We love small towns! Each small town has its own personality, claim to fame, best restaurant, gathering place, beautiful spot, and people with pride. Last year we spent 7 weeks exploring the small towns on the Great Lakes. Some are well known and others are secret gems. Though we had a blast throughout the trip, 5 towns stood out amongst the rest. Keep reading for our 5 favorite small towns on the Great Lakes!
The “UP”… it’s legendary for its beauty and tranquility. It’s referred to as remote, uninhabited, and untouched. Some call it “God’s Country”. Neither Todd or I had been to the UP. Though Lake Superior wasn’t originally on our trip itinerary, we couldn’t resist the pull to experience the southern Lake Superior shore before heading to Lake Michigan.