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2022 Ultimate Michigan Gifts Guide (NEW)

We’ve put together the ultimate Michigan gifts guide for 2022, just in time for the holidays!Whether you’re looking for a Michigan made gift, Michigan apparel or even Christmas ornaments that show your love of pure Michigan, this Michigan gift guide to is for you.

This list has been carefully crafted to bring you some of our favorite gifts that are uniquely Michigan, and celebrate our shared love this wonderful state! We’ve also divided it into sections to help you plan and make your holiday gift shopping easier than ever.

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Discover the Amazing Charlevoix Mushroom Houses

If you’re into Michigan architecture, you’ve probably heard about the Charlevoix Mushroom Houses.
Scattered across the small city of Charlevoix, Michigan, are a series of unique houses known as the “Mushroom Houses.” Sometimes referred to as “Hobbit Houses,” “Gnome Houses,” “Harry Potter Houses,” “Hansel and Gretel Houses,” and several other nicknames, these structures are organic in appearance and blend well with the surrounding landscapes.

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Magic of Lights Pine Knob 2022- DTE Christmas Lights

The holiday season is upon us in Michigan, which means its time for the Magic of Lights show at Pine Knob Music Theatre, 33 Bob Seger Dr., Clarkston, MI.
Grab your loved ones and hop in the car to experience one of the state’s most dazzling drive-thru light displays, featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season created with LED technology and digital animations.
Best of all you can enjoy the festivities without braving the snow and cold!

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Port Huron Michigan Travel Guide: Best Things to Do Along Michigan’s Thumb Coast

The small city of Port Huron sits on the shore at the meeting point between Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. This location and the maritime history associated with it has granted Port Huron the title of the “Maritime Capital of the Great Lakes.” Much of the culture and recreation in Port Huron revolves around the water, including a historically significant lighthouse, plenty of ship-watching, boat races, and more. Moving away from the water, visitors are welcome to explore a broad collection of museums, downtown riverfront dining, shopping, and more. 

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Frankenmuth Christmas: Visit Michigan’s Christmas Town

It’s the holiday season, and there’s no better place to celebrate Christmas in Michigan than Frankenmuth. From the elaborate Christmas light displays to the fairytale-like Glockenspiel Tower, a Frankenmuth Christmas is a Hallmark movie come to life.

What better way to celebrate the season than with a quick family vacation or romantic getaway to Frankenmuth, MI?

Whether you’re looking for a brief respite with your kids during the holiday sc

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Greenfield Village in Dearborn MI: 20 Top Things to Do

Greenfield Village, located just outside of Detroit Michigan, is one of the top tourist destinations in both Michigan and the Midwest. At almost 250 acres, this sprawling, living museum features a glimpse of the past of American life. Greenfield Village is the brainchild of automotive manufacturing pioneer Henry Ford, his salute to America, which provided him national historic relevance.

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20 Amazing and Unique Restaurants in Michigan (MAP)

From theme restaurants that take dining to an entirely new level to iconic restaurants to simple local restaurants, Michigan has its fair share of unique eateries serving delicious dishes. Whether you’re in west Michigan, the Upper Peninsula, or southeast Michigan, these unique fun dining experiences are spots every Michigander should dine.
If you’re planning some Michigan travel, a day trip, or simply looking for a fun new place to try, this is the restaurant list for you. Read on for 20 Fun and Unique Restaurants in Michigan worth a visit.

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2022 December Michigan Holiday Events Calendar: Parties, Activities and Things to DO

Christmas gifts wrapped? Holiday lights and decorations all up? Sounds like you might be ready to step into the Christmas wonderland for some last-minute pure Michigan holiday fun!

Whether you’re all set and ready for Christmas or just need a bit of holiday spirit, these Michigan holiday attractions and things to do are bound to put a smile on your face and spread some cheer. I love a quick respite from the hustle-and-bustle of the holiday season.

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Diner’s Drive Ins and Dives in Michigan: 14 Top Guy Fieri Triple D Eats

“Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives,” often shortened to “Triple D,” is one of the Food Network’s most successful shows, and it’s easy to see why.

Guy Fieri is a skilled chef with an appetite almost as big as his personality, which makes watching him travel nationwide to eat the best food in each state a blast.

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