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Swimming

Swimming may be the best way to feel like you’re at one with the Great Lakes. Let the waters envelop your body as you float amongst breathtaking natural landscapes.



Come on in, the water’s fine.


Swimming in the Great Lakes region is an obvious and must-do activity. The clean, fresh waters of the lakes offer amazing swimming opportunities, whether you are cooling off on a hot summer day, or jumping in and out during a polar bear dip (icy, annual traditions when brave individuals jump into frigid oceans and lakes, often for charity). While the ocean waters are incredible, nothing compares to a swim in these fresh, wave-filled inland seas. Yes, the Great Lakes have waves! Not as intense as ocean waves with the added bonus of no sharks or jellyfish. The region also boasts some incredible sandy and rocky beaches to relax on after a dip. So what are you waiting for? Grab your suit and towel and jump in!

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Whether you are looking for a fun family vacation by the beach or an adventurous portage through back-country, the Great Lakes offer something for everyone.

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