Within Michigan are at least 3,000 miles of snowshoe and cross-country ski trails, plus about 50 downhill ski areas that total more than 1,000 runs.
This is the season when arrival of fresh snow might be the purpose of a party, not a reason to cancel plans. Most shows go on regardless of subzero temps or windchill factors.
With 25 wineries, the Leelanau Peninsula boasts the state’s largest wine trail, so many now that it’s been divided into three more easily navigated loops.
Whether your visit is to artisans of cabbage, or of pottery, performance, food or craft cocktails, you’ll find a similar passion for creativity, perfection, history and learning infused throughout Ann Arbor.
A fun time is on tap and just a train ride away in Kalamazoo, the southwest Michigan city that is the birthplace of the state’s booming craft beer scene.
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Big-name architects, a choice of championship quality courses, luxury and some welcome affordability help define golf in the Petoskey area.
Long a destination for families, the Traverse City area has excellent trails for hiking and biking, some of the top golf courses in the state, plus beaches, shopping, and a thriving cultural scene.
Michigan lays claim to more lighthouses than any other state in the country, each year drawing lighthouse lovers to the 120 beacons that once served as vital warning lights and waypoints within the Great Lakes.