Paddle boarders walking through Great Lakes waves with logo that reads "Still Pure Michigan."

Summer in Pure Michigan

Let’s catch up.

As the sun rises above the horizon, discover a place where time isn’t measured in minutes but in moments.

With long days of comfortable temperatures and the nation’s longest freshwater coastline, Michigan is a summer destination like no other. Our two peninsulas are home to more than 11,000 lakes, forested state parks, spectacular dark skies and vibrant urban landscapes that set a scene of both peaceful tranquility and adventure for an endless list of summer activities.
From woodland backpacking adventures to family-fun days on the beach, or discovering urban attractions to exploring one-of-a-kind state parks, Michigan has something to offer to every traveler. Below you can explore all the activities that create an unforgettable Pure Michigan summer and find your perfect destination.
Catch Up | Pure Michigan
It's time to make up for lost time. This summer, let's catch up in Pure Michigan.
Along The Way | Michigan Road Trips
Because enjoying the journey is always Pure Michigan.
Wish You Were Here | Michigan Outdoor Adventures
With a wealth of activities for the whole family to enjoy, Pure Michigan is your destination for outdoor recreation.
14 Clubs | Michigan Golf Courses
Only 14 clubs, pick out the right one and drive it right down in the middle of Pure Michigan.
Soundtrack of Summer | Pure Michigan
It's time to listen to a song called "summer," and it's playing in Pure Michigan.
Pure Michigan Featured Destination Finder
Whether you're looking for an urban adventure or outdoor escape, the perfect getaway is waiting for you in Michigan. 
Tent and campers sitting by campfire at Port Crescent State Park.
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