Beaches

  • America's freshwater Riviera

    On the gorgeous beaches of Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois, everyone can find a spot in the sun.

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  • Agates in Moose Lake

    Every year in July, Moose Lake introduces budding rockhounds to the thrill of the hunt.

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  • Grand sand

    Along Lake Michigan, the Sleeping Bear Dunes are a giant playground for families.

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  • 20 great beaches in lakes country

    In the land of lakes, it's not hard to find a place to play.

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  • How to find an agate

    North Shore beaches are pretty, but gravel pits yield more treasure.

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  • Dunes of Duluth

    At the foot of Lake Superior, a windswept spit of sand draws beach bums and boat nerds.

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  • Beaches of Minnesota's North Shore

    Agate-hunters, storm-watchers and picnickers all want to be close to the edge.

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  • Swimming in Superior

    If you're lucky, you can take a refreshing dip in Lake Superior — no wetsuit required.

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