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Eastern Upper Peninsula Travel Guide

Visit the Central Upper Peninsula
The central portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is true north country: an area of dramatic differences ranging from towering painted cliffs overlooking Lake Superior to miles of thickly forested land to quiet, secluded stretches of Lake Michigan.

The rich Native American history of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula comes to life here, as it does throughout the eastern and western upper peninsula. You’ll find historic sites and museums celebrating the background throughout the area.

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17 Must-Visit Michigan Islands

Michigan Islands?
That’s right. When you think about the mitten-shaped state of Michigan, the word “island” doesn’t come to mind. Beautiful lakes? Check. Amazing hiking trails? Check. Culinary craft? Check. All four seasons? Check. The list goes on and on.

But now, Islands?
Michigan offers all there is to have in a state and more, and now these 17 Must-Visit Michigan Islands are ones to add to the top of your to-do list when it comes to new treasured experiences in Michigan. From populated islands to remote isles, there is an island in Michigan for you.
For a memorable escape and a unique adventure, these Michigan Islands will have you forgetting you’re located in the Midwest.

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BEST Michigan Beach Towns (2022): Your Ultimate Guide to FUN

We ALL agree that Michigan beaches are amazing…but have you heard about our Michigan Beach Towns?

We’re talking about those spots just beyond the sparkling water and sandy beaches where you’ll find food, fun and memories…and if you’re lucky perhaps a glass of wine or craft beer and something fun to take home with you.

The very best beachtowns combine a little bit of everything: proximity to sparkling sand and surf; a walkable downtown area with plenty of fun shops and boutiques to browse and pick up a trinket or two; comfortable benches and/or a park to rest a bit; and some good restaurants or cafes to sample the local food.

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25 Best Things to Do in Michigan with Kids

There’s no question that Michigan is made for kids, an ultimate playground filled with loads of amazing outdoor attractions, and some pretty cool indoor ones, too.

If you’re planning to vacation in Michigan with kids, a Michigan summer vacation getaway, or simply need some fun spring break activities, look no further than these great kid-friendly Michigan adventures.

Each one is sure to leave your children smiling, and we’re pretty sure you’ll be smiling too.

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