Road Trip Itinerary Ideas

Take a road trip! Enjoy a day along the main loop of the Tahquamenon Scenic Byway or spend a several days exploring the many spurs and side trips available. This region is rich in natural beauty, endless recreation, and cultural heritage. Seek out agates along Lake Superior beach or enjoy a picnic at nearby Muskallonge Lake State Park. Cast for steelhead and salmon at the mouth of the Two-Hearted River. Plunge down a sandy two-track for an adventurous drive to the lonesome Crisp Point Lighthouse. Untangle an endless web of forest roads in search of wildlife, including the elusive moose. See the bell of the ill-fated Edmund Fitzgerald at the Great Lakes Shipwreck museum at Whitefish Point. Soak in silence with a picnic at a quiet pond. The wild bounty of the Tahquamenon region can satisfy your appetite for adventure for days or weeks. Create your own adventure or explore M123 using our road trip itineraries.

Paddling

Paddling

Welcome to the liquid landscape of the Tahquamenon Country. Paddling opportunities abound in this wilderness region of storied rivers, quiet lakes and powerful Lake Superior. Visit explorem234.com for the latest information on outfitters, shuttles and services.


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Family Adventure

Family Fun

There's endless fun for anyone road tripping with kids along M-123. If you're hitting the road this year with your family, this is one trip guaranteed to keep everyone entertained. Outdoor adventure, a historic trolley ride, and a visit with black bears make this trip ideal for any age.


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Lighthouses of Lake Superior

Two days is barely enough time to begin to explore everything M123 has to offer, bu tthis maritime bsed trip itinerary helps you discover three of Lake Superior's very special lighthouses. Learn firsthand how it feels to climb to the top of each of their towers and take in the vast majesty and power of Lake Superior.


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Winter

Winter

Winter arrives in Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula and the forests and waterways that hug M123 take on an unparalleled beauty. Deep sparkling snow blankets the earth. The trees snow laded branches create a beautiful dome over trails waiting to be explored. This beautiful landscape is punctuated by a majestic frozen waterfall. What are you waiting for?


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