An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 7, 2021
Discover the Historic Side of Sleeping Bear
Combine the fun of biking with discovery of local lore and history! Ride the rural landscape and get a close-up guided tour of the area’s history imagining life in the early 19th century.
Biking Historic Sleeping Bear
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 Miles: Approx. 5.5 miles
Cost: $25 per adult/ $15 per child ages 10-17
Explore the cultural landscape of Sleeping Bear and its 19th century heritage as we ride the Heritage Trail and scenic, rural roads in the heart of Port Oneida past farms and pastures. Enjoy seven stops of interest, unique views of Lake Michigan, and get inside some of the farm buildings. On this leisurely paced ride, hear about folk lore, harrowing stories of shipwrecks and pirates, and how the land was used through time. A good balance of stops and narration along the way. The tour starts and ends at the Port Oneida Heritage Center. Group discount available. (Photo credit: Glen Arbor Sun)