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Island in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Manitou Islands

The forest-cloaked Manitou Islands provide an off-the-beaten-path adventure. They’re part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, hence the entrance fee. North Manitou is known for star-speckled backcountry campi…
American in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Empire Village Inn

Enter the low A-frame building, grab a seat at a scuffed wood table and order one of the local beers on tap while waiting for your excellent, doughy-crust pizza to arrive. Burgers and sandwiches satisfy too, along w…