Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge

 Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge

 40 Mile Point Lighthouse

40 Mile Point Lighthouse

 Alpena Township Nature Preserve

Alpena Township Nature Preserve

 Trumpeter Swans (courtesy Michigan Sea Grant)

Trumpeter Swans (courtesy Michigan Sea Grant)

 Fishing on Lake Huron (courtesy Michigan Sea Grant)

Fishing on Lake Huron (courtesy Michigan Sea Grant)

 Cheboygan Crib Light

Cheboygan Crib Light

 Negwegon State Park

Negwegon State Park

 View from the New Presque Isle Light

View from the New Presque Isle Light

 North Central State Trail

North Central State Trail

Icy Beauty on Lake Huron near Greenbush - courtesy of Michael Kahn

Icy Beauty on Lake Huron near Greenbush - courtesy of Michael Kahn

 Grecian (Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary)

Grecian (Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary)

Defiance (Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary)

Defiance (Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary)

 Monohansett (Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary)

Monohansett (Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary)

Riverfront Park in Au Gres

Riverfront Park in Au Gres

Czaika's Blueberry Farm

Czaika's Blueberry Farm

Sun, Sand & Fun at the Tip of the Mitt

Sun, Sand & Fun at the Tip of the Mitt

 Colonial Michilimackinac

Colonial Michilimackinac

Standish Historic Depot & Welcome Center

Standish Historic Depot & Welcome Center

 Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena

Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena

Lake Huron Shoreline

Lake Huron Shoreline

EB Allen in 100 ft of water

EB Allen in 100 ft of water

From art to backroads, something for everyone!

From art to backroads, something for everyone!

A refreshing dip in Ocqueoc Falls!

A refreshing dip in Ocqueoc Falls!

Charity Island Light

Charity Island Light

Ocqueoc Falls

Ocqueoc Falls

Tall Ship in Alpena

Tall Ship in Alpena

Tawas Point Light

Tawas Point Light

 Norway Ridge Pathway

Norway Ridge Pathway

 Shore to Shore Trail - Michigan Trail Riders Association

Shore to Shore Trail - Michigan Trail Riders Association

 Ocqueoc Falls

Ocqueoc Falls

 Swans on the Sunrise Coast

Swans on the Sunrise Coast

 Catching the Sunrise (courtesy of Tom Wdowik)

Catching the Sunrise (courtesy of Tom Wdowik)

 Lake Huron near Oscoda

Lake Huron near Oscoda

Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge

Picnic on Lake Huron

Picnic on Lake Huron

 Sturgeon Point Light

Sturgeon Point Light

 Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge

Huron Shores Heritage Route: Pathway to the Sunrise Coast!
Plan Your Trip! Visit Our Regions: Arenac Visit Our Regions: Iosco Visit Our Regions: Alcona Visit Our Regions: Alpena Visit Our Regions: Presque Isle Visit Our Regions: Cheboygan ARTown: Michigan Arts and Culture Northeast Sunrise Side Wine and Hops Trail
 

2016 Lake Huron Discovery TourThere's more to see on 23! Join us for the 2nd annual Lake Huron Discovery Tour!

A weekend of places and events to discover  along the 200-mile stretch of Heritage 23. See you on 23!


NEW! Official US 23 merchandise will be available at the following locations: 

Besser Museum (Alpena)

Harborside Cycle (Alpena)

Harrisville Harbor Grocery (Harrisville)

Ben Franklin (East Tawas)

Standish Depot

The Local Basket Case (Alpena)

Cathy's Hallmark (Alpena)

Cathy's Hallmark (Oscoda)

Harrisville Street Fair (downtown)

Au Sable River Trading Post


 

Explore the Native American history of Northeast Michigan during the Lake Huron Discovery Tour. Look for these special presentations on the events page or download the full schedule here.

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Lake Huron Discover Tour Trail Events

Check out the trail events happening on Discovery Tour weekend!

45th Parallel Cycling Tour

Negwegon Sunset Walk/Jog

Paddle/Kayak Thunder Bay

 

 


Thank you to the following 2016 Discovery Tour sponsors (to date): Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan, Saganing Eagles Landing Casino, City of Alpena, Besser Foundation, Meijer Corporation, Michigan Backroads, Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs, Alcona Health Centers, Thunder Bay Arts Council, Michigan Humanities Council, Alpena CVB, and MidMichigan Health. Contact us if you are interested in being a sponsor.

Lake Huron Discovery Tour Events

Jul 1, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016
Sep 24, 2016 to Oct 9, 2016
Sep 24, 2016 to Oct 9, 2016
Sep 30, 2016 to Oct 16, 2016
Oct 1, 2016 to Oct 31, 2016
Oct 6, 2016 to Oct 9, 2016
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