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Things to do in Michigan in the fall including fall road trips and getaways  to see the fall color change.

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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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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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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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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Thanksgiving in Detroit 2022: Fun Events and Things to Do in Detroit on Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving weekend in Detroit is one of my favorite times all year to be in and around the city of Detroit. The City goes all out for a great holiday season kickoff with tons of great activities and events.

Thanksgiving may be the biggest holiday for the City of Detroit in terms of events and celebrations taking place. For some, Thanksgiving weekend in Detroit is a homecoming of sorts: Detroiters and metro Detroiters from all over return to the city to visit the special places in the city they know and love, like Belle isle, Eastern Market, Campus Martius Park, the Detroit Riverwalk and others.

It is a truly epic time of the year, so I’ve prepared a list to help you make the most of the fun Thanksgiving weekend in Detroit.

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22 REALLY Romantic Getaways in Michigan You’ll Love

One of the best things about our great state is that romantic getaways in Michigan are only a short car ride away. 

Whether you want a short 20-minute day trip to your effortless Michigan getaway or prefer to drive for a few hours to get a true escape feeling and spend time toegther, Michigan has plenty to offer. From the lower peninsula to the upper peninsula, options for romantic vacations in Michigan for couples are everywhere. 

A romantic weekend getaway in Michigan could mean private balconies overlooking a Michigan beach, a quiet castle in the country surrounded by hiking trails or even a romantic cabin with stunning views of Lake Superior: the options are truly endless. 

I’ve put together a list of the best inn and romantic hotels in Michigan for a memorable couple’s getaway. This list will give you all of the best stops to cozy up with your partner away from the regularly scheduled hustle and bustle. 

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Thanksgiving Weekend in West Michigan: Fun Events and Things to Do

Now that November has started, Thanksgiving is just around the corner. As you’re preparing and making
plans for that delicious turkey dinner, have you considered what you might be doing that holiday
weekend? If you’re in need of ideas, we’ve got you covered! Whether you’re spending Thanksgiving
weekend alone or with family and friends, there are plenty of fun activities and special events you can
enjoy in West Michigan.

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Wheelchair Accessible West Michigan: 7 Top Natural Attractions in West Michigan

ADA and handicap accessibility in Michigan is thriving as more and more attractions are adapted. West Michigan has made a lot of changes to state parks and other natural areas to be inclusive for any and all visitors. Not only have nonprofit organizations helped with donations but the different promotions and fundraising done by the parks themselves has helped build up the many different solutions to make the beautiful west side more accessible.
By prioritizing safety and accessibility, state parks along the coast of Lake Michigan have paved trails, built ramps to the water, and acquired track chairs and beach chairs to better the availability of Michigan’s fine beaches and forests. Support for even more accessible adaptations is growing on this side of the state as fundraising, promotions, and more receive more attention.

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