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Things to do in Michigan in the winter

Michigan’s Blue Water Area: Discover the Michigan Thumb Coast

With over 140 miles of shoreline, Michigan’s Thumb Coast is a playground for nature lovers. A handful of coastal resort communities line the shores of Lake Huron and the banks of the St. Clair River, offering plenty of trails for hiking or biking and seemingly endless beaches for relaxation and fun.

Whether you’re looking to escape to the woods or get out on the water, there’s something for everyone on the Thumb Coast. From Marine City to Port Austin, explore the shores of Michigans Blue Thumb Coast and discover the Great Lakes Splendor.

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Six Top Michigan Reindeer Farms

Live reindeer farms in Michigan offer the best holiday experience for anyone hoping to catch a glimpse of Santa’s beloved animals. For some pure Michigan farm fun during the holidays, grab a thermos of hot cocoa and a candy cane and make your way a reindeer barn. 

Spend your day with friends and family as you feed these powerful animals snacks and learn about their interesting backgrounds.

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2022 Greenfield Village Holiday Nights: Ultimate Guide

A visit to Greenfield Village Holiday Nights is one of the favorite family traditions and a perfect yuletide activity at holiday time. In fact, a pure Michigan Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a stroll down Main Street at Henry Ford’s Greenfield Village, the smell of roasting chestnuts filling the air.
One of the premier holiday celebrations, Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village is annual holiday tradition for countless visitors who flock to the Henry Ford Museum in Wayne County for this annual Christmas event.

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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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Coolest Things to Do in Port Huron MI

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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