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Lake St. Clair: Discover Your Paradise

Posted on August 21, 2015

The Circle Tour

Until you discover Lake St. Clair, its rivers surrounding and surrounding waterways—and the great dining, shopping and recreational opportunities that abound here—you just don’t know what you’ve been missing.

With 440 square miles and more than 160 miles of shoreline, Lake St. Clair offers visitors to its shores and region a multitude of scenic roads, pristine waterways and amazing destinations to explore. Because Lake St. Clair is a hidden jewel just waiting to be discovered (or rediscovered).

The Lake St. Clair Circle the Lake Tour Map is available at most Michigan Visitor’s Centers and at marinas, restaurants, shops, parks and many other locations throughout the region. The map is your connection to the “best of the best” destinations and attractions where you’ll discover the most entertaining, interesting and delicious experiences along the shores of this freshwater gem. And you will find our website, TourLakeStClair.org, is a superb complement to the map, as it offers regular updates on news, events and activities going on around the lake.  You’ll want to keep your map handy in your car or boat as your official guide that ready to lead you on tours of major destinations from the Blue Water Bridge to the Ambassador Bridge. It lists the top destinations and attractions and directs visitors along the best routes for navigating the roads, ferries and international border crossings that are part of your adventure. Note also that numbered destinations are organized starting from #1, Lake St. Clair Metropark, the top destination for public access, and running clockwise around the lake and river system. So, go ahead:  plan your excursion by boat, car, RV, kayak, canoe or by foot—whatever your means, you’ll discover this is a lake and an area of many riches!

Top 99 Destinations, Attractions & Marinas

The Top Destinations and Attractions shown in this map are places we’ve identified where you’re likely to find the best experiences across a broad range of interests. Some show visitors how they can actually get out on the lakes and rivers, while others offer opportunities to enjoy the views, tastes, smells and sounds from shoreline. With the Lake St. Clair Circle the Lake Tour map, you’ll discover what fish are biting where, you can find out where to take a leisurely cruise, enjoy a cup of coffee, savor a new craft beer, find a new or used boat, shop for nautical gear, gifts or décor, discover a new spot have a drink and see live music, learn which park to take the kids to and so much more.  If you’re looking for a summer home for your boat, and a place to store in the winter, we can help with that, too. AND you’ll find even more on our website:TourLakeStClair.org

And stay tuned as the Lake St. Clair Circle Tour signage begins to appear along St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River, as our partnerships expand with other Michigan and Ontario communities, cities and towns!