Michigan Motorcycle Roads and Trips

If you're looking for motorcycle rides featuring lake scenery, Michigan (MI) may be your best bet! The Great Lakes State is wrapped in wonderful Great Lakes scenery as it lies nestled between four of the five American great lakes. This picturesque positioning results in Michigan boasting 3,288 miles of shoreline ... more than both California and Florida and second in length only to Alaska! In between these shorelines motorcycle riders will find countless farms, mills, wineries, and other popular attractions. The topography of the state is generally level yet rises to about 1,600 ft in the lower peninsula and 1,800 ft in the upper peninsula.




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February 3, 2015
Great views as you drive next to the Grand River for most of this route on less traveled roads.
Nice, quieter roads with decent curves and dips. Usually very well maintained. Butterworth may have some loose gravel occasionally
Ride southwest out of Grand Rapids via Butterworth ave. Then take a right on to Route 11 (Wilson Ave Southwest). Then a...
February 1, 2015
Mill ponds,Creek Birch Lake hills,woods,
it is all good roads till you hit Harvey Street then you have some uneven pavement and patches, and it is all...
Off of US 12, 2 miles east of union, turn left on Birch Road and it takes you north through trees and...
January 13, 2015
This is along the Ausable River National forest following the river. Mixed trees maybe about 40% pines but great views of the...
Road has been repaved almost all the way! There are many sweeping turns and hills and a few sharp turns.
Mio north on 33 to McKinley Rd (Great winding and hilly road.) go east till you get to Ausable/Aspen Valley Rds Make...
January 12, 2015
Valley Road is very scenic with old farms, and wooded hillsides on each side.
The remainder of the route is through cottage...
The first half has many gentle sweeping turns with good road conditions.
US -31 is in very good condition though rather straight....
From Kalkaska, MI:
M-72 West to Valley Road {4 miles} turn right {North}.
Valley Road North {15 Miles} all the way into...
July 16, 2014
The Scenery is beautiful. The ride is short-but if you're in the area it makes for a nice little chunk of road...
Mostly flat and pretty well maintained for a Michigan road.
Start in Leonard MI at the intersection of Leonard and Rochester Roads. Head south around the twists for Lakeville Lake, ending at...
April 21, 2014
Plenty of trees and wildlife so take care when traveling this stretch. Beautiful scenery of you love Michigan outdoors.
There a a few spots where you should pay attention but overall the roads are very good. At or near the towns...
Start at the M46 M37 instersection and head north on M37. This will take around Half Moon Lake where there is Casnovia...
December 3, 2013
Some of Michigan's Finest. In the summer months or Autumn ride is just incredible. Lots of tress. Great smell. This past summer...
Really no issues at all. Appears to be well maintained.
In Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The road is M-28 and starts in Munsing and heads east to Newberry.
January 12, 2013
Terrific scenery going from hardwood forests to towering pines, through farmlands orchards and lake shores. The highlights being the roads themselves.
Good twisties around the Allegan Dam, smoothing out in the 55mph sections. Then lots of turns again along the scenic Lake Michigan...
Starting off in the city of Allegan smack dab in the middle of Allegan county where m-40 and M-89 meet.

Start...
November 19, 2012
The route takes you through a picturesque setting, with the tree lined road way. There are plenty of little dirt road parks...
Lots of smooth curves and some small hills. Speed limit is set to 40 for the entire length and there is only...
Start on Ford Rd in Dearborn Heights and head West. Take exit to Hines Dr. Follow Edward Hines Drive signs for complete...
August 26, 2012
Travels the shore of whitefish bay, with a number of federal turn outs for viewing the shoreline of whitefish bay. Other things...
Its a quiet country road, it has a grassy shoulder with few to no stones. Surface has some cracks that are well...
Starts or ends 11 miles south of paradise on M-123

Starts or ends 6 miles south of sault ste marie at...
March 16, 2012
Depending on the time of year this ride can be very nice. A quick tour through Sleepy Hollow is always a nice...
As far as Michigan Roads go this route is better than a lot of them. Many of them have no shoulder, so...
1. Head east on E Clark Rd toward 1st St
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2. Turn left onto Wood Rd
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3. Turn...
November 25, 2011
Not really any special scenery here but this route is about the ride. Mostly rural area with farms. Much more scenic when...
Curves, low traffic and very few intersection stops are why you take this route. Lots of big fast sweepers with little traffic...
This route starts near Gregory goes by Stockbridge and Dansville, and ends in Mason near Lansing, MI. The easy path is to...
September 8, 2011
Although much of the road is just going through the woods, there are some scenic overlooks and one fairly short stretch runs...
This is what makes this the best ride up in the UP (I hesitated to recommend it!). The last stretch was just...
This road starts on the east side of Munising and ends at Grand Marais. Just look for the signs for H58 and...
September 1, 2011
Splitting East and West bay's of lake Michigan this ride is 20 miles to the light house and beach at the end....
The road is a great mix of flat, hills and corners. For the cruzer it is relaxing. For the sport bike rider...
Driving south on US 31 in Traverse City turn North on Peninsula Drive (old mission peninsula). Peninsula drive is an out and...
July 26, 2011
Many areas just have lots of trees, but there are several scenic overlooks; including the Pictured Rocks overlook, about a six mile...
I was told that the last section of paving was completed only a couple of years ago and it shows. It is...
County H58 starts on the east side of Munising, MI and travels through the length of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore to Grand...
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