Featured Destinations

  • It's time to get outside. Time to get out of long sleeves. Time to go barefoot. Time to set off on a summer adventure. Michigan's diverse summer destinations offer outdoor enthusiasts, families and adventure seekers a chance to escape to the sun-drenched landscapes that relax and rejuvenate us. Like a little air conditioned indoor adventure, too? Museum's, art galleries and shopping provide a respite from the heat while offering their own brand of summer fun. So grab your sunglasses, choose your destination and begin your own summer solstice.


  • Great Lakes Bay Region
    Great Lakes Bay Region

    The destinations of Bay City, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Midland and Saginaw are ready and waiting for you to choose how you'll Go Great.

  • Ann Arbor
    Ann Arbor

    Where art challenges the mind and trying a new taste is always on the menu, Ann Arbor does it up different.

  • Mackinac Island
    Mackinac Island

    Mackinac Island takes you back to a simpler era of grace and leisure. Set sail for picturesque Mackinac Island for a truly special escape.

  • Grand Rapids
    Grand Rapids

    Grand Rapids is the most vibrant downtown between Chicago and Cleveland with easy access to Lake Michigan's Gold Coast of beaches.

  • The Henry Ford
    The Henry Ford

    Discover America’s Greatest History Attraction. 300 years of history makes the Henry Ford the #1 Michigan cultural vacation destination.

  • Traverse City
    Traverse City

    Northern Michigan's spring thaw brings new life: gentle spring breezes blow off the thawed lakes and millions of cherry trees explode with tiny white blossoms.

  • St. Ignace
    St. Ignace

    The gateway to the Upper Peninsula across the mighty Mackinac Bridge, come to St. Ignace for the beach and waterfront right downtown.

  • Detroit

    Detroit's unique collection of attractions, found nowhere else in the world, great sports and vibrant downtown add up to days and nights of fun and excitement.

  • Charlevoix

    Charlevoix is the “up north” vacation you remember. Relax on unspoiled beaches on Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan or view the clear blue water aboard a friendly chartered cruise.

  • Beachtowns

    Laidback, carefree days are still primetime for Michigan's Beachtowns. So dig into the sand - and play along 200 miles of Lake Michigan beaches.

  • Kalamazoo

    Nowhere is the combination of big city energy and small town feel more evident than in Kalamazoo. Take your time and play a while.

  • Mount Bohemia Adventure Resort
    Mount Bohemia Adventure Resort

    Mount Bohemia is an 1,100 acre resort for the outdoor enthusiasts who love being active and the only all-inclusive resort in the Upper Peninsula.

  • Frankenmuth

    Frankenmuth, Michigan's Little Bavaria, welcomes visitors with Bavarian hospitality. Be sure to visit Bronner's, the world's largest Christmas store.

  • Gaylord

    Known as Michigan's Alpine Village, experience Gaylord's Alpine themed shopping district offering visitors a multitude of Downtown Shopping experiences.

  • Tecumseh

    From the beautiful historic homes, the picturesque landscapes to the downtown shopping district, Tecumseh is a great example of small town "America".

  • Mackinaw City
    Mackinaw City

    A great getaway alive with tales of mighty ships, mighty adventurers and the "Mighty Mac." Relive 18th century America at Colonial Michilimackinac.

  • Holland

    Fall in love with Holland. “Go Dutch”--share the wind, share the stories and share the memories.

  • Ypsilanti

    Ypsilanti is a progressive city with a great vibe and arts scene. For the outdoor lovers, you will find golfing, canoeing and natural scenery you can relax in.

  • Sault Ste. Marie
    Sault Ste. Marie

    Well above the 45th parallel, we find Sault Ste. Marie-the Soo-- a land of majestic wilderness and breathtaking shorelines.

  • Blue Water Area
    Blue Water Area

    Discover the Blue Water Area on the shores of Eastern Michigan.

  • Silver Lake Sand Dunes
    Silver Lake Sand Dunes

    Nestled along the shore of Lake Michigan and Silver Lake you’ll find massive sand dunes, perfect for beach buggies and where you can drive your own ORV.

  • Escanaba

    The Escanaba Area is where the journey is the destination. Raft across a freshwater spring, discover over 200 miles of shoreline and play in the outdoor paradise of fresh water bays and four season trails.

  • Jackson

    Build a whole weekend experience in Jackson County, Michigan with its many diverse attractions, things to do and all the outdoor recreation you can handle.

  • Ludington & S.S. Badger
    Ludington & S.S. Badger

    Leave the bottlenecks of your daily journeys behind and set your sights to one of Michigan's most famous travel places.

  • Muskegon

    Bike miles of scenic recreational trails. Spend time in the open air on 26 miles of sugar sand beaches of Lake Michigan. Feel the lake effect in Muskegon County.

  • Michigan Wines
    Michigan Wines

    Michigan is home to more than 100 wineries situated within 15,000 acres of scenic vineyards.

  • Petoskey Area
    Petoskey Area

    The Petoskey Area offers beauty, charm and a touch of sophistication. Offering visitors first-class recreation and abundant natural beauty, a Michigan treasure.  


  • Upper Peninsula
    Upper Peninsula

    The Upper Peninsula is surrounded by three Great Lakes. Slip on comfortable clothes and take in pure fresh air, clear blue skies, and crystal clean waters, it just doesn’t get better than this.

  • Cheboygan Area
    Cheboygan Area

    The Gateway to the Inland Waterway, Cheboygan is your pure passage to summer fun. It's picturesque and a one of a kind boat trip, the way it's meant to be!

  • Michigan's Adventure
    Michigan's Adventure

    Michigan’s Adventure, the largest amusement and water park in the state. Over 60 rides and attractions from thrill rides to kiddie rides, a water park to action water rides.

  • South Haven
    South Haven

    South Haven is where your fall fun begins. Feel the gentle breeze as you leisurely walk the pier of the often-photographed historic lighthouse.

  • Manistique

    Summertime is perfect for a visit to Manistique. Look forty feet deep over the Big Spring at Kitch-it-kipi and stroll the Lake Michigan shoreline on the Boardwalk. Summertime is the perfect place, everyday.

  • Porcupine Mountains
    Porcupine Mountains

    Explore hundreds of spectacular waterfalls. Hike more than 87 miles of recreational trails. The Porcupine Mountains is an outdoor playground.

  • Manistee

    Welcome to Manistee County, home of Lake Michigan beaches, the Manistee River, the Manistee National Forest and the Manistee Northpier Lighthouse.

  • Mt. Pleasant
    Mt. Pleasant

    Mt. Pleasant, the sweet center of Michigan is your entertainment destination. Gaming, concerts, sports, outdoor fun and more.

  • Coldwater Country
    Coldwater Country

    Set in the middle of the U.S. Heritage Trail, Coldwater Country has a charming old-fashioned and appealing atmosphere.

  • Sunrise Coast
    Sunrise Coast

    The Sunrise Coast invites you to enjoy the simple pleasures in life, from Lake Huron to Iargo Springs and all along the mighty Michigan Au Sable River.

  • Binder Park Zoo
    Binder Park Zoo

    Get lost in Wild Africa, an African savannah where you can get nose to nose with one of the largest herds in the country and hand feed a giraffe.

  • Keweenaw Peninsula
    Keweenaw Peninsula

    Michigan’s Top of the World, Keweenaw Peninsula is your personal lookout to adventure. Watch spectacular Northern Lights or kayak the superior waters. 

  • Alpena

    Get lost under the cosmos at Rockport State Recreation Area, an official Dark Sky Preserve, where the perfect night sky meets the Milky Way.

  • Lansing

    Take a tour of our State Capitol, explore our many museums or visit Old Town with its Victorian buildings, unique galleries, tasty eateries and quaint boutiques.