Bus Trip: History of Sleeping Bear Dunes

  • 11:00 AM9:00 PM

    Past Event

The beauty of Michigan is abundant with rolling sand dunes, waving beach grass and wide-open fresh water. This bus trip will bring you to a truly unique place—Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore—to discover the area’s natural and human history. Begin with an enlightening stop at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center followed by a ride down the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, making stops along the way for sightseeing. Learn about the fascinating history of the area from step-on guide Eric Hemenway, Director of Repatriation, Archives and Records for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, while enjoying a picnic lunch. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the views! Explore more rich history during a visit to Glen Haven Historic Village, a lumbering village restored to the way it was around 1900. See a blacksmith at work, view a variety of boats used on the Great Lakes, and more. After exploring the village, stroll along the beach or visit the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum. Conclude the day with dinner in Cadillac at Lakeside Charlies. Come discover why Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was named the “Most Beautiful Place in America” by Good Morning America. Fee includes bus transportation, admission, snack, tours, boxed lunch, dinner and all gratuities.

  • Ages: 21+
  • Cost: Members $155 | Non-Members $175
Lake Michigan meets the dunes with beautiful white clouds in a blue sky