Great Lakes News

Great Lakes News

Great Lakes Destinations Vying for “8th Wonder”


Saugatuck Harbor Natural Area in Saugatuck, Michigan is currently in the running to be named the “8th Wonder of the World.” It ranks in the top 50 contenders out of 350 nominations worldwide. 

Other Great Lakes nominees include: The Thousand Islands of Upstate New York; Traverse City, Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore; the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; the Glacial Grooves of Kelleys Island, Ohio; Milwaukee Art Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania; and Fathom Five National Marine Park in Tobermory, Ontario, Canada. 

The contest is open until September 30. To vote, visit

Photo by Erin Wilkinson

South Shore JUN17