Beaver Island along with fellow Great Likes Islands Alliance member Washington Island have both been picked as top road trip destinations for the COVID-19 era by Chicago Magazine.
The antithesis of more touristy Great Lakes destinations (looking at you, Traverse City), Beaver Island is an uncrowded natural oasis with friendly locals and a totally relaxed vibe.Chicago Magazine
The article features the Beaver Island Retreat and mentions the island tradition of waiving. Other places on the list include Leland’s Fishtown, Marquette and Isle Royal. You can read the article here: