First Time Visitor

  • Welcome to Pure Michigan

    Welcome to Pure Michigan

    Tom Daldin, host of the Emmy award winning PBS series “Under the Radar” introduces first-time visitors to Michigan. Urban adventures, outdoor enthusiasts and foodies alike will be greeted by Michigan’s cool cities, unspoiled natural resources and exploding farm-to-fork movement. Take your vacation to the next level that is Pure Michigan.

  • Just as you may be discovering Michigan for the first time, there is much to explore on the newly redesigned site as well. Add accommodations, attractions and restaurants to the trip planner feature to create a custom itinerary for your visit to Michigan. Don’t know where to start your planning?

    To help plan your adventure, peruse the Hot Spot listings, use the Trip Planner which allows you to easily build your personal itinerary or check out festivals, exhibits and performances happening across Michigan on the statewide events calendar. Be sure to stop by the Pure Michigan blog to read first-hand experiences of other travelers and Michigan enthusiasts. You will quickly find that Michigan has an abundance to offer. If you love taking warm weather photos, consider sharing them on Twitter or Instagram with the #PureMichigan hashtag or on Pure Michigan's Facebook page with over 560,000 fans.

    Fall offers a cornucopia of experiences-- a crisp walk on the beach, hiking or kayaking through kaleidoscopes of crimson and gold, crunching into that perfect orchard apple, quenching your thirst with an autumn microbrew, watching the quintessential Indian summer sunset from voter’s most beautiful place in America.

    So dig in and feel the warm sand between your toes—welcome to Pure Michigan.