Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was voted The Most Beautiful Place in America by viewers of ABC's "Good Morning America." Nominations were made in June, and the field eventually was narrowed to 10. Sleeping Bear was up against Newport, R.I.; Cape Cod, Mass.; Point Reyes, Calif.; Aspen, Colo.; Sedona, Ariz.; Destin, Fla.; Asheville, N.C.; Lanikai Beach, Hawaii; and Grand Teton National Park, Wyo.
Watch the "Good Morning America" segment in which Sleeping Bear was announced as "The Most Beautiful Place in America."
Watch Chef Mario Batali featured on the program through Skype from his home near Northport, talking about food from the area.