Northeast Lower Peninsula
Discover the sunrise side.
Mornings take on a whole new meaning along the Sunrise Coast in Michigan’s northeast region.
Explore the shores of Lake Huron’s blue waters and clear streams and rivers that call to anglers to take that perfect cast. Scuba, snorkel or kayak among shipwrecks that span the centuries and explore the seasons – from the vibrant colors of fall to the hush of winter snow – on bikes, boats, snowshoes or skis.
Heritage Route 23 highlights breathtaking views, as well as 150 historic sites and arts and cultural venues along the way. The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary's Maritime Festival celebrates the Sunrise Coast's maritime heritage. Find adventure or find some peace and quiet as you take the scenic route in northeast Michigan.