The Great Lake-to-Lake Trails Route #1 Inaugural Ride will bring together cycling enthusiasts for the first time on a 275-mile sightseeing trails adventure from South Haven to Port Huron. Highlighting Michigan’s multi-use trails system and back roads, the Great Lake-to-Lake Trails Route #1 Inaugural Ride cyclists will pedal through award-winning scenery in popular tourist destinations as well as towns off the beaten path. Riders will stay in hotels and inns along the way, flocking to each town during the evening, eager to explore local flavor, culture and eateries.
The ride celebrates the opening of the trail that culminates the unification of 9 counties, 34 municipalities and 42 townships in the state’s first fully-marked destination trail and will help to feature continued national attention on the nation’s leading trail state. The 7-day, 6-night ride begins on the beautiful Lake Michigan beach town, South Haven. The route is connected by 16 individual trails, and these trails go through many popular Michigan destinations, including Kalamazoo, Jackson, Brighton, and Rochester Hills. The ride ends in the historical town of Port Huron, with picturesque views of Lake Huron.
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Thursday, Sep 12: In-person registration at South Haven
Friday, Sep 13: Ride 41 miles from South Haven to Kalamazoo
Saturday, Sep 14: Ride 47 miles from Kalamazoo to Marshall
Sunday, Sep 15: Ride 37 miles from Marshall to Jackson
Monday, Sep 16: Ride 55 miles from Jackson to Green Oak Township
Tuesday, Sep 17: Ride 33 miles from Green Oak Township to Pontiac (spend the night in Auburn Hills)
Wednesday, Sep 18: Ride 61 miles from Auburn Hills to Port Huron
Thursday, Sep 19: Breakfast in Port Huron
Click HERE for a detailed GPS map of the route