Regions & Cities

Find Michigan Destinations

Whether you are motivated by geography, a specific activity or are just curious about some of the top places to visit in Michigan, this regional guide and interactive map will be a useful tool as you plan your getaway.


Houghton Houghton Houghton Marquette Marquette Marquette Sault Ste. Marie Sault Ste. Marie Sault Ste. Marie Alpena Alpena Alpena Traverse City Traverse City Traverse City Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Flint Flint Flint Port Huron Port Huron Port Huron Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Lansing Lansing Lansing Detroit Detroit Detroit

Western Upper Peninsula

Find four seasons of unparalleled beauty and recreation opportunities in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula.

Central Upper Peninsula

See some of nature’s finest masterpieces on display in Michigan’s Central Upper Peninsula.

Eastern Upper Peninsula

With hidden lakes, coursing waterfalls and a rich history, time takes on a new meaning in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula.

Northwest Michigan

Michigan’s Northwest Region offers a rich blend of adventure, relaxation and breathtaking natural attractions.

Northeast Michigan

Mornings take on a whole new meaning along the Sunrise Coast in Michigan’s Northeast Region.

East Central Michigan

The East Central region of the state is rich with family-friendly destinations as well as a bounty of hidden gems.

West Central

Home to thriving urban centers as well as some of Michigan’s most pristine shoreline, the West Central region is inviting and exciting.

South East Michigan

The art of the Comeback is on full display in Detroit, the heart of Southeast Michigan.


Beaches, amusements and the freshest tastes around are all on the agenda during a visit to Michigan’s Southwest Region.

Share This

Throughout each of Michigan’s regions, opportunities abound for outdoor adventuregood eats and drinksshoppingfamily funarts, culturehistory and more. The Upper Peninsula is home to rugged natural beauty and outdoor adventure, while the Lower Peninsula is packed with attractions that make for lasting family memories.

Find vibrant urban centers just a short drive away from lush forests, some of our most well-known vacation destinations in the north and hidden gems everywhere in between. Each community offers its own distinct culture and personality to make for hundreds of unique ways to experience Michigan. Which destination suits your next adventure? 

Discover Seasons #PureMichigan

Use #PureMichigan on Instagram or Twitter to share your photos.

Lake Superior sea caves

Find out which e-newsletter suits your interests and sign up for free information on adventures and travel information in the state of Michigan.

With endless outdoor adventure and vibrant cityscapes, Michigan is the perfect place to create memories together this season.