Michigan

There's so much to explore in this state, packed with wineries and roadside fruit stands, mountains and beaches, and engaging urban destinations. Find travel ideas for Detroit, the Traverse area, Mackinac Island, the Upper Peninsula, Holland, Grand Haven, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Saugatuck and more.

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Best Midwest Family Vacations

Head for a sparkling lake, explore big-city science and nature museums, or enjoy hiking and biking in state parks. The Midwest delivers great family getaways in destinations like Branson, Missouri; Brainerd Lakes, Minnesota; the Black Hills of South Dakota; Traverse City, Michigan; Indianapolis and more. Check out two dozen of our top picks for family vacation destinations.
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How a Single Mom in Michigan Became a Cold-Brew Entrepreneur

With her coffee start-up, a single mom in Michigan inspires other women to be strong, black and bold—and to trust the tingly feelings.
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Why You'll Love Skiing in Michigan

Career outdoorswoman Amanda Monthei grew up on Michigan’s slopes. She lives out West now—but a powdery homecoming ski tour proves that this mitten still fits. Here's why she loves skiing in Michigan, and why you will, too.
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Historic Fishtown Seeks #GivingTuesday Donations

High water levels in Lake Michigan are threatening a heritage that dates back to the 1850s.
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3 Hidden-Gem Michigan Fall Road Trips

These weekend destinations in the Upper Peninsula, Alpena and Kalamazoo may keep low profiles, but they earn high marks for art, history and outdoor fun.
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Fall Adventures in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula

Whether you want to rev up or relax, the history-steeped Keweenaw Peninsula has you covered. Lake Superior shoreline, colorful forests and remnants of the country’s first copper boom dominate the remote area’s landscape.
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Where to Find Michigan's Iconic Foods

Explore nine of the Mitten’s signature flavors, like Motor City deep-dish, fresh Great Lakes fish and apples with snap.
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Fall Weekend Getaway to Grand Rapids

The glasses in Grand Rapids are always half-full—of something distilled, chilled, steeped or brewed. Check out some of our top stops for a weekend in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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Butterfly Time in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Butterflies—thousands of them—rule each spring at a Michigan garden conservatory.