Silver Lake Sand Dunes there are pkgs for jeep rental and lodging--I want to do this with kids!! Also, camping ;-)
Lake Michigan's beach towns :) we've been to a few of these, and fell in love.
Silver Lake Michigan - Sand Dunes
One of the coolest places in Michigan, Silver lake on one side separated by the huge sand dunes, and you can see Lake Michigan from the top of the dunes!!!!
Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area, MI
A beach staple of the Midwest, this strip along Lake Michigan—encompassing the towns of Hart, Mears, and Pentwater—has no shortage of massive sand dunes, beach buggies, and farmers’ markets along with over-the-top July 4th fireworks.
Little Sable Point Lighthouse, Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Lake Michigan
Mac Woods Dune Rides. Silver Lake, Michigan. I loved going there as kid, now I just need to get my family there.
24 Best Midwest Campgrounds
Wilderness State Park Campground: Many of the 250 modern sites have the most dramatic water views of any campground in Michigan. Details: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/around-the-region/24-best-midwest-campgrounds/?page=8
Seven Exciting Activities to Enjoy at Silver Lake Sand Dunes
Torch Lake - within an hour of Traverse City, Gaylord, Petoskey, this is MI's longest inland lake at 18 miles, and the beautiful color is reminiscent of the Caribbean.