5 Bucket List Places ONLY in Michigan

Michigan is known as the Great Lakes State for the five large interconnecting fresh water lakes. Bordering with Canada, Michigan boasts 3,288 miles of coastline. The adventures and natural wonders are innumerable in this northern mid-west state of Michigan in the United States.

Mackinac Island

If beauty and nature had a baby – it would be Mackinac Island. This small, unique island is located in Lake Huron, 7 miles from the main land. There are no motor vehicles allowed and the major form of transportation is by bicycle or horse. You have to see it to believe and understand how amazing Mackinac Island really is. 

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Mackinac Island traffic

Horse Carriage at Fort Holmes

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Geese in Lake Huron at sunset, Mackinac Island, Michigan

 

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, on the Southern Shore of Lake Superior, between the cities of Grand Marais and Munising, Michigan. There are hiking trails, a variety of cruises, boating and kayaking options to see and experience Pictured Rocks. Going out on the water is the great way to see the whole picture ๐Ÿ˜‰ 

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Sleeping Bear Dunes

The north-western coast of Michigan, is home to spectacular sand dunes reaching as high 460 feet above Lake Michigan. One of the most popular spots to marvel at the beauty of Sleeping Bear Dunes, is stop #9 on Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive. Visitors love to run and jump and play in the mountains of sand, although it is important to abide by any posted warning signs. 

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Mackinac Bridge

Once the world’s longest suspension bridge at a length of 5 miles, the Mackinac Bridge spans the straits of Mackinac, where Lake Huron and Lake Michigan connect. At the southern side of the Mackinac Bridge lies Mackinaw City in the Lower Peninsula and at the northern end you will find, St. Ignace, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Once a year, on Labor Day, the Mackinac Bridge Authority allows foot traffic to cross the brige for the annual Mackinac Bridge Walk.ย 

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Taqhuamenon Falls

Located near the town of Paradise in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is Tahquamenon Falls. The Taqhuamenon River flows into two very distint waterfalls, known as the Upper and Lower Falls. The water here has a noticeably brown color due to tannins from the cedar swamps in which the river drains. Visitors are able to hike and walk the falls, there are also boat rentals and swimming at the Lower Falls. 

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If you’ve never seen these sights, you should make your way! Michigan is an incredible state, I feel so lucky to be so close to all it’s amazing beauty! What other sites would you add to this list?


Glamping in Michigan at Camp Wanders

Michigan Glamping near Mt. Pleasant and Alma Camp Wanders is officially open for glamping in Mid Michigan! After a soft-opening, hosting Michigan Blogger, FromMichiganwithLoveBlog, Camp Wanders has been hosting campers and travelers all types ever since. Read about From Michigan With Love Blogs mid-May camping stay at Camp Wanders! If you are looking for an … Continue reading Glamping in Michigan at Camp Wanders

Michigan Favorite Fall Places #MIFavoritePlaces

To celebrate the fabulous ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น, 3 local Michigan bloggers collaborated for September to share what they’re looking forward to this fall. Check out #MIFavoritePlaces post on Instagram to see more!
Michigan bloggers included in the Fall campaign:
@cassondra.wanders
@frommichiganwithloveblog
@exploremichiganmore
@allnatural.adventures

Mid Michigan Summer Fun #MIAwesomeList

pots in Mid Michigan! This summer I have referred to this amazing #MIAwesomeList2021 to find some new hidden gems to explore in our area! Including Uncle Johns Cider Mill, Anderson and Girls Orchard and Lumberjack Park.

Michigan Favorite Lighthouses #MIFavoritePlaces

National Lighthouse Day is coming up on August 7! Michigan is blessed with 124 lighthouses – the most of any state! So save this post if youโ€™re hoping to visit any of our beautiful lighthouses soon! Contributors for the July’s Lighthouse theme, MI Favorite places campaign on Instagram, shared their inspiration and recommendations for others … Continue reading Michigan Favorite Lighthouses #MIFavoritePlaces

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