The story of how the Manitou Islands earned their names dates back to a time when the Ottawa and Chippewa tribes inhabited the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, in the “little finger” of Michigan’s Mitten.
A recent renovation at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids helps immerse visitors in the story of the 38th president, and to illustrate the values that remain hallmarks of Ford and his wife Betty’s long years of public service.
Michigan’s maritime heritage is the fascinating focus of museums that help us to better understand and appreciate the triumph and tragedy of this aspect of the state’s rich history.
2016 marked the centennial of the National Park Service, created by President Woodrow Wilson to preserve America’s wilderness and heritage.
Michigan has plenty of family-friendly resorts; we’ve gathered a few of our top gathering spots for a winter oasis weekend.
SS Edmund Fitzgerald – it has been called “the Titanic of the Great Lakes” and ranks among the most famous shipwrecks in American history.
Detroit’s early auto barons lived in high style. Their lavish mansions, representing the finest in early 20th-century craftsmanship, are paneled in rich woods and furnished with antiques, handcrafted chandeliers and tapestries.
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.
Located northeast of Detroit, the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House is an exquisite mansion situated on the shore of Lake St. Clair and where the couple raised their family of four children.