From scenic routes on the open road to rugged trails, from the snow-covered to the well-traveled, they all lead us to the beauty of nature and simple pleasures. Find inspiration for your future getaway with our unique trip ideas and take a sneak peek with Michigan’s live webcams.
Whether you are a cityscape adventurer or an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie or a thrill-seeker, traveling with your family or making memories with friends—all are welcome to explore here with exciting and accessible experiences. You are on the brink of planning a vacation so unique, it can only be classified as Pure Michigan.
FEATURED PLACES FOR WINTER IN MICHIGAN
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When it comes to winter adventure, ski areas in Michigan have a lot to offer from skillfully groomed slopes to the steep and the deep.
Three rivers, four lakes, one inland waterway and Indian River is at the heart of it. Those who love being outdoors will find their adventure waiting for them.
From world-class attractions and outdoor recreation to nationally ranked food and craft beverage scenes – Grand Rapids is filled with unexpected surprises.
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Soar high above it all on America’s longest canopy walk. Find one-of-a-kind experiences to savor the moment each season. In the Great Lakes Bay, explore a collection of cities that equal one unforgettable Michigan escape.
Michigan is the third largest apple producer in the nation. Whether you like your apples fresh off the branch, in a cup of refreshing cider or baked in a delicious dessert, you can enjoy Michigan apples all year round.
In Charlevoix, discover a historic castle, iconic mushroom houses and a picturesque lighthouse. With charming shops, boutiques and gourmet dining options downtown and hiking and biking trails abound, there’s something for everyone in this northern Michigan gem.
Located on the picturesque shore of Lake Superior, Marquette is the perfect blend of strolling a charming downtown and exploring an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. Discover endless trails through evergreen forests, beautiful waterfalls and the elusive northern lights.
Traverse City is a place to make unforgettable memories. Taste the flavors of Northern Michigan at spectacular wineries and top-rated restaurants or seek outdoor adventure and trek the towering Sleeping Bear Dunes over the blue waters of Lake Michigan.
Known for iconic music and automotive heritage, The Motor City is also a hub for diverse cuisine, endless entertainment and unique culture. There's something for everyone, so where will you begin?
From snow-covered and flavorful winter festivals to concerts and cultural celebrations, discover exciting events in Michigan's vibrant downtowns this winter.