Michigan Tourism Information

Choosing a location for vacationing can be a tedious task of research and review of attractions, transportation, pricing, and accommodations. Deciding where to spend your vacation at can end up taking more time then the vacation itself. The great state of Michigan offers a solution to each of these issues. With 79.36 million visitors annually, and seemingly endless attractions to suite the interest of virtually anybody, Michigan offers a great tourist location for vacations or even daily visits. The tourism industry in Michigan is thriving with $17.5 billion spent a year by visitors. With one of the best ranked and most visited tourist websites it’s no wonder that the tourism and hospitality services in Michigan employs 193,000 people and multiple visitor...

Great Lakes Tourism

Of all the attractions of in Michigan the most popular and well known is the Great Lakes. These enormous bodies of water are the largest bodies of fresh water in the world. They are also are a unique tourist destination featuring more than a 100 public beaches and an array of fun and interesting opportunities including ferries and marine sanctuaries. The Great Lakes retain one of the largest arrays of inland beaches. These beaches give the feeling of an oceanic experience in the middle of the country. With over 3,200 miles of beaches experiencing the beaches of Michigan’s Great Lakes is an option no matter where you are located at in the state. Silver Beach in St. Joseph, Petoskey Beach, Grand Haven Beach in Grand Haven, the beach lines in Harbor Country...

Michigan Attractions

The tourist and travel opportunities in the state of Michigan extend to an array of cities, restaurants, venues, and night clubs for those interested in a Michigan city experience and nightlife, a series of landmarks, museums, and historical locations for people interested in the rich historical experience, and an extensive forests, rivers, and lakes for people interested in the wilderness. Michigan offers an entertaining and fun experience no matter what the nature of the visit. With over 50% of the state covered by forest, 97 state parks and 4 national parks, extensive rivers and trails, 11,000 inland lakes, as well as the Great Lakes, it is hard not to find something attractive about the Michigan wilderness no matter if you are a hunter, camper, or just...

Michigan Transportation

While in Michigan, like any other place, transportation is a major factor of both the daily routine and tourism. There are multiple methods of transportation and travel in Michigan, highways, buses, taxis, ferries, and trains are just a few of the means of travel in and through Michigan. If you own your own vehicle, then usage of the vast highway and road system throughout the state provide the most conventional means of transportation. Interstate 75, 69, 94, and 96 will take travelers through the major cities and many of the tourist areas of Michigan, as well as to multiple access point into Canada. Driving through Michigan opens the most opportunities to explore and experience the land and cities of Michigan. But for the people who do not own their own...

Michigan Culture

The culture of the state of Michigan is so rich in history, the arts, sports, nightlife, and wildlife that virtually anybody can find something they like in Michigan. With multiple sports teams and fields and areas, the sports fan can find entertainment any season of the year. People with an artistic interest will enjoy most of what cities such as Ann Arbor and Lansing have to offer. Night owls who enjoy various forms of entertainment have various choices of venues, casinos, clubs, and theaters that will suite the taste of anybodies nightlife. For those interested in the rich history of not only Michigan but also different elements of American society will enjoy the museums, historic sites, and recreations of various time periods spread throughout the...