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  • On any given day, we go to places we have to go and do things we are required to do. Yet few of the places we end up are true destinations. True destinations excite us, awaken our senses and spark our imaginations. Discover true destinations that are Pure Michigan.
  • Great Lakes Bay Region 2014
    Great Lakes Bay Region

    Getaway to the Michigan Great Lakes Bay region towns of Bay City, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Midland and Saginaw.

  • Traverse City
    Traverse City

    Spectacular 4-season destination with abundant outdoor recreation, sugar-sand beaches, great dining, wineries, brew pubs and unique boutiques and galleries all showcased in unparalleled natural beauty. 


  • Grand Rapids 2014
    Grand Rapids

    A high-energy city where food is art, the stage is alive and music flows. In a region of unparalleled natural wonders dominated by the crystal-clear waters and beaches of Lake Michigan.

  • Greenfield Village
    The Henry Ford

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

  • Ann Arbor 2014
    Ann Arbor

    In a world that tries so hard to look and feel, like everything else, there is a place that knows exactly what it is--Ann Arbor.

  • Mackinac Island 2014
    Mackinac Island

    Mackinac Island, with its timeless atmosphere, takes you back to a simpler era of grace and leisure. Enjoy an island devoid of motorized traffic but full of fun, history and natural beauty. Plan your summer to include Mackinac Island, a quintessential Pure Michigan experience.

  • AirZoo
    Air Zoo

    The Air Zoo is a highly charged, multi-sensory atmosphere that goes beyond anything you've ever seen.

  • 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.

  • Thunderhawk, 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.

  • Keweenaw Peninsula
    Keweenaw Peninsula

    Michigan’s Top of the World, Keweenaw Peninsula is your personal lookout to adventure. Visit a different beach every day, mountain bike, watch spectacular Northern Lights or kayak the same waters as ancient peoples. Keweenaw Peninsula is The Superior Coast. 

  • Soo Locks
    Sault Ste. Marie

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

  • Tour the Capitol - 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.

  • Mount Bohemia Fishing
    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.

  • Petoskey
    Petoskey Area

    Petoskey is beauty, charm and a touch of sophistication. Steeped in tradition offering visitors first-class recreation and abundant natural beauty, Petoskey is a summertime classic.

  • Marquette

    Come visit Marquette, situated on the southern shores of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula.

  • Holland

    Step back in time to the Netherlands of 100 years ago.

  • Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad
    Flint & Genesee County

    Welcome to Flint-Genesee, where up north meets down south, a place filled with discoveries and possibilities.

  • Frankenmuth

    Welcome to Michigan’s little Bavaria. Where we find the simple joys of life and all the things that make time together so meaningful.

  • Charlevoix Warm Weather

    Surrounded by four bodies of water, Lake Michigan, Lake Charlevoix, Round Lake, and Pine River Channel, make for a very extraordinary experience.

  • Binder Park/Battle Creek
    Binder Park Zoo/Battle Creek

    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. Whether for food, a leisurely stroll, or perhaps a little of everything, Battle Creek is the perfect spot for summer fun.

  • Tecumseh

    From the beautiful historic homes and churches, the picturesque landscape to the quaint downtown shopping district, Tecumseh remains one of the last great examples of small town "America".

  • Cadillac

    Just a short trip from anywhere, Cadillac is where you get that first ‘Up North feel’, the forests are bigger, the town more welcoming.

  • St. Ignace
    St. Ignace

    Cross the Mackinac Bridge and find yourself in the timeless town of St. Ignace. The gateway to the Upper Peninsula.

  • Alpena

    Situated on Lake Huron’s Thunder Bay, Alpena is a premier vacation destination for Great Lakes maritime heritage and recreation.

  • Michigan Agriculture
    Michigan Agriculture

    Rolling fields of corn, wheat and soybeans, coupled with barns of chickens, pigs and cattle, all add to Michigan’s scenic and culinary landscape.

  • Gaylord golf

    With a unique location on the 45th parallel, the Alpine Village of Gaylord is truly northern Michigan’s heart.

  • Michigan Wines
    Michigan Wines

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

  • South Haven
    South Haven

    Where relaxation begins, South Haven is your own special summer haven. Experience its beach town history, maritime heritage, wineries, and numerous art galleries. South Haven will become your new summer tradition.

  • Mount Pleasant Kayaking
    Mt. Pleasant

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

  • Coldwater County
    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.

  • Arcadia Bluff, Manistee

    Home of the Manistee National Forest, championship golf, world class fishing and some of the best waterways in Michigan.

  • Kayaking in Port Austin
    Blue Water Area

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

  • 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.

  • Muskegon beach

    Muskegon has 26 miles of sugary sand beaches along the Lake Michigan shoreline, offering a multitude of outdoor recreational activities and breathtaking scenery.

  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Chihuly Chandelier

    Nowhere is the combination of big city energy and small town feel more evident than in Kalamazoo.

  • 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—with the only sand dunes in Michigan where you can drive your own ORV—and miles of pristine shoreline beaches.

  • Mackinaw City Lighthouse
    Mackinaw City

    A great getaway alive with tales of mighty ships, mighty adventurers and the "Mighty Mac." Relive 18th century America at Colonial Michilimackinac, tour the Icebreaker Mackinaw, and take a Straits of Mackinac sunset cruise.

  • Beachtowns

    Come experience the Lake Effect along our 200-miles stretch of sandy Lake Michigan beaches.

  • Escanaba

     A summer getaway above anything else, Escanaba is a natural paradise. Home to the Hiawatha National Forest, 6,000 acres of inland lakes, three peninsulas and hundreds of prime fishing spots, Escanaba will share its secrets with you. 


  • Cheboygan

     The Gateway to the Inland Waterway, Cheboygan is your pure passage to summer recreation. Boating, hiking, ATV riding and shipwreck diving along with history and culture make Cheboygan northern Michigan’s summer secret.