The 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Adventures

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Great Lakes Island Adventure

Loreen Niewenhuis is an author, adventurer, and Great Lakes speaker. She has completed a trilogy of 1,000-mile adventures exploring the Great Lakes and has written three books about the Great Lakes [A 1,000-Mile Walk on the Beach *a Heartland Indie Bestseller*A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Walk *winner of the Great Lakes Great Reads Award*, and A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Island Adventure]. To learn more about her work, or to book her as a speaker, go to

Three years ago I completed my 1,000-mile adventure exploring the islands of 
our Great Lakes.
As I hiked, biked and boated through the region, I saw hundreds of islands, setting foot on many of them.

The story of this journey is in my third book:

Here are some highlights:

Columbine on Washington Island

Stavkirke on Washington Island

Watching over the piping plovers on North Manitou Island

Kayaking the Les Cheneaux Islands

The Apostle Islands

Kayaking the Apostle Islands

Kayaking the Apostle Islands

Hiking Grand Island with my niece and nephew

Chain coral on Manitoulin Island

Kayaking the Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence River

Isle Royale

All of my books are available as audiobooks on

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