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Fresh Coast to Coast

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Make everlasting memories this summer. Explore our pristine freshwater coastline and inviting cities across two peninsulas.

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Mapping Michigan’s Regions & Cities

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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 and discovering urban attractions to exploring one-of-a-kind state parks, Michigan has something to offer every traveler. Explore all the activities that create an unforgettable Pure Michigan summer and find your perfect destination.

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