Cool Spots for Cold Days

  • What do you do when it starts to snow? Take a snow day. Pack up, bundle up and set off on a winter adventure. Michigan's diverse winter destinations offer outdoor enthusiasts, families and adventure seekers a chance to get their adrenalin pumping among glistening landscapes that only happen once a year. There are indoor adventures, too. Museums, water parks, spas and romantic getaways entice hibernators to come out to play. So grab your mittens, choose your destination and begin your snow day.
  • Great Lake 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 Winter 2014
    Ann Arbor

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

  • 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.

  • Grand Rapids Rosa Park
    Grand Rapids

    What’s the appeal of Lonely Planet’s 2014 top travel pick? The most vibrant downtown between Chicago and Cleveland with easy access to Lake Michigan's Gold Coast of beaches.

  • Traverse City Winter 2014
    Traverse City

    Traverse City is True North. Climb to the top of Sleeping Bear Dunes, voted the “Most Beautiful Place in America” by Good Morning America viewers, for a stunning backdrop of crisp, winter panoramas of Lake Michigan.

  • Mackinac Island
    Mackinac Island

    Mackinac Island takes you back to a simpler era of grace and leisure. As summer draws to a close, the sounds of the ferries begin to fade. But for the fall traveler, it’s an opportunity to experience the Island through a kaleidoscope of autumn color.

  • Ski Michigan
    Ski Michigan

    Find and explore info about Michigan's 51 ski areas, over 260 chairlifts, 1,000 runs and 40 terrain parks with specials and deals.

  • Muskegon
    Muskegon

    Explore the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex, offering exciting annual events and outdoor sports facilities such as a publicly accessible luge track. Also, enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, ice skating and hockey.

  • Gaylord
    Gaylord

    Boasting over 180 inches of annual snowfall and heavily wooded rolling terrain, Gaylord offers enjoyable and challenging cross country skiing and snowmobile trails that run more than 500 miles across eight counties.

  • Frankenmuth Bavarian Attractions
    Frankenmuth

    “Willkommen.” Michigan’s Little Bavaria, is a place where horse-drawn carriages stride through wintry roads and covered bridges. A shopper's dream with over 50,000 trims and gifts at Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland.

  • Inspiration Point, Manistee
    Manistee

    Step off the grid and into a Victorian port city where fall sunsets come in colors we didn’t know existed.

  • St. Ignace 2014
    St. Ignace

    The gateway to the Upper Peninsula across the mighty Mackinac Bridge, find yourself in a winter wonderland. St. Ignace takes playing in the snow to a whole new level.

  • Mt. Pleasant
    Mt. Pleasant

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

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