Want to see the real beauty along Michigan's Northwest coast? This
Chicago traveler says to do it by bicycle, take your time, and don't
miss M119's Tunnel of Trees.
In the mitten-shaped state of Michigan, there is
perhaps no prettier roadway than the squiggly one up north bordering the
outer tip of the state's ring finger. That's state Route 119.
It's formally known as the Tunnel of Trees, and as charming as that may
sound, the moniker does not adequately describe the beauty of this
narrow, twisting stretch of highway that lovingly hugs the northeastern
shore of Lake Michigan, starting in the one-time lumber hamlet of Cross
Village and ending all too soon in the fashionable Gatsbyesque land of
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