Come summer time, Lake Michigan is undoubtedly, one of the most popular vacation spots in the Midwest, and one of the top summer destinations in the US!
If you’d like to enjoy a beach vacation in Lake Michigan but aren’t sure where to go, you’ll be glad to know that there are many nice beaches to choose from since Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana are bordered by Lake Michigan.
Without further ado, we present to you some of the best beaches on Lake Michigan to enjoy a beach vacation:
Warren Dunes Beach
Warren Dunes Beach (Warren Dunes State Park) is without a doubt, one of the best beaches on Lake Michigan to visit. (see fun things to do in Michigan)
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Saying this, Warren Dunes Beach isn’t the only attraction there, as the state park itself boasts great sand dunes which are really fun to climb. You can also do sand boarding, wildlife spotting and hiking through the lovely trails.
Whitefish Dunes Beach
Whitefish Dunes Beach (Whitefish Dunes State Park) is probably one of the best beaches on Lake Michigan for a family beach vacation.
Whitefish Dunes Beach is located in Sturgeon Bay in Door County (see places to visit in Door County), and it’s an absolutely gorgeous 3 mile-long beach!
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Silver Beach is located in St Joseph Michigan and it’s another of the best beaches on Lake Michigan for a fun beach vacation.
Silver Beach boasts a wide sandy beach so, you can enjoy a ton of beach activities like beach volleyball and kite surfing.
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By the way, there is also a nice carousel on Broad Street where you can take kids (daddies too!) for inexpensive rides.
North Avenue Beach
North Avenue Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Chicago's Lincoln Park, and one of the biggest beaches on Lake Michigan.
If you’re looking to do water sports like speedboating, surfing and jet skiing, North Avenue Beach is definitely one of the best beaches on Lake Michigan for this.
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Another great thing about North Avenue Beach is that it’s only 10 minutes drive from downtown Chicago attractions!
If you love nature, West Beach is definitely one of the best beaches on Lake Michigan to enjoy the outdoor experience.
West Beach is located in Indiana and it’s a relatively quite retreat where you can enjoy activities like bird spotting, fishing, climbing and hiking through the tall sand dunes.
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Bradford Beach Milwaukee is definitely one of the most happening places along the western shore of Lake Michigan and the place to be if you’re a beach volleyball fan!
Bradford Beach boasts a beach volleyball series every year (between May 21 and September 17) which features reggae music, wine tasting events, beach parties, charity events, as well as the Milwaukee Air Show (August 6-7), which you wouldn’t want to miss for the world!
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