LAKESIDE – UPPER PENINSULA
Driving into Michigan, you’re faced with almost too much natural beauty.
Explore the state via land or water, sand or trail – the possibilities are endless. Any time of year, Michigan offers one-of-a-kind opportunities for memory making – from cozy wineries to unique food festivals, from breathtaking hiking trails to magnificent coastal sunsets. Grab your gear and prepare to be wowed.
Get a new perspective from the top of sand-swept dunes where you can gaze at the ever-changing shades of blue of the lakes that surround the state (Michigan, Superior and Huron). Drink a cold beer at an award-winning brewery and indulge in a gourmet meal at a cozy local favorite. Michigan is waiting for those in the mood for romance, family fun, outdoor thrills, and more.
From the “thumb” to the “fingertips” of Michigan’s mitten, you’ll find more than a handful of adventures to be had, all year long.
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Road Adventures, with help from the savvy experts at AAA, will help you plan your ideal Michigan trip from start to finish. We’re here to make sure everything is right for your ideal vacation in this beautiful state, full of picture-perfect backdrops to your next great road trip. From breweries, wineries, and distilleries, you won’t go thirsty in Michigan. Sail, paddle, kayak, or SUP your way around rocky coves, along white sand beaches, or up to the edge of tree-topped cliff sides for the perfect outdoor adventure. Indulge with a hot coffee and fresh pastry at local bakeries, and sample local cuisine at historic inns and restaurants. Cool down on hot summer afternoons on sandy beaches without the crowds. We can help you plan your perfect Michigan itinerary from beautiful sunrise to stunning sunset.
GEMS AND GETAWAYS
Wild Michigan offers majestic views of two great lakes (Michigan and Superior) with blue waters and rippling waves. Come for the quiet beaches covered in white sand and snowy expanses ideal for that winter skiing adventure. Escape the crowds while you explore historic lighthouses, climb sand dunes for that perfect sunset photo, or paddle your way along a postcard-worthy shoreline. When you’re done hitting the highpoints, there are plenty of local favorites worth checking out, too.
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With help from our AAA experts, rent an Airstream, Little Guy or Vintage Cruiser trailer or an Airstream or Gulf Stream touring coach. It will become your comfortable home base for an outdoor trip like no other.
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You set the itinerary and we make it happen – from customizing every step along your way to simply turning over the keys and turning you loose on your journey.
PERFECT MEALS FOR THE ROAD
Surrounded by picturesque countryside, Michigan’s outdoor adventures can really inspire your appetite, too. Take your culinary cues from local history and dabble in the Cornish world of pasties (pronounced: PAST-ees). These hearty treats are a meal on the go (just like you!) with a flaky crust and a hot meat and vegetable filling. Make your own pasty or pick up a sampling at local purveyors around the region.
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