Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – Porter, Indiana Website – https://www.nps.gov/indu/index.htm Address – 1215 North Indiana State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304
This summer, our big adventure was having a new baby. But LAST summer we took a month-long road trip out to Montana.
On day #2, we stopped at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Sadly, we only had a few hours to spend here, so we opted to poke through the Visitors Center, and then drive a few miles to the Dune Succession Trail. It was a good call.
When I think dune, I think Jersey shore “maybe as tall as I am” dune. These were “mountain of sand next to Lake [...]
Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – Empire, Michigan Website – NPS Website Distance – 7.4 mile loop drive Options – you can drive, bike, or hike this loop, but I’d be very afraid to hike or bike it due to traffic. Open – Sunrise to Sunset, or hours posted (depending on which part of the park)
Terrain – Woods, beach, lake, dunes, and forest
Trailheads – 44°51’9.69″N, 86° 2’13.05″W (Scenic drive entrance)