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Dawn LaVigne shares her “Pure Michigan Moment,” a two-week road trip and camping excursion along the shore of Michigan last summer.

Last summer, we drove the entire shore of Michigan. Our two-week camping trip began on the west side of the state. From there, we drove north and east, into the Upper Peninsula and then back down into the Lower Peninsula and along Lake Huron. It was two weeks of water, sand, forests, blue skies, sunshine, history and family fun!

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Shipwrecks and waterfalls and bears, oh my!

Special thanks to Shannon Kuchera for sharing her Pure Michigan U.P. Adventure! Learn about the diversity the U.P. has to offer with Pure Michigan Connect!

Prior to last week, I hadn’t been to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula since I was a kid.  I’m not sure what took me so long, but rediscovering this gem of vacation spots (and so close to home!) was a thrill.  To put things in perspective – for our last two vacations, my husband and I went to Ecuador and Spain (which were phenomenal, don’t get me wrong) – but we had more fun last week in the U.P.

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