Travel Directions & Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Pictured Rocks

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, deep forest, and wild shoreline beckon you to visit Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The power of Lake Superior shapes the park's coastal features and affects every ecosystem, creating a unique landscape to explore. Hiking, camping, sightseeing, and four-season outdoor opportunities abound.

Pictured Rocks Cruise

Pictured Rock Cruises

For over 50 years, our summer cruises have been guiding visitors to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, a top Michigan vacation spot. Our boat cruises are 2 1/2 to 3 hours and will travel into and alongside the most visually stunning 40 miles of shoreline on the Great Lakes! We offer 3 distinct Michigan cruises: the Classic Cruise, the Spray Falls Cruise, and the Sunset Cruise.

Chapel Falls

Chapel Falls

The 1½ mile (one way) trail from the Chapel parking lot to Chapel Falls runs along an old roadbed. 60 foot high Chapel Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the park. Two viewing platforms along the way provide views of the scenic Chapel Basin. There are a total of 17 waterfalls to visit in the area (click here to see them all).

Lighthouses

Historical Lighthouses of Alger County

Our area offers a great selection of interesting, beautiful and historical lighthouses for viewing and photographing. There are seven lighthouses in Alger County. Follow the link to learn more.

Grand Island

Grand Island National Recreational Area

The Grand Island National Recreational Area is located just a 1/2 mile from Munising and is situated in the pristine waters of Lake Superior. Designated a National Recreation Area in 1990, Grand Island is a 13,500 acre addition to the Hiawatha National Forest showcasing a rich natural and cultural history and offering a great educational and fun opportunity. Click here for the Grand Island Ferry.

Riptide Ride

Riptide Ride

Bring your camera on board and discover historic Grand Island. Our 1 1/2 hour tour explores 25 miles of breathtaking Pictured Rocks, waterfalls, and bald eagles. The route includes two incredible lighthouses, the East Channel and North Light, the highest lighthouse above sea level in the world. Along the way we'll stop for photos and narrate as our jet boat captures unforgettable up close views of the tallest Pictured Rocks Cliffs in the area.

Underwater Diving

Alger Underwater Diving Preserve

The Alger Underwater Diving Preserve at Munising was the first preserve established in Michigan and is one of the most popular scuba-diving areas in the Great Lakes. This Underwater Preserve offers several unusual diving attractions including intact shipwrecks, sea caves and underwater interpretive trails.

Kimar

Kimar’s Charter Fishing

We offer half & full day trolling, jigging, and casting trips on Michigan's Lake Superior, west of Munising & east of Marquette. As Shelter Bay’s original charter service and the first charter to venture to Stannard Rock, we have the expertise and experience that you are looking for!

Shipwreck Tours

Glass Bottom Shipwreck Tours

America’s first and today’s best Glass Bottom Boat Shipwreck Tour since 1992! Take an excursion back in time to the industrial ages of American shipping History. Let us introduce you to Lake Superiors natural underwater museum featuring a rare, fully intact, wooden sailing ship that was built before the Civil War and sits only a few feet from the surface of the lake.

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