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An Appalachian Trail here? Conference aims to blaze 1,640-mile route around Lake Michigan
Crain's Detroit Business (11/7)
Planners from four states will meet Thursday and Friday in Saugatuck, Mich., in hopes of combining years of work into a 1,640-mile shoreline route around Lake Michigan for kayaking, bicycling, hiking and road-tripping.
Discover watery wonders on Metropark cruises
Detroit Free Press (6/26)
The Huron-Clinton Metroparks are offering Summer Discovery Cruises out of the Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie Metroparks at fees ranging from $5 to $25, one of the best bargains in Michigan.
Pirates, shipwrecks and battles: New guidebook of stories from NY-PA. Great Lakes Seaway Trail
The Associated Press (6/4)
A new guidebook published by an upstate New York-based tourism promotion organization details some of the stories about pirates, sailors, daredevils, battles, shipwrecks, lighthouses and other attractions to be found along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail.
Tours teach lake history, research
Tourists at Put-in-Bay can learn about Ohio history and the important Lake Erie research conducted at The Ohio State's Stone Laboratory by taking a tour of Gibraltar Island this summer.
Gateway to the Great Lakes
Star Tribune (10/15)
Sault Ste. Marie holds the title of Michigan's oldest city, but its true claim to fame is an engineering marvel that connects Lake Superior with the lower Great Lakes.
Don't miss the boat on accessing recreational waters
Detroit Free Press (9/27)
We might encourage people in the Detroit area to get out and use the water by making it easy to get into and out of it, find places to eat and stay along the way and keep track of where they are while they're paddling.
The Great Lakes Circle Tour
Ride along on the 6,500-mile Great Lakes Circle Tour: a scenic, international road system connecting the five Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River! For new visitors to the region, this online travel guide offers informational maps, road routes and estimated mileages, and links to major cities, camping and recreation areas, and natural attractions.
Great Lakes Lighthouse Guide
Provides information on lighthouses around the Great Lakes region as well as lighthouse tours.
New York State's Seaway Trail
The New York State Seaway Trail is a 454-mile scenic route paralleling Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
State and Provincial Resources
Chicago - A National Register Travel Itinerary
National Park Service
Twenty five historical sites, buildings, structures, objects and districts. Accompanying map, descriptions and photographs.
Indiana Scenic Byways And Recreational Drives
Great Outdoor Recreation Pages (GORP)
Guided Walking Tours of Detroit
Tours include Downtown, Eastern Market, Midtown, and New Center, as well as the Auto Heritage Tour.
Michigan Tours and Sights
All kinds of tours from walking and hiking to driving and boating, plus travel ideas and reviews.
Minnesota's Superior Scenic Byways
Use this site to explore four beautiful Minnesota Superior Scenic Byways on the western shores of Lake Superior. Each byway is illustrated in an easy-to-follow interactive map that offers recreational opportunities, cultural or historic sites, information centers and various attractions.
New York Department of Economic Development
Select from multiple road trip options.
Tours & Excursions
An outline of five different itineraries to help you get the most out of your Québec visit.
Wine Council of Ontario
Take an electronic tour through Ontario wine country.
Wineries & Breweries
Wisconsin Department of Tourism
Search under "Things To Do", then under "Recreation and Attractions."
Wisconsin Scenic Byways And Recreational Drives
Great Outdoor Recreation Pages (GORP)
GLIN: Cruises in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Highways in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Parks in the Great Lakes Region