If fishing sounds like a great way to spend time outdoors, you’ll want Escanaba on your list of places to visit. For those less inclined to fish, there are also sunken ghost ships, limestone cliffs and local craft beer and wines to discover.
Two major rivers converge where you’ll find the city of Battle Creek. Known as the “Cereal Capital of the World” for being the home of Kellogg’s famous corn flakes, this southern Michigan city is a place for family fun.
Referred to as “Mid-Michigan” for its location in the heart of the state, Lansing is a charming Midwest destination. Spend time meeting locals at the weekly farmers’ markets or wander around the city’s many art and cultural museums.
The Big D was once revered as the undisputed epicenter of the U.S. automobile industry. Recent revitalization efforts are drawing visitors eager to see the resurgence of the city’s music, architectural, industrial and cultural treasures.
Shaped like a mitten, the state will fit like a hand in glove if you’re looking for outdoor adventure, industrial innovation and Midwest charm. Detroit’s significance in music and the automobile industry makes it an obvious first choice destination, but there are unique places to explore beyond the city limits. Popular favorites include the freshwater coastline of Lake Michigan, landmarks like the Ferderik Meijer Gardens and the World’s Largest Weathervane in Montague. Whatever time of year you visit, Michigan is a place you won’t soon forget.