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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 – you are on the brink of planning a vacation so unique, it can only be classified as Pure Michigan.

Experience Pure Sounds of Michigan

Pure Sounds of Michigan is a soothing compilation album that invites listeners to take a virtual, sunrise-to-sunset tour of the state from coast to coast as interpreted by some of Michigan’s most talented musicians. 

10 Amazing Hidden Gems in Michigan Worth the Trek
These Michigan hidden treasures are often overlooked by travelers in favor of bigger attractions like the Mackinac Bridge or Detroit RiverWalk. But they are no less fascinating and well worth a detour.
The Most Stellar Places for Stargazing in Michigan
The night sky has perhaps never been a bigger tourist attraction, and there are few better spots for its viewing than along long, rural stretches of Pure Michigan sandy beach where the rhythm of Great Lakes waves serves as a stargazing soundtrack.
A Guide to Beautiful Michigan Golf Courses Across the State

Over the past three decades, Michigan has become one of the leading golf destinations in the country and the premier place for golf during the summer months.

5 Places to Discover Amazing Sand Dunes in Michigan
It’s no secret that Michigan is home to some beautiful places - from sandy beaches and amazing forests to crisp, blue water and massive sand dunes! 
Michigan's Best Paddling Trips
Whether you are seeking great lakes or winding rivers, Michigan is home to our favorite waterways for a quick paddle after work or a day-long trip through the Mitten.
Fall in Love with Michigan
No Matter What the Season