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Things to do during "cabin time" in Munising
Rent Munising MI cabins in the Upper Peninsula near Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from $100/nt. Towering stone cliffs, clear blue water, and white sand beaches, no it’s not Hawaii. Hidden in the middle of the Hiawatha National forest, Munising is the Upper Peninsula’s version of paradise. Munising, MI is known for both the breathtaking scenery and the many adventures to be had, ranging from climbing the Ice Wall, paddling the endless blue waters, or seeking out the lighthouses along the lakeshore. There is no shortage of beauty and exploration from your Munising cabin rental.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is perhaps one of the best parts of Munising; explore numerous, natural wonders, relax on the white sand beaches, explore the clear blue waters of South Bay by boat or kayak, or hike and snowshoe the trails. If an outdoorsmen is coming to your Upper Peninsula cabin, they will be eager to cast their fishing poles or find the perfect spot to hunt in the fall. Part of the Pictured Rock park is Miner’s castle rock; the short but challenging hike will reward with views you wouldn’t think possible in Michigan! Oh and there’s a diner on top so all the better. If you explore more of the hiking trails, you’ll still find plenty of water, but this time in the form of waterfalls. There are several waterfalls to be found in the Hiawatha park, and plenty within the Pictured Rock area. Winter enthusiasts are in for a treat: the park is renowned for its ice climbing walls, with runs for all skill levels. Those feeling less adventurous still have plenty to occupy their time with cross country skiing, a scenic boat cruise, or even exploring some of the renowned lighthouses in the area.
If you are eager to get away from the mainland, Grand Island is calling your name. Only accessible by boat, enjoy the island by mountain bike, bus tour, snowmobile or on foot on any of the many trails. Camping is also permitted, so you can spend a night under a million stars. The island is a hub of history and culture as well as nature; deep hardwood forests, pristine shores and inland lakes are just a few things that you will get to explore when you venture from your private vacation rental in the UP.
While the natural beauty that surrounds Munising is captivating, make sure you take a day to explore the city, voted one of the best towns to visit in the U.S. Just south of Munising is the Wagner Falls scenic area so you are never far from nature’s splendor. Within the town itself, you’ll find numerous establishments, such as local art galleries, the Pictured Rock Interpretive Museum, numerous gift stores, and make sure to stop in Falling Rocks Bookstore & Cafe to relax and grab coffee and lunch. If you need something with a little more kick, the East Channel Brewing Company is ready for you. Sip on one of their many hand-crafted brews before dinner, or simply bring in your supper with you. There are plenty of delicious spots to pick from, it’s the choosing that’s the difficult part. For something quick, casual, and delicious, hit Muldoon’s for their infamous, old-world pasties or find scrumptious and creative gourmet and burgers at Johnny Dog’s. Dinner away from your Munising vacation home might include delicious options like Taco Primo, Pictured Rock Pizza, or Tracey’s Roam Inn. You’ll definitely be able to fill your stomach.
Munising and its retreats are gems just waiting to be explored. There’s no excuse for boredom here, whether you spend your days and weeks exploring the waters and woods, lounging on the beach or visiting with the locals, There is truly something for all ages.
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