PORT SANILAC, MI - Port Sanilac, located about 90 minutes northeast of downtown Detroit, is tucked away in the natural splendor of Michigan's East Ports area. Due to its strategic location, this is the perfect little getaway if you want to take a break from the city noises.
Find out the things you can do in Port Sanilac.
1. Delve into the history
Port Sanilac is home to several historic landmarks such as the lighthouse that was built in 1886 and the Sanilac County Historical Village and Museum. You can also stop by at the oldest running hardware store in Michigan.
2. Kayak through the water trail
Those who are experienced in sea kayaking should consider kayaking through The Water Trail. Along the shore, you will see campsites and rest areas. Since its existence relies on public support, it is maintained by The Tip of The Thumb Heritage Water Trail and Huron County Parks.
3. Go fishing
Even if you’re not into it, you should give fishing a try while you’re in Port Sanilac as it is a well-known fishing destination. The DNR boat is the perfect place to take off from where you can also clean your fish afterward with adequate equipment.
4. Explore the deep waters
In 1913, the shores of Lake Huron were hit by one of the deadliest storms in history. As a result, 19 ships were destroyed and sank. Sign up for a diving session with Double-Action Dive Charters to see the shipwrecks.
5. Enjoy the peace and breeze while sailing
It goes without saying that Port Sanilac is one of the absolute best places to go sailing. Make your trip in Sanilac memorable by taking sailing classes, offered by the Compass Point Veteran Outreach. As the Georgian Bay and North Channel are only several ways, you will enjoy the peace and breeze along the way.
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