Kayaking From Beaver Island to Hog Island

After enjoying ourselves and learning so much from Ken Bruland of Inland Seas School of Kayaking, we decided to return the following year and take more lessons and explore more of Beaver Island. (note: Ken has since retired and the school is now closed) On this trip to Beaver Island,…

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Kayaking Beaver Island

“Look, there’s a kayak school in the middle of Lake Michigan!” I said to my wife. We were looking for something to do for our summer vacation and I had wondered what Beaver Island had to offer. I had seen the island on the map before and wondered what was…

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Backpacking North Manitou Island

Introduction Be sure to check out Things to do on North Manitou Island as well as Things to see on North Manitou Island. Backpacking North Manitou Island near Lake Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes is a great destination for those looking for a wilderness experience without actually being too distant from…

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