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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When you visit Munising and plan a Paddling Michigan adventure, you get up close and personal with the amazing rock formations that have formed along the shoreline. These geologic formations aren’t accessible by land – that’s one of the many reasons to consider a kayaking trip; you can enjoy the full experience and beauty of…

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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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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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When you choose a vacation at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, you truly get away from it all! However, some of what you are leaving behind you may miss. While exploring the water and forests of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you may find yourself away from power sources and other everyday comforts.

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