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Tunnel of Trees - M119

South Lakeshore Dr, MI 49737
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A must do for anybody visiting in or around Harbor Springs. Very relaxing drive with amazing views... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lima, Ohio
Ben and Ann

Great drive one to take slowly to really enjoy the views The views are wonderful Would make a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernard E
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“fall colors” (18 reviews)
South Lakeshore Dr, MI 49737
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A must do for anybody visiting in or around Harbor Springs. Very relaxing drive with amazing views of Lake Michigan along the route.

Thank JL1707
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great drive one to take slowly to really enjoy the views The views are wonderful Would make a great fall drive

Thank Bernard E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I drove this about 20 years ago on my motorcycle and have wanted to return ever sense. Its a 40+ mile stretch of road that is barely wide enough for two cars, is completely covered with trees for much of it, and offers some of...More

Thank lucycan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sure this would be a beautiful drive in the fall. Lots of trees, winding road. Lots of houses to look at but no where to pull off to get views of the lake when there is a view.

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I live in a rural area and can think of a half dozen streets with as many trees as this one. Road is also very windy and narrow - 2 cars can barely pass each other. Many spots overlooking the lake but local residents have...More

1  Thank db_victorny
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Expected more, but would still do it again. Do it with an open mind and relax and enjoy the drive. We did it in a small class A RV with no trouble ( despite some advice from others).

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We started at the north end at Cross Village and drove south. Some very beautiful totally covered wooded roadway - for miles!. Pay attention to the highway sing - lots of curves and you can see around then due to the dense trees. Wished it...More

Thank KennyMSQ56
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I love nature and traveling and I have NO idea why anyone would bother to market the "Tunnel of Trees"--except maybe the historic restaurant in Cross Village. The road is narrow and FULL of amateur joggers and bike riders who have no idea of the...More

Thank dixiedually
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Visited 4th of July weekend. I've always wanted to take the drive so we spent Sunday doing just that. Beautiful drive along the shoreline. The road twists and turns through the woods for 20 miles and it's a nice, leisurely drive. There are some nice,...More

Thank HarleyGirl1012
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

A pretty drive, but a little overrated in my opinion. Maybe a fall drive is a lot prettier than a June drive through? I was more sad about how many trees were down and how many lots for sale. Pretty soon, this will no longer...More

Thank Frogs2000
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28 July 2017|
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Response from HarleyGirl1012 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about information center, not that I recall? There are some cute shops to stop at along the way, plus a winery as well.
9 October 2016|
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Response from Griffi54 | Reviewed this property |
The leaves were just starting to change when we were there. I bet the peak time would be this week.