Headlands International Dark Sky Park at the tip of Michigan’s mitten is located two miles west of Mackinaw City. This stretch of wilderness along Lake Michigan has been open as a sky park since 2011.
2016 marked the centennial of the National Park Service, created by President Woodrow Wilson to preserve America’s wilderness and heritage.
Michigan makes the perfect destination for paddling with the loons – but you have to get up pretty early to see these enchanting birds.
With nearly 3,300 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, it’s not surprising that Michigan offers visitors a wide array of beaches to choose from.
Whether you’re a backyard bird feeder viewer, a new birder, a “twitcher” who searches for rare birds or someone in between, have we got a birdwatching spot for you.
Join us as we explore the tradition of making Native American snowshoes in Shingleton, MI – and what makes Michigan a great place for this winter sport.
The UP’s Porcupine Mountains offer adventure, beauty and solitude. At 60,000 acres (26 miles long and 10 miles wide), this is Michigan’s largest state park.
World-class golf and dining at the same location might seem an odd twosome at first glance, but not in Michigan. It’s a regular occurrence, and remarkably convenient.
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.