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.
The star of Holland’s numerous bike paths is the Lakeshore Trail, a 20-mile multi-use bike path connecting Holland and Grand Haven.
Big-name architects, a choice of championship quality courses, luxury and some welcome affordability help define golf in the Petoskey area.
Within Michigan are at least 150 waterfalls, says the state’s Department of Natural Resources, and almost all are in the Upper Peninsula, above the Straits of Mackinac.