Want to have a beach vacation that offers world class scuba diving, secluded beaches and unlimited water sports? This may sound like somewhere in the Caribbean, but a summer in Northern Michigan offers that! Michigan is blessed with four of the five great lakes, all of which create water lovers’ playgrounds for adventurers.

Michigan is the perfect place for water sports. There are some exciting water sports in Northern Michigan as follows. Let’s check out and see which activities should you try when visiting Northen Michigan.

You don’t have to leave the mainland to enjoy your Caribbean vacation. These underwater adventures will help you make the most of your summer in Northern Michigan. So grab a glass of margarine, put an umbrella into the cup, sit back and enjoy the incredible underwater adventures in the Caribbean that you can do in UP.

Scuba diving

If you want to feel like you’re heading to the Caribbean, an island escape is a great way to set the mood. Beaver Island is the largest island in Lake Michigan and has water sports, sunset dinners and deserted beaches. The trip to Beaver Island took us on an adventure on the islands with Mike Weede of Paradise Bay Charters, where we dived to explore some old wrecks.

The Great Lake is a mecca for scuba diving because countless boats litter the lake bed. Visibility has increased over the years due to the zebra mussels clinging to ships from the European Caspian Sea. The ships that once sat in the murky fog now sit in clear water with views of up to 100 feet.

After a day on the water, head to Beaver Island Lodge for a sunset dinner with an innovative menu designed by Chef James Mason. This local dish offers pairs of wine and creative cocktails with their menu.