Your Guide to Michigan’s Stunning Tunnel of Trees

Because of the changing colors, fall is one of the best times to experience the stunning Tunnel of Trees in Michigan.

The Tunnel of Trees is the common name for a scenic portion of the winding State Highway 119, known locally as M119. It stretches for almost 20 miles along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Before you start heading that way, we have a few more things you need to know. We’ll fill in a few more blanks so you can sit back and enjoy the view.

The surrounding forest is incredibly diverse. Instead of a single specie, you’ll see many varieties of hardwoods and evergreens, including old-growth pines. 

Types of Trees Along the Road 

It should take you at least 40 minutes to complete the route, but that’s without any stops at all. You’ll discover so much to enjoy in the area.

How Long Does It Take to Go Through the Tunnel of Trees?  

During the autumn months, you can expect a blaze of multiple colors along the Tunnel of Trees. 

Best Time to Drive Through the Tunnel of Trees

If you’ve wanted to try some authentic Polish cuisine, here’s an unforgettable setting for it in Cross Village. While enjoying a breathtaking view from a bluff over Lake Michigan.

Legs Inn 

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