The world’s longest timber-towered suspension bridge is officially open to the public, and it’s sure to be an exhilarating feat, hanging a daunting 118 feet above a vast valley.
Located about five hours from the city, it’s the perfect spot for a thrill-seeking day trip. Located at Boyne Mountain Resort just north of Traverse City, MI, SkyBridge Michigan is open to the public and ready to cross.
The approximately 1,200-foot-long bridge offers a unique and exhilarating experience perfect for the adrenaline seekers out there– or anyone looking to tackle their fear of heights.
It’s easy enough to make this a day trip or plan a weekend excursion, as the bridge is only 350 miles away, a fast enough car ride if you have the right snacks and a playlist queued up.
At the resort, take a chairlift to the top of the mountain and get ready to embark on a scenic, and thrilling adventure– making your way across the suspension bridge! Surrounded by the gorgeous Boyne Valley, take in the sights around you and if you dare, glance down through a portion of the clear glass paneled flooring for a chance to see a can’t miss view of the valley over 118 feet below.
The bridge is actually open year-round, with all encompassing views offered during every season.A t night, the bridge is illuminated for all to see. SkyBridge Michigan is open from 10 AM to 8:30 PM through October 31st. After that, from November 4th to December 4th, the bridge will be open on Fridays and Saturdays only before opening daily starting December 9th.
If you’ve worked up an appetite crossing the longest timber suspension bridge, head on over to the Eagles Nest, a mountain top eatery offering an array of sandwiches, soups, burgers, and a fall bar.
PS: Tickets are valid for the whole day, so you’re able to cross the bridge as many times as you want. Tickets are $20 for seniors 70 and above, $25 for adults ages 11-69, $15 for children three to 10 years old, and kids under two get in free. Grab your tickets here. https://www.boynemountain.com/skybridge-michigan
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