Stargazing at Lake Hudson Recreation Area

Under the Stars

When night falls in Michigan the skyscape opens to one of the greatest star shows in the continental United States. Michigan, and the Upper Peninsula in particular, offers perfect stargazing conditions because the Great Lakes surround the state in near total darkness.

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Great lakes water covered in broken ice

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Feel the rush of winter by sledding down a snowy hill or hitting the slopes at one of the state’s 40+ ski areas that accommodate all skill levels. Then warm up in the city or seek out solitude in a cozy cabin—all while savoring the breathtaking beauty of Pure Michigan.

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