Top Attractions in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Escape to an island
Camping, hiking, biking, fishing and relaxing are plentiful on these North Woods islands. Ferries shuttle visitors from nearby cities.
Isle Royal National Park Unspoiled forests, wilderness lakes and rugged shoreline are the attractions at this remote island (pictured), the least-visited of the national parks. Ferries from Houghton and Copper Harbor carry nature lovers to this 45-mile-long wilderness anchoring 454 islands. Stay at Rock Harbor Lodge near the dock (906/482-0984; nps.gov.isro).
Les Cheneaux Islands Towering forests and sheltered bays and channels dot these 36 islands. Families return each summer to simple cabin resorts in Hessel and Cedarville along Lake Huron (888/364-7526; lescheneaux.org).