Extend Your Pure Michigan Experience

  • Want wine? The Southeast Michigan Pioneer Wine Trail offers even the most discerning palate varietals that rival the best in the country.

    Centuries in the making, the US-12 Heritage Trail bridges southern Michigan's east and west shores. From Detroit to New Buffalo, the US-12 Heritage Trail is an unconventional destination that encourages the traveler to journey its winding roads, meet its people, explore its places, and uncover its hidden treasures.

    Swim, snorkel, build sand castles or just sleep in the sun in one of Michigan’s Beachtowns. From St. Joseph to Silver Lake along beautiful Lake Michigan, you’ll enjoy one of the most serene and spectacular coastlines in America.

    Ready to nosh? Indulge your appetite along the Southeast Michigan Flavors of Pure Michigan Tour. Sample baklava, munch on fresh-roasted nuts or try a variety of ethnic foods at the Detroit Eastern Market, a must-see local institution since 1891. Or wrap your taste buds around a variety of macaroni dishes and amazing selection of cheeses at Zingerman’s Roadhouse.

    Visit Lenawee County, home of the rolling Irish Hills, a short distance from Michigan International Speedway. Besides the Irish Hills, Lenawee County offers great food, art and gardens as well as theater, shopping and antiques. Spend a day in Tecumseh. Relax with a cup of tea or keep your race adrenalin rush going with Skydive Tecumseh, the best skydiving experience in the Midwest.

    Jackson is home to many key attractions. Jackson is not only the birthplace of the Republican Party, it also features historical homes, art and architecture. Visit Ella Sharp Museum, the historic Michigan Theatre, and then relax with a glass or wine or craft beer at Grand River Marketplace. Birds of a feather flock together--in Jackson. Jackson is home to hundreds of native and migratory bird species. In the fall, thousands of sandhill cranes gather in eastern Jackson before their southern migratory flight, creating a truly unforgettable sight.