over a half-mile off the shores of Munising, MI, sits Grand Island. As part of the Hiawatha National Forest, Grand Island is an extension of the glacier-creation known as Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Grand Island boasts 13,500 acres of beautiful Upper Peninsula hardwood forest with spectacular sandstone…

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