It's no secret to Michiganders that our beaches are awesome, but it's still cool to see them nationally recognized. Not one, but two Michigan beaches placed in a national ranking of the best freshwater beaches -- and one even nabbed the top spot!
The forecast for the holiday weekend calls for sunshine and heat. Many of us will consider heading to one of Michigan's many beaches. But before you grab your sunscreen, cooler and the family...double check to make sure your beach of choice is open.
Are there any spots around Michigan that you can go swimming au natural? Maybe. Here are 5 possible clothing-optional beaches in Michigan.
NOTE: We should say right at the outset that this list is for entertainment purposes only and you should be aware of Michigan's public indecency law, which provides that indecent exposure is a crime punishable by up to 1 year in jail and/or $1000 fine...
Grand Haven State Park held the lead for quite a bit... but somehow, just got edged out and ended up the No. 2 Best Freshwater Beach in the U.S. according to a USA Today and 10 Best Poll.
Michigan did have the most beaches in the running, though, with six beaches among the 20 that readers could choose from.
C'mon, this is The Great Lakes State! If we're talking about the top freshwater beaches in the country, of course Michigan is going dominate!
Grand Haven State Park and five other Michigan beaches are in the running for "Best Freshwater Beach" in a USA Today and 10 Best reader's poll.
Grand Rapids and West Michigan get lots of national attention. From Beer City to one of the happiest places in the country, the place we call home is touted on the internet and in magazines. And here's another example of that.