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Grand Island

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Address: Munising, MI
Phone Number: +1 906-387-2600
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Great biking trail on the 20-mile perimeter of the Upper Peninsula.

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Take the bus tour for historic info

A quick ferry ride across the channel from Munising. Took the bus tour to get an overview of the island and got an interesting history lesson with it. Talked with some cyclers... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 October 2016
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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A quick ferry ride across the channel from Munising. Took the bus tour to get an overview of the island and got an interesting history lesson with it. Talked with some cyclers who seemed to really enjoy their bike tour as well. Rugged terrain , beautiful woods and a couple of sand beaches.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We spent the day enjoying a bike ride around the island. The views were fantastic and the beaches were beautiful. We essentially had the island to ourselves as there were very view hikers and other cyclists who travel beyond the immediate area of the dock.

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had decided to come to the UP MI for a fall vacation to see another side of Lake Superior other than the Duluth, MN side. Though it has been a real warm year and the colors have not quite turned yet the area and it's history was amazing. We took the Grand Island 3 1/2 tour. Eric was our... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We opted for the bus tour because our time was limited and we were so glad we did. Our guide, "Eric", was so very informative. Clearly loved the history of the island as well as the flora and fauna of the island. Enjoyed the beautiful, very old pioneer cemetery. A very nice tour bus! We had expected a school bus... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This lighthouse is strictly for viewing and only by boat. This lighthouse is charming but you cannot walk grounds or visit. Pictures only folks. We saw it by way of the Shipwreck Cruises

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

My partner and I spent several nights here around Labor Day. What a great place to go backpacking! If you have mountain bikes, it's also a great place to go for a day ride or to go back country camping with bikes. You can also do bus tours around the southern part if you want to just come from the... More 

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Smoky Mountain, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The 3 minute ferry ride over to the island was $15/pp. It was round trip but the return ride was only 4 minutes. I think that is a bit pricey. The bus tour was about 2 1/2 hours & also cost $15/pp. Our tour guide was named Eric and he did a great job! Several stopping points on the tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I just went by Grand Island by boat. But seeing this lighthouse was stunning! A must see in the Upper Peninsula in Michigan.

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Birmingham, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Ultra-brief ferry hop takes you to this pristine, enchanmting outpost that's larger than Mackinac Island and far, far less crowded. Easy trails for walking or biking to beaches, campsites or three primitive cabins (permits needed for olvernight stays, of course). You may be the only visitors at a secluded beach, where horizontal versions of Pictured Rocks are in shallow water,... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I'm so glad we stumbled upon the bus tour for Grand Island because it was fantastic! The island is so beautiful and there is so much history! I would definitely recommend it to everyone! Our tour guide, was so knowledgable and very engaging! The first time you visit the island, I would strongly recommend taking the bus tour because it... More 

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