Summer in Real Time

Welcome To Pure Michigan

What Will Your Escape Be?

Breathtaking landscapes, urban escapes, unique attractions, a wealth of events, starry skies and rich culture—experience them all in Pure Michigan.

Find inspiration for your visit on the open road—from scenic routes to rugged trails. From the sand-covered to the well-traveled. They lead us to the beauty of nature and simple pleasures. Here, you can find unique hidden gems and get lost in the music of rolling waves and tranquil forests.

Whether you are an urban adventurer or an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie or a thrill-seeker, traveling with your family or making memories with friends—all are welcome here. You are on the brink of planning a vacation so unique, it can only be classified as Pure Michigan.

Trail in Empire by Lake Michigan
Now is not the time to travel, but the perfect time to plan your summer vacation. There are plenty of virtual travel opportunities for the whole family to enjoy in the meantime. 
Hikers with dog on Bare Bluff Trail
Now is the perfect time to plan your Pure Michigan vacation. To help you get started, here are our vacation planning recommendations.
Muskegon State Park lighthouse
Here's a list of summer activities in Michigan to add to your summer bucket list, all ensuring you'll have a royal summer, whether you're making a castle with your bucket or checking out any of these other fun things to do in Michigan this summer.
Girl walking by Point Iroquois Lighthouse
From adventures along pristine trails and beaches to exploring gardens and wildlife from around the world, Michigan has something for the whole family to get outside and enjoy the fresh air.
Man backpacking down forest trail
Find out why Michigan is known as "The Trails State" as you navigate winding forest paths, splash through cool waterways—maybe even catch some air! 
No matter where your travels take you across the Great Lakes State, you will be close to great golf courses in Michigan.
Fall in Love with Michigan
No Matter What the Season