WHAT TO DO THERE: Whether you're looking for a relaxing day in the sand or an adrenaline rush with a surfboard, there's no better place to spend a day than Frankfort Beach. Frankfort is known as one of the best surfing spots in northern Michigan. Grab your board and catch a wave when the weather's right.
WHAT TO BRING: Drinking water, a cooler with food and snacks, sunscreen, blankets/towels, swimwear, kites, sand toys, surfboards, SUPs, kayaks.
OPTIONAL SIDE TREK: Take a drive north up M-22 to check out Point Betsie Lighthouse, or check out the more secluded beach in the neighboring town of Elberta.
KICK IT UP A NOTCH: Try your hand at surfing or kiteboarding to experience what this beach is truly all about, or bike along the Betsie Valley Trail. Rent a board or bike at the Beachnut Surf Shop in Frankfort and they'll get you where you need to go!
TIPS: Hungry? Walk to the plethora of food options in Frankfort, including local favorites like Stormcloud Brewing Company and grab a growler of libations to go.