Mary Ann LaCourse loves sugar more than most people, but not just because she has a sweet tooth. The Frankenlust Township resident, who was crowned as the very first queen of the Michigan Sugar Festival in Sebewaing in 1965, also understands the importance of the sugar industry in this area.
Longest pedestrian suspension bridge...The Croswell Swinging Bridge. An informative history plaque near this bridge mentions that the bridge was built in 1905 to facilitate easy foot travel of workers to the nearby Michigan Sugar Company sugar factory, today run by Pioneer Sugar.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore was named "the most beautiful place in America" in 2011. Enjoy it to its ultimate degree when you stay at Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast, just steps from Sleeping Bear Dunes, Lake Michigan's sugar sand beaches -- not to mention its cosmopilitan village shops and upscale eateries. Enjoy luxurious lodgings just a ray of morning sunshine away from a gourmet breakfast and close to great up-north recreation.