Enjoy a Lake Michigan Travel Adventure!
The Lake Michigan Circle Tour is roughly 1,100 miles long and would take around 17 hours (averaging 65 mph) with no stops. It spans four states and connects over 100 lighthouses.
The Lake Michigan Circle Tour is one of the most scenic routes in the United States. As the name implies, the tour follows state highways around Lake Michigan, through Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan. The entire tour is an ambitious undertaking, so for planning purposes, and ease of travel, we are dividing the Lake Michigan Circle Tour into nine regions, with links to the specific Lake Michigan destinations within each region.
Click to get directions for the official Lake Michigan Circle Tour route.
Lake Michigan Travel Regions
Central West Michigan
- Glen Arbor
- Suttons Bay
- Traverse City
- St. Ignace
- East Chicago
- Michigan City