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Michigan Travel and Beach Map

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Michigan’s Best Travel and Beach Map

Welcome to the Michigan Beach and Travel Map, an interactive Michigan travel map designed to help you find the best places to play, stay, eat and beach in Michigan: all of your Michigan Travel Destinations in one map.

Part Michigan tourist map; part Michigan travel guide; this map provides information about the best spots in Michigan for travel and quick getaways. 

You’ll discover attractions in Michigan like Belle Isle and the Shipwreck Museum in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula; tourist attractions like Fort Mackinac and the Soo Locks. 

We’re also sharing information about the best natural attractions in Michigan such as Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and the Manitou Islands; Arch Rock on Mackinac Island; the Leelanau Peninsula and the Grand Traverse area.

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Use Your BEST Michigan Travel Map

We’ll take you over the Mackinac Bridge and into the upper peninsula to discover Copper harbor in the Keweenaw Peninsula; Isle Royale National Park and Marquette County’s natural and historic sites.

When it comes to travel maps, there’s world maps, continents maps, country maps, United States maps, county maps and region maps.

There’s digital maps, languages maps and printable maps.

You can even choose from a topographic map, a relief map, a physical map, an outline map or even a historical map.

However, this Michigan map – the Michigan Beach and Travel Map – is the ONLY map you’ll need to plan your best Michigan vacation, getaway or outdoor adventures.

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About our Interactive Map

Use the Interactive Michigan Beach and Travel Map to find things to do and see a variety of spots from Isle Royale to Grand Rapids; from Ann Arbor to Mackinac Island and beyond.

The beaches, cities and towns (including beach towns) in Michigan offer fun and interesting attractions for both residents and visitors, with a wide variety of events such as festivals, fairs and farmers markets scheduled throughout the year.

Our interactive map allows you to explore the locations, providing detailed information about the best places to play, stay, eat and beach in each area. 

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Explore Michigan with the Michigan Travel and Beach Map

Use the map to plan outdoor activities such a boat tours, visits to botanical gardens such as the Frederik Meijer Gardens and sculpture park.

The map includes important information about Great Lakes beaches along Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Superior and Lake Erie.

Michigan’s lakes are the jewels of the state, and you’ll also find information on Lake St Clair and inland lakes.

Use the map to find:

  • the best place for a family vacation
  • the best spots for romantic getaways
  • beaches ADA and Handicap Access
  • the best dog beaches in Michigan
  • …and more
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About Michigan

For those new to Michigan travel, here’s a few handy things to know: The state of Michigan is made up of two peninsula’s: the Upper Peninsula and the Lower Peninsula.

Both of these areas offer stunning natural beauty and unique cultural and historic attractions.

The largest city in the Michigan’s lower peninsula is Detroit, with other major cities including Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and Lansing (the capitol city).

Detroit Michigan’s metropolitan area includes Birmingham, Livonia, Plymouth, Northville, Warren Sterling Heights and Troy.

The largest city in the Upper Peninsula is Marquette, on the shores of Lake Superior and less than an hour from the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, one of Michigan’s most popular tourist destinations.

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List of Michigan Vacation Travel Spots

You can click on a location on the Interactive Michigan State map to plan a day trip, quick getaway or Michigan beach vacation.

Once you’ve decided where you want want to go, use a Google map of Michigan cities to plan your route.

Let us help you find the best spots for Michigan travel and find YOUR Michigan beach.

Be sure to check out the beautiful resorts in Michigan such as The Homestead in Glen Arbor; Crystal Mountain near Frankfort; Boyne Mountain near Charlevoix; Boyne Highlands just outside of Petoskey and Mission Point on Mackinac Island.

Explore these areas:

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Links to Map Collection

These maps of Michigan including Michigan counties and highway maps, showing cities and roads for easier travel planning.

You can customize mapping with many of these location maps, or use these maps to find specific city in Michigan.

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Michigan Travel Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Michigan famous for?

A. Michigan’s main claim to fame- and one that is hard to beat – is the endless Great Lakes shoreline which includes miles of pristine sand beach and clear, freshwater surf.
The natural beauty of Michigan is recognized across the country and includes popular vacation destinations such as Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore; Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Silver Beach in St. Joseph, MI.
If you’re seeking the most famous park in Michigan, there are many to choose from including the University of Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens ; Windmill Island in Holland; Pere Marquette beach and park in Muskegon and Belle Isle Park in Detroit.
Other spots that have put Michigan on the map include Greenfield Village and the Henry Ford historical museum (a great place to explore Michigan history) and Colonial Michilimackinac’s historic grounds in Mackinaw City.

Q. What is there to do in Michigan?

A. In addition to the endless miles of stunning beaches, the cities in Michigan offer something for visitors, too. In Detroit, the Detroit Institute of Arts and Detroit Zoo are must-sees.
The Michigan State capitol building an Impression 5 discovery center and museum in Lansing, Michigan belong on your list if you visit the area.
Attractions in Grand Rapids include the beautiful Grand River, which winds through city, and the walkable downtown which features some of Michigan’s top breweries.

Q. What is the best month to visit Michigan?

A. Anytime of the year is a great time to visit Michigan. In the summer; the coastline swells with beachgoers eager to enjoy the Great Lakes surf.
You’ll find some of the best fall color in the country as the foliage changes in northern Michigan. In the winter, Michigan is skiing and winter fun capitol of the Midwest.