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Grand Marais, part of the Great Waters offering unparalleled opportunities to enjoy unspoiled beauty, unique history and the Great Lakes of Huron, Michigan and Superior. Eastern Gateway to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore located on Lake Superior at the end of State Highway M-77. Grand Marais is the gem of the U.P., offering a chance to enjoy the best of the Upper Peninsula anytime of year.
Visitors spend their days hiking and taking in natural marvels such as the Grand Sables Dunes and Falls, Au Sable Light Station, the White Birch Forest, the Log Slide or any of the numerous lakes and streams.
Take advantage of some of the local attractions such as theOld Post Office Musuem, Pickle Barrel House Museum, the many gift and craft shops presenting works of local crafters and artisans. Or, come to take part in the towns many celebrations and other events like the Music and Arts Festival held in August every year.
Grand Marais is a popular destination for all kinds of sportsmen. It has become a snowmobilers paradise with over 125 miles of groomed trails, the area offers unsurpassed riding. Anglers enjoy the best sport fishing in the state, rock hounds find miles of public beach filled with agate, jasper and other precious stones, cross country skiers revel on the many groomed trails, and the hunting cannot be beat. Miles of sandy beaches are enjoyed by all and a protected swimming beach can be found on the bay.
Burt Township maintains a Class C airport and a full service Marina in Grand Marais making access to the town a breeze! Grand Marais also provides 125 camping sites at Woodland Park, located in the heart of the village. With several motels and many cabins available, as well as a vast number of National and State owned camp sites, visitors can always find a place to stay in Grand Marais and plan day trips to other locations in the central U.P.
Whatever you desire in a vacation, you can find it in Grand Marais, where Nature in Abundance is our motto, and friendly people come to enjoy what life in the U.P. is all about!