US-23 Heritage Route
 

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Travel back in time....follow along on a virtual tour of US 23 in the year 1962.

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Other Tourism Information.....

National Scenic Byways (River Road National Scenic Byway)

Huron National Forest

US National Forest Camping Guide

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

ARENAC COUNTY (SOUTHERN GATEWAY):

Standish Historic Depot & Welcome Center

107 N Main St (US 23)

Standish, MI

989.718-3021

Standish Area Chamber of Commerce

989.846.STOP (7867)

AuGres Chamber of Commerce

989.876.6688

City of AuGres

989.876-8811

IOSCO COUNTY (TAWAS/OSCODA AREA)

Tawas Bay Tourist & Convention Bureau

1.877.TO-TAWAS

Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce

1.800.55.TAWAS

Oscoda Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.877.8.OSCODA

Oscoda/AuSable Chamber of Commerce

1.800.235.4625

HARRISVILLE AREA:

Alcona CountyChamber of Commerce

989.724.5107

ALPENA AREA:

Alpena Convention & Visitors Bureau

1.800.4.ALPENA

Downtown Alpena

PRESQUE ISLE COUNTY (ROGERS CITY AREA)

Rogers City Chamber of Commerce

1.800.622.4148

Presque Isle County Visitor Information

Onaway Chamber of Commerce

1.989.733.2874

CHEBOYGAN/MACKINAC AREA (NORTHERN GATEWAY)

Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce

1.800.968.3302

Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau

1.800.666.0160

Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce

1.888.455.8100

Indian River Chamber of Commerce

1.800.394.8310

Home>About Huron Shores Heritage Route

Discover US 23: Your Pathway to the Sunrise Coast

Beach in Cheboygan County200 miles of spectacular scenic views of Lake Huron and an astounding array of large public forest and recreational properties await travelers on the Huron Shores Heritage Route. Beginning in Standish and winding up the Lake Huron coastline, the Huron Shores Heritage Route offers some of the most extensive and significant recreational, ecological, historical and cultural sites in Michigan's Lower Peninsula. The northern Lake Huron shoreline boasts water, forests, wetlands, lighthouses, parks, trails, museums, small towns, culture, attractions, golf, dining, and many other hidden treasures. And the adventures aren't just on the coast....connecting to the Heritage Route in Oscoda is the River Road National Scenic Byway....which winds along the mighty AuSable River through the Huron National Forest.Coastal and inland discoveries await....discover US 23....your pathway to the Sunrise Coast!

This website offers trip planning tools as you plan your adventure along the Sunrise Coast. If you need more specific local information, please use the following tourism contacts....

The Sunrise Coast...Pure Michigan.

Back to the Water: Sunrise Coast Different Direction: Sunrise Coast

Plan Your Trip.....

From the historic train depot in Standish to the Mackinac Bridge, plan your trip up the Sunrise Coast of Michigan along the 200-mile Huron Shores Heritage Route by either clicking on a county or an area of interest. Use the "Plan Your Trip" Feature to do an advanced search by place, area of interest, attraction type, or activities available! Read more about the Heritage Route on the "About" page.

Winding Along the Sunrise Side.

Take a trip up Heritage 23 in Blue Magazine!

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Bays, Beaches & Birds....Pure East Tawas.

Read the latest article in Long Weekends magazine....you'll be putting East Tawas in your itinerary!


This page last updated on 6/24/2013.
 
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News!

Read about "Michigan's Scenic Byways"!

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Cover photo by Mark J. Frikker

HERITAGE COAST SAILING & ROWING

Read about the building of the "Heritage 23"!

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US 23 WINS NATIONAL TRAILBLAZER AWARD!

The US 23 Heritage Route has been awarded the top prize in the nation from the National Association of Development Organizations - the prestigious Trailblazer Award!

PARTICIPATE IN THE US 23 PROGRAM! If you would like to get involved in our heritage program, please contact Denise Cline.

DO YOU WANT TO LIST YOUR TOURISM-RELATED BUSINESS, ATTRACTION, OR EVENT ON THIS SITE?

Although the US 23 Heritage Route Management Council uses reasonable efforts to maintain the accuracy of this website content, it is not represented to be error free. This site has been built by volunteers in the Heritage Route program, and we have tried to identify as many sites as possible. But we are sure that we have missed some great attractions in northeast Michigan. If you would like your tourism-related business, attraction or event to appear on this website,please send a description, photos, website address (if any), and contact information to: Denise Cline

Download the criteria for listing events on the site.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

The US 23 Heritage Route program is funded by the Michigan Department of Transportation. Technical assistance is provided by the Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG). Volunteer teams from all 6 counties provide countless hours of effort to promote the Sunrise Coast of Michigan. For more information onthe US 23 Heritage Route program, click here.

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