6016 Martha St., Indian River, MI 49749
(231) 881-7863 · david@glecenter.com

Exploring the "Great Waters" Region of Michigan

The "Great Waters" Region of Michigan is where the Lakes Michigan, Huron, and Superior meet.  Our tour area encompasses Northern Lower Michigan and the Eastern Half of the Upper Pennisula of Michigan.

Our home base in "Up North" Indian River, Michigan, is the southern gateway to the "Great Waters" Region.

We provide exciting outdoor adventure tours which inspire our guests to "explore the Great Waters Region" of   Michigan and to become enthralled with the Great Lakes, Northern Michigan, and its communities.

We are an “Eco-Adventure” enterprise which employs sustainable tourism practices by involving local businesses and communities, thereby benefiting all.  Our adventures include the history, geology, wildlife and fauna of the areas traveled.

As the southern gateway to the "Great Waters" Region, Indian River, Michigan, is ideally situated on:

- The North Central State Recreational Trail consisting of a 62 mile rail to trail bike/hike path from Gaylord to Mackinaw City.

- The famous Inland Waterway, a 38 mile chain of rivers and lakes cutting across Northern Lower Michigan from Petoskey to Lake Huron.

- The 105,000 acre Pigeon River Country State Forest, and the 80 mile High Country Pathway which encompasses the beautiful Pigeon River and Pigeon River Valley.

- As the southern gateway to the "Great Waters" Region of Michigan our tours travel the Great Lakes inland shoreline from Munising to Sault Ste. Marie on Lake Superior, the Les Cheneaux Islands and the communities of Cedarville, Hessel, St Ignace and Mackinac Island on Lake Huron to Manistique on Lake Michigan.

We offer a great variety of day or extended overnight outdoor adventure tours for you to enjoy at all skill levels with any combination of biking, kayaking, and hiking. We offer everything from fully-supported Inn-to-Inn outdoor adventure bicycle tours to do it on your own with limited "SAG" support.  It’s your adventure!  Do it your way.

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JOIN US the “Up North Guys” as we “explore the Great Waters Region" of Michigan.

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Sand Bar

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Bob-Lo Island Lighthouse