Tahquamenon Falls via Paradise
The shortest route to Tahquamenon Falls is a leisurely drive from Paradise, MI, gateway to the Tahquamenon. The Upper Tahquamenon Falls is the second largest waterfall east of the Mississippi River. The Tahquamenon Falls fame was noted in the “Song of Hiawatha” by Longfellow. Paradise is only 11 miles to the Lower and Upper Falls and is picturesquely located on the shore of Lake Superior’s Whitefish Bay. Tahquamenon Falls and Paradise are open year round. From the voluminous flowage of spring runoff through the bright days of summer, brilliant colors of fall, topped off by the spectacular ice sculpturing of the Upper Falls; each season has its own beauty. Four seasons of outdoor activities, dining and accommodations may be enjoyed by all. Remember to visit the Whitefish Point Bird Observatory and the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. For more information contact the Paradise Area Tourism Council, PO Box 64, Paradise, MI 49768.