Traveling Michigan is an action packed travel website filled with tons of unique travel ideas, vacation itineraries and things to do in Michigan. We have lots of ideas for singles, couples, retirees and families traveling with children. We're certain you will find a destination that's perfect for you!
If you consciously choose to EXPERIENCE a city rather than just visit it, you will take home so much more than just a fond memory.
Embrace the feeling of the city, it's culture and it's people. Notice your reaction to it. You may feel strength, intimidation, inspiration or joy. Engage in conversations with strangers, relish in new experiences and at times quietly observe the activity around you.
Take time to look up.
Notice the stars, the trees, exquisite clouds, the balconies on buildings or rooftop restaurants.
Remaining open to the possibilities of a new city can create tremendous personal growth, spark a new passion, change your perceptions or teach you something about yourself. Taking the time to look up has greatly enriched my traveling adventures.
At Traveling Michigan We Hope To:
Save You Money
Save You Time
Help You Prepare, Pack and Plan Accordingly
Make the Most of Your Vacation
Take the Guess Work Out of Planning
Common Vacation Planning Mistakes to Avoid
Vacation Mistake #1: "We'll just figure it out when we get there." Winging it is great (and lots of fun) but it's best to have a general plan to prevent disappointment. I channel the A-Team when I say, "I love it when a plan comes together."
Vacation Mistake #2: "We MUST do these 3,748 things on my list or I'll be upset." This was me....5 years ago. I was stressed on every trip (so were my travel companions.) Don't be me.
Vacation Mistake #3: "This hotel says its affordable and isolated, I say we go for it." Yikes...it's kind of like going on a date from a Craig's list ad. You just hope you don't end up in a tub of ice with a missing kidney.
You've worked too hard and saved too much money to waste it on a disaster vacation. Let us help.
Don't Be A Griswold.
Traveling Michigan To The Rescue!
Trust us, we've made numerous travel mistakes in the travels for making Traveling Michigan. But in the past four yearswe have spent over 300 nights in hotels while travelingthroughout Michigan and the United States. So it's safe to say we understand your travel needs.
Use our travel savvy knowledge and first hand experiences to dramatically improve your trip's chances of success!
Do you have a specific destination in mind? If so, visit our Traveling Michigan Destinations page. Spend some time studying the locations as you may discover some not-to-missed restaurants, shops, trails or sightseeing opportunities just off-the-beaten path.
What about a guided ROAD TOUR to some of our favorite locations to Traveling Michigan Roads? Travel with a group of like-minded travel enthusiasts to hidden and off-the-beaten path destinations throughout Michigan. The best part is, all you have to do is show up at the departing location and all the planning is done for you! Really, it's magic!
Our Motorsports page features hardcore outdoor adventures!
Check out our Things to Do pagefor our favorite sparkling beaches, inspiring drives, tours and outside activities. This page is perfect if you need inspiration for an afternoon of fun!
So pack your camera, lace up your boots and grab some sunglasses as we inspire your travels throughout Michigan!
Enjoy Michigan Through Our Eyes
This site grew from that simple "Travel
Michigan" question. It is based upon our ever-growing passion for a very
special place. It shares...
our favorite beaches
"must do" Michigan activities
best hotels and resorts (from the cheapest to "don't
our top-choice Michigan Cottages and places to stay
yummiest Michigan restaurants
most rewarding Michigan sight-seeing and nature spots
why we choose to live here
totally unique "little things" that make Michigan Michigan
our #1 tip for exploring Michigan
and many other "Michigan best" things to do, eat, and
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