Curley Lewis Memorial Highway

Cruise down this beautiful scenic stretch of highway, and enjoy the miles of winding lakeshore. Starting South of Paradise and continuing to the South of Sault St. Marie, the 33 mile Curley Lewis Memorial Highway is the perfect scenic route for anyone wanting to experience one of Michigan’s most beautiful Great Lakes scenic drives. The road takes you, the traveler, through gentle curves and slight hills as you travel past Point Iroquois Lighthouse, historic Mission Hill Overlook, Pendill’s Creek Fish Hatchery, beautiful Whitefish Bay, and much more along the coast of Lake Superior. As you make your way, don’t be surprised if you give into the temptation to stop for a swim in the pristine waters or just walk the seemingly endless sandy beaches. Keep an eye on the horizon, the Curley Lewis Memorial Highway hosts great locations for freighter viewing, and offers the perfect chance to change the routine enhancing any trip through Tahquamenon Country.

  • Recreational Offerings:
    • Swimming
    • Hiking
    • Paddling
    • Scenic turnouts
    • Motorcycling

The relaxation and worry-free feeling you’ll get as the fresh breeze coming off Lake Superior surrounds you, making your way past miles of sandy shores and captivating sights.

Tahquamenon Scenic Byway

Tahquamenon Rivermouth Unit
Distance: 6 miles
Travel Time: 8 Minutes

Eckerman Pond
Distance: 10 miles
Travel Time: 14 Minutes

Whitefish Point Bird Observatory
Distance: 21 miles
Travel Time: 38 Minutes