Think Warm Thoughts With These 10 Photos From The 2015 Spring/Summer Travel Guide

While our Pure Michigan winter wonderland is still in full swing, think warm thoughts by planning your summer vacation with the newly released 2015 Official State Travel Guide. This free guide, printed in Midland, highlights a variety of attractions and activities to enjoy across the state throughout this spring and summer.

The full color publication will also be offered in a digital edition, which will allows you to access the guide right from your computer, tablet or smartphone. The digital version offers interactive features, including videos, slideshows and a real-time feed of travel stories from our blog.

Feature stories in this year's spring/summer guide include National Treasures, featuring Michigan’s five national parks, 10 Ways to Love Lake Huron, My Kind of Beach to help visitors find their perfect Michigan beach and Golf Style highlighting golf courses throughout the state. Other stories in the guide highlight Detroit, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, paddling the Au Sable River and pet friendly destinations.

You can request a copy of the 2015 Official State Travel Guide on michigan.org or by calling toll-free at (888) 784-7328. The guide will also be available at the 14 Michigan Welcome Centers across the state. 

Here’s a sneak peek at a few of the beautiful photographs featured in the guide to get us thinking spring in Pure Michigan!

Overlooking Tahquamenon Falls




Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Terri Ketcham Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Per Breiehagen


Lovers Leap.  Kayaking along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore




Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Terri Ketcham ' Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Jason Lindsey


Tall Ships at the Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven




102115795 Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Johnny Quirin


Aerial view of Keweenaw National Historic Park




Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Terri Ketcham Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Bob Stefko


Silver Lake Sand Dunes ORV Park




Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Terri Ketcham Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Jason Lindsey


Bayview Mackinac Yacht Race off Mackinac Island




Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Terri Ketcham Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Jason Lindsey


Windmill Island Gardens in Holland, MI




Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Terri Ketcham Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Johnny Quirin


Castle Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula




Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Terri Ketcham Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Jason Lindsey


Turnip Rock near Port Austin




Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Johnny Quirin Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Johnny Quirin


Enjoying the day at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore




Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Terri Ketcham Photo courtesy of Midwest Living/Tony Demin



Where in Pure Michigan are you planning to visit this spring or summer?