Nestled between a vast forest and an endless, clear-blue bay is the historic port city of Alpena. Explore 200 shipwrecks in the largest freshwater sanctuary anywhere and count the steps to the top of a lighthouse.
Video courtesy of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
A port in the storm. It's what sailors have always searched for when the weather took a turn for the worst. Isn't that what we're all looking for in these days of shouting headlines? Our friendly, historic city may be just what the doctor ordered. We've turned the volume down and slowed the pace a bit so you can relax, rejuvenate and discover your family all over again. So turn your back to the wind and discover a place as close as a few hour's drive, but as far away as you'll ever need to be.
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