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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Getaway to Michigan's Little Traverse Bay: Harbor Springs, Charlevoix and Petoskey

These three towns, all within an hour's drive, entice with welcoming downtowns plus stunning scenery along Little Traverse Bay, northeast of Traverse City. See our picks for what to do.

Black-Owned Bookstores Step Into the Spotlight

Online sales and the social justice movement are expanding the reach of Black-owned bookstores. Here’s a sampling of the vibrant and creative Black-owned book shops in the Midwest.

Why Traverse City, Michigan, Is a Food Paradise

In northern Michigan, the lake shapes the climate. The climate creates the ingredients. And the ingredients make the meal. Just ask the chefs who call Traverse City their home.

Midwest Lakeside Resorts That Have Been Totally Transformed

The dress codes have loosened (and Patrick Swayze, alas, isn't teaching the mambo), but at next-gen resorts across the Midwest, you can taste the glory days of lakeside vacations.

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8 Great Lake Michigan Beach Towns

Come for the sand and surf. Stay for the charms of these eight Lake Michigan towns, filled with art, food, shopping and history.

The Ultimate Lighthouse Escape

Miles away from shore, one candy-striped lighthouse has weathered years in Lake Michigan. Care to sign up for an overnight stay?