7 Can’t-Miss Colorful Scenic Drives in West Michigan This Fall

West Michigan Pike From Buchanan to Mears

This roadway was the first in the state to be paved for tourism specifically, so it’s a historic route.

You have a chance to visit some award-winning wineries and breweries before you get to St. Joseph. 

Buchanan & St. Joseph

The Silver Beach Carousel, a historic, restored merry-go-round.

Here, you can see Little Sable Point Lighthouse on the Lake Michigan shoreline and enjoy everything that Silver Lake State Park has to offer, particularly the Silver Lake Sand Dunes.

Whitehall & Mears

The rural, scenic roads are awesome for viewing the colorful leaves.


This might be the most exciting time to end a road trip in Lansing because autumn is football season.


Check out the popular Gilmore Car Museum, which is all about automobiles.

Hickory Corners

Grand Ledge

Grand Ledge, which got its name from the 60-foot high sandstone ledges along the Grand River.

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