Michigan's Finest Color Tour Destination!

Think Spring! Find your way to M-22 in Michigan's beautiful northwest Lower Peninsula, and one of the prettiest fall and spring color tours you will ever experience. M-22 is 116 miles of scenic highway winding through the countryside of Benzie, Manistee, and Leelanau Counties. The colors will amaze you, spring, summer or fall! Nostalgic villages, quaint towns, small cities and spectacular vistas are welcoming and offer all you are looking for.
Explore the Lake Michigan shoreline, climb the Sleeping Bear Dunes, discover art galleries, wineries and dining, from distinctive to casual.

M-22 Color Tour in Michigan's northwest lower peninsula.


Travel along M-22 to see for yourself why it was voted as 'The Most Beautiful Place in America" on Good Morning America. Visit our 'Spring Things To Do' list below to see what's happening in the area. More information, such as maps and lodging can be found by visiting our partners' links below.



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you will find events, festivals and much more going on in the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Benzie and Manistee areas. Click on the logos for lodging or 'Calendar of Events' for each area. Maps and additional links can be found on our Fall Color Tour Maps Page!


888-334-8499

Sleeping Bear Dunes - Leelanau
Calendar of Events

Leelanau Wine and Food Festival
Orvis Fly Fishing School
Patriotic Music Free Concert
Meet The Winemakers
Great Lakes Photo Tours
Empire Asparagus Festival
National Cherry Festival
Dune Climb Concert
Traverse City Film Festival

Photography by Take Action Photos and Monte Spanier

800-882-5801

Benzie County
Calendar of Events

Frankfort Farmer's Market
Free Fishing Weekend
Frankfort Craft Fair
Antique Vehicle and Muscle Car Show
Solstice Festival
Nitecrawler Hunt
Take A Kid Fishing
Big Band Concert
Benzie County Garage Sales
Frankfort-Elberta Chamber Annual Medallion Hunt
Benzie Bass Challenge - multiple dates
Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Carnival
Firecracker Run
Pancake Breakfast
Frankfort Lion's Chicken BBQ
Frankfort Farmer's Market
Beulah Art Fair
Manistee County Fair & Chuckwagon Supper & Show
Benzie Sunrise rotary Bike Benzie for Kids
Elberta arts & Crafts Fair
Port city Run
CSA Art Fair
Frankfort Street Sale

Manistee County Visitors Bureau
877-626-4783

Manistee County
Calendar of Events

Hops & Props on the River
Ghost Ship
Scarecrow Convention
Boos, Brews & Brats
Victorian Sleighbell Parade & Old
Christmas Weekend
Sparkle in the Park
Tight Lines for Troops
Spirit of the Woods Folk Music Festival
Manistee National Forest Festival
Bear Lake Days
Kaleva Days
Arcadia Daze
Salmon Splash
Onekama Days
Copemish Heritage Days
Hoxeyville Music Festival
Manistee County Fair
Brethren Days
Green Art Fair