Summer night sky showing off the Milky Way above Pierce Stocking Drive in Traverse City
Guidelines for Travelers

Ready to head out on the open road for your Pure Michigan summer? 

In addition to packing your sunscreen and bug spray, don’t forget your hand sanitizer and face masks. It is safe to travel again, but please remember to follow the local safety protocols as well as the CDC travel guidelines. For more information on how the State of Michigan is committed to keeping visitors and residents safe, visit michigan.gov

Explore the places and businesses throughout Michigan that have taken the Pure Michigan Pledge in commitment to upholding disinfecting and social distancing protocols. If you're a tourism business who would like to take the pledge, learn more here.
 
To keep informed on travel information and restrictions pertaining to specific Michigan destinations and their attractions, lodging, restaurants and more, please refer to local official tourism websites. Destinations throughout Michigan are also closing their downtown streets to traffic to create safer, walkable environments that allow visitors and residents to socially distance.


Continue to protect yourself and others by following these CDC Guidelines:
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick, even inside your home. If possible, maintain 6 feet from the household member who is sick.
  • Put distance between yourself and other people when you are traveling.
  • Wear a cloth face mask or covering in public.
    • Learn how to wear a cloth face mask or covering here
  • If you feel ill while you are away from home, you can still get tested. Local testing sites can be found here.
  • When you return home, it is important to keep your distance from people who are at a higher risk of getting very sick.
Return to the Travel Safely page for more safety information. 
Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Ryba's Fudge
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their journey to Ryba's Fudge on Mackinac Island. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Shepler's Ferry
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their journey to Mackinac Island on Shepler's Ferry. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Jack's Livery Stable
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their journey to Jack's Livery Stable on Mackinac Island. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Mackinac Island Carriage Tours
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their visit to Mackinac Carriage Tours on Mackinac Island. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Mackinac Wheels
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their visit to Mackinac Wheels on Mackinac Island. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Mission Point Resort
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their visit to Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Rippling River Resort
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their visit to Rippling River Resort in Marquette. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Pictured Rocks Cruises
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their visit to Pictured Rocks Cruises in Munising. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Fayette Historic State Park
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their visit to Fayette Historic State Park in Garden. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Getz's
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their visit to Getz's in Marquette. 

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Re-Opening Michigan Tour: Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Dave Lorenz teamed up with Under the Radar to travel Michigan as we reopen to safely welcome visitors. Check out their visit to the Museum of Ojibwa Culture in St. Ignace. 

Check back often to explore even more destinations throughout Michigan.
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