If your family loves the outdoors, Mackinac Island is definitely a must-visit. The island offers you memorable hiking adventures through some of the most scenic views. You can also enjoy the city's culture through their art shows as well as party with your friends while dancing to the tune of some great live performers. The possibilities are endless in this island and it will definitely be one of highlights of your Michigan vacation.
You can find our first stop right on the coast of Lake Superior; you can’t miss it, the vivid colors and variety in the landscape makes Pictured Rocks what it’s famous for. Upon further inspection, you’ll find plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy: hiking, biking, camping, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, and plenty more. Let the crisp air of the outdoors invigorate you to explore and do more!
This is the place for you to explore and discover about America's most innovative and greatest inventions. If you love cars you will enjoy going through the Presidential Limousines exhibit and if you enjoy everything about airplanes and things that fly you will adore the Heroes of the Sky exhibit. You will also have a fantastic time going back to the past and learn about the legacy of American innovators from the 18th to 20th centuries.
You don’t have to go to Washington D.C. to see an epic government building. Instead, take a trip to Lansing to see the Michigan State Capitol. The building was seen as an architectural achievement when it was opened on January 1, 1879. At the time, it was one of the first state capitol buildings to feature a lofty cast iron dome. Today, it’s a National Historic Landmark that attracts over 100,000 tourists each year. In addition to the architecture, visitors can enjoy nine acres of hand-painted art at the capitol.
Home of the mighty Wolverines, this university is one of the top-ranked in the country among many categories, not just sports programs. Also, included in the 2,800 acre campus is a Natural History Museum, the Power Center for the Performing Arts, the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, the University of Michigan’s Museum of Art, and the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, to name a few. There’s plenty to see at the University of Michigan, enough for a full day of events and interactive learning.