Michigan is one of the top 10 maple syrup producing states. It is the first harvest of the year and is celebrated with festivals around the state.
At the 45th Parallel, halfway between the equator and the North Pole, Michigan has a sweet spot that is kissed by the waves of the largest lake totally within U.S. borders. It’s a tart spot, too. This spot, in Michigan’s northwest Lower Peninsula, is the world’s Cherry Capital.
Michigan’s Lower Peninsula is shaped like a hand so that it can hold a Coney dog properly. There can be no other explanation. This is the epicenter of the Coney nation.
There is a magical quality surrounding the island—something about taking a step back in time, where the sweet scent of fudge follows you along Main Street.
Chef Mario Batali shares his favorite northern Michigan food finds with Experience Michigan magazine.
Legs Inn, beloved by generations of travelers, is described on its historical marker as “one of Michigan’s most exuberant and unusual landmarks,” and the menu is as surprising and esoteric as the folk art.
Pasties were introduced to Michigan in the mid1800s by miners…toting experience from a nation rich in tin mines, rocky cliffs, legends and practical comfort food.
Somewhere between Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, depending on the coolness of nights and frequency of rain, people head to the woods in search of morels.
This bakery’s path to success is paved with sugar and sprinkles. Cops & Doughnuts, a cop-owned bakery, retail store and diner complex, has become a thriving tourist attraction in downtown Clare, Mich.