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Michigan's Scenic Route 31

65.8 miles: 1 hours, 19 minutes

Lush green hills cozy up to quiet farmlands, creating a peaceful setting on the shores of Lake Michigan. Most of Michigan’s Scenic Route 31 is rural, featuring orchards and vineyards, but the byway also sports a few quaint resort towns like Charlevoix. Slow down and enjoy the serene atmosphere.


Michigan’s Scenic Route 31 travels along the Lake Michigan shore through northern forests, parks and charming resort towns with Victorian houses. The pastoral settings along two-lane US 31 feature inland lakes, farmland and vineyards, and the fall foliage makes leaf-peeping a delight.


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