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Explore Michigan

Regions & Cities

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

Throughout each of Michigan’s regions, opportunities abound for outdoor adventure, good eats and drinks, shopping, family fun, arts, culture, history 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? 

EXPLORE MICHIGAN BY REGION
Use the map below to explore the state of Michigan by Region. Hover over a section of the map to see the region name and click to see more.
EXPLORE MICHIGAN BY ACTIVITIES, ATTRACTIONS & MORE
If you're not sure where you want to go yet, use the filters below to see all that Michigan has to offer no matter the destination.
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The Upper Peninsula

Northern Michigan

Central Michigan

Southern Michigan