Paradise Shores Cabins

8442 N. Whitefish Point Road

Paradise, MI 49768
(906) 492-3320

On Whitefish Bay of Lake Superior


Paradise Shores Cabins is a 12 cabin resort on the shores of Whitefish Bay of Lake Superior. The resort is located 1000' from downtown Paradise, just north of the blinking light. The drive is lined with log cabins on each side leading down to a bluff that overlooks Lake Superior. The foothills or mountains of Canada, 25 miles distant, can be seen across the waters of Whitefish Bay. The shipping lanes of Whitefish Bay fall within the deeper waters of Canada. Distant ore boat traffic can be seen from the resort. Occasionally local commercial fishermen can be observed tending to their gill nets off shore. You should know when you request “Whitefish” at a local restaurant, it is fresh. Our eastern exposure across the bay provides you with unparalleled sunrises to enjoy with your morning coffee. Everyone seems to comment how close the stars appear at night and a full moon across the bay brings out the cameras.


The protected waters of Whitefish Bay of Lake Superior provide for much earlier swimming than what you may have thought. Water temperatures in the shallow resort waters are not to be confused with that of Lake Superior's south shoreline and its unprotected northern exposure.

The lake has an easy-on-the-feet sand bottom and crystal clear Lake Superior water. Take out one of our inner tubes for a lazy sun-warmed float.

Each cabin has its own picnic table, fire pit, and charcoal-burning grill. You provide your own charcoal and starter fluid. We provide bonfire wood for sale at the resort. For outside summer activities we have a badminton/volleyball court, a tether ball, and basketball net. Sawmill Creek is across the street from the resort with a flowing stream, grills, tables, and a short nature walk.

Paradise is designated as the "Blueberry Capital of Michigan". This is where you go to pick blueberries and we'll point out some "hot spots" for you. Our Blueberry Festival in August draws large crowds.

Whitefish Point has also been acknowledged by the state to be the "Cranberry Capital of Michigan".

The Tahquamenon River empties into Lake Superior 3 miles south of Paradise. This is a Walleye, Pike, and Musky River. An interesting river, it has virtually no current. The musky pictured below was caught in the Tahquamenon River below the Lower Falls. A canoe trip from the Lower Falls to the River mouth is 17 miles. Allow for a minimum of 6 hours on the River. A private vender is currently providing canoe rentals and a spotting service for area inland lakes as well as the Tahquamenon River.

Lower Tahquamenon Falls

Paradise and the Tahquamenon Falls Area are most noted as a beautiful natural area. Commercial attractions to compare with any area. . . Yes. . . But miles of hiking trails for those wishing to work up a sweat. If you're not a trail person, there are endless miles of lovely Lake Superior shoreline for you to explore. And if you are into lighthouses, we have 3 within 50 miles of the Resort.



We eagerly look forward to Spring. Coast Guard cutters make their presence known on the bay’s ice field in late March and the Great Lakes ore boat season starts with the opening of the Soo Locks. The Visitors Center at the locks offers an obse rvation deck for viewing of the large boats (up to 1000’ long) passing through. You are close enough to see the faces of the crews. Agate hunters (rocks) anticipate the withdrawal of the shoreline ice to find the first treasures of the spring. Anglers co me to town with their boats preparing for fishing on the Tahquamenon River or one of our inland lakes.

Summer, as it is everywhere, is prime time for family vacations. We are in the “Bulls Eye“ of so many attractions with our central location. Whether is a day-trip out of the resort or simply laying on ou r beach, this is where you want to be. It is not uncommon for a family to book for just a short visit only to find they wish they had booked a longer reservation. Weekly reservations are in big demand.


In Autumn, the crowds taper off, the pace slows, and the nights become cooler. Campfire smoke is in the evening air and the night stars actually seem closer.

Autumn in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is special. The hardwoods come alive in color and even the evergreens take a bow. Tahquamenon Falls is breathtaking. This indeed is the place to be!

 What are the cabins like?

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about each of our cabins.

All cabins come with fully furnished kitchens with full size refrigerators and propane gas ranges. There are microwaves, automatic coffee pots, and toasters. We provide a generous amount of cookware, dishes, etc. so all you need to bring are your groceries.

All beds are set up with quality linens and blankets, however, towels are not provided. Please bring your own beach towels, bath towels, and kitchen towels along for your stay.

Cabins are not serviced during your stay. All Cabins are winterized and have furnaces for our cold weather guests and the seasonable cool evening hours. All cabins are carpeted and have comfortable living room furniture. Bathrooms have fiberglass showers with glass doors.


The two lakefront cabins have real wood burning stone fireplaces. Seasoned firewood is available to purchase at the resort. The wood is also available for the fire pits.

Please remember that firewood should not be brought into the Upper Peninsula due to the many harmful bugs we find in our woods today and the states attempt to control their introduction into our forest.

How You Find Us
We are easy to find. Coming from the south you'll be crossing a major attraction in itself, the Mackinac Bridge. After crossing the Bridge, you will exit off I-75 at exit 352 onto Highway M-123, which will bring you into Paradise. There is just one traffic light in town. Go straight through that blinking light continuing north on Whitefish Point Road. We are 1/8 mile from that light on the right hand side.

If you are coming from the west, you will take M-123 north out of Newberry. You will come to that same light. Turn left on Whitefish Pointe Road. (Map)

Paradise Shores Cabins in Paradise is a great family resort.
Generations have continued to return and spend quality time with us. Whether it's a family holding their reunions here, honeymooners, or whatever.

We take pride in our resort and understand the importance of your well-deserved vacation with 12 cabins available for rent and being the largest log cabin resort in the area.

Sorry, No Pets are allowed on the premises.

For reservations, availability, and information
Call Paradise Shores Cabins at 906 - 492 - 3320

Attractions you might like to visit while you are staying at Paradise Shores Cabins

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