10 Marvelous Great Lakes Beaches You Should Visit & Walk in 2022

Chicago Beach

If you have lived and traveled in the Great Lakes region I think you will agree that there are some pretty amazing sites to explore. This may be the reason that so many folks in the upper lakes don’t venture far during family vacations. There is simply too much awesomeness that one must not miss. Here are 9 of the most unique beaches in the Great Lakes region.

Bet Ya Don’t Know – Factoids You Need To Know About The 8 Great Lakes States

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The shores along the Great Lakes states are a majestic sign of creation. Many who see it for the first time say it looks like an ocean. But, unfortunately, they are too large across the horizon. Nearly 51,000 square miles of the world’s surface area is covered by Lake Superior, among the largest lakes in North America.

High Temps Drop Great Lakes Ice Coverage Under 20%, Currently Stands at 16%

Caseville Breakwall Winter 2021

The Detroit Army Corps of Engineers have kept records of ice coverage going back to 1973. The map shows the current extent of the ice cover on the Great Lakes.

We are tracking the Great Lakes Ice Coverage for the Winter of 2021.

2012 Great Lakes Water Levels Drop – Marina’s Scramble

Sailboats Out on the Hard on Saginaw Bay

Five years ago the entire Great Lakes was witness to low water levels not seen since 1964. Marina’s were dredging, boats were being damaged on shallow reefs not seen a generation and lake shipping was facing hard times.  

6 Lies and Half-Truths about Great Lakes Water Use

Saginaw Bay Beach

Recently the blogosphere and news sites have been bristling that Barack Obama somehow has just now starting to allow water from Great Lakes region to be pumped and sold to China. What’s worse is that none of these blog authors are checking the facts. Their lazy practice is to re-blog someone else’s post.

2012 Lake Huron Water Levels Approached Notable Historic Lows

Lake Huron Water Level Graph

The 2012 Lake Huron water levels approached measurements not seen in over 50 years. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reporting water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron are 11 inches below its level of a year ago. Lakes St. Clair, Erie, and Ontario are 11, 13, and 12 inches, respectively, lower than their … Read more