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Top 5 Tourist Attractions Of Michigan

by on September 30, 2014
 

Michigan is one of the states in the US that you should never miss out. It offers a number of surprising and amazing destinations for tourists. In fact, this state has some of the most underrated tourist spots, anyone who visits the state will be amazed by the natural wonders and sites it offers. If you decide to make Michigan your next destination, here are 5 of the must see tourist spots to visit.

Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a perfect destination for families who love outdoor adventures and activities. Upon arrival, you will be taken back in time with scenes and sights of the Victorian era.

Most motorized vehicles are prohibited on the island, so it’s not surprising to see the streets are filled with only bicycles and horse-drawn carriages.

More than 80% of Mackinac Island are part of the Mackinac Island State Park, giving you a chance to spend time with your family through outdoor adventures.

The Mackinac Island State Park consists of hiking and biking trails, as well as, historical landmarks. There are about 500 permanent residents in the island, however, there are people who set up temporary residence for seasonal businesses.

Grand Rapids

Every year, Grand Rapids, Michigan consistently makes it to the top of the Lonely Planet’s List of top 10 US Destinations.

The city allows easy access to the amazing Lake Michigan Gold Coast of beaches.

You will also enjoy a variety of activities in the city, including top golf courses, fishing spots, as well as, biking and hiking trails.

Traverse City

If you love cherries, then you will love Traverse City.

The city is one of the biggest producers of this delicious fruit.

North of the city is home to a number of wineries which made the area famous.

In addition to regular attractions, the city is also a shopping and dining destination.

The Isle Royale

This is the largest island in Lake Superior and the second largest that belongs to the State of Michigan.

Isle Royal, together with other 450 smaller islands surrounding is considered a National park since the 1930s.

There are no permanent residents living in the island, so it is an exciting destination for those who are looking for outdoor fun and adventures.

In order to visit the island, you must take a ferry or seaplane. Isle Royale is open to the public only during warmer months (April – October).

Detroit

The city of Detroit is the 10th largest in the whole US. There are a lot of things to discover and enjoy in Detroit.

It is home to numerous destinations including the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.

Detroit is home to America’s most famous car, the Ford.

Detroit is famous for many nicknames including, Motown City, Hockey Town, and Renaissance City.

If you are interested in knowing more about the automobile history, then a visit to this city is a must.

If you are looking for a unique and amazing all American experience, Michigan should be on your list of travel destinations. The State offers some of the most interesting spots that you will never see anywhere else in the world.

Author Bio: The author Nicola Williams is from UK. She is a professional content writer and a blogger.  Most of her articles include her travel experiences. Her hobbies are travelling, trekking and cooking. Currently she is working on a project Australian visas which helps in visa assistance.

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