Top Things To Do In Michigan: 31+ Cities, 100's of Activities, Best Beaches, Secret Houses, See Mind-Blowing Destinations and Romantic Places to Visit! 

Top Things To Do In Michigan: 31+ Cities, 100's of Activities, Best Beaches, Secret Houses, See Mind-Blowing Destinations and Romantic Places to Visit!  | By Sherry Trautman | Traveling Michigan

Are you ready to check off your bucket list with freakin' awesome Michigan attractions such as Sleeping Bear Dunes, Mackinac Island, Pictured Rocks, Point Betsie Lighthouse, The Henry Ford and Hitsville USA. 

Have you been itching to visit Michigan but wasn't sure where to go, what to see or the best way to do it?  We've got you! Michigan travel can be overwhelming due to sheer size and vast amount of fascinating things to see and do.

Things to do in Michigan: Where To Go?

Rock Your Next Michigan Vacation with our Interactive Michigan Map!

  • Easy to Use Interactive Map - Zoom In or Out for Better Vacation Planning (Maximize your vacation time!) 
  • Our Interactive Map Links to Restaurants, Hotels and Things to do
  • Top Must-Visit Michigan Cities 
  • Best Michigan Travel Destinations

Are you ready?  Let's GO!  

Tips on How to Use Our Popular Interactive Michigan Map

Helpful Michigan Map Tips for finding Things To Do Michigan:

  • Click on the plus and minus in the left corner to zoom in or out of the map.
  • Click on the icons for a link to more information, photos and tips.
  • Click on the map to drag and move it to view surrounding areas.
  • In the map Header, click on the rectangle in the upper left of the map to see a menu of all the Michigan cities. Click on anything that looks interesting to see where it is on the map. To hide the menu, click the rectangle in the header. 
  • In the Header, click on the "square" icon in the upper right side to expand the map for better viewing.

Quick Links to the Michigan Cities on the Interactive Map

Exciting Michigan Things To Do Michigan Map Destinations

Ann Arbor Michigan by Traveling Michigan

Ann Arbor Art Fair is a massive world renown art fair that takes over downtown Ann Arbor each July! I go every year as it's incredibly inspiring and festive!

Bay City Michigan by Traveling Michigan

Wander, Shop and Explore Bay City

More Things To Do Michigan

If you are visiting Battle Creek, be sure to stop by Binder Park Zoo, as it is truly one of the best zoos in Michigan! We love the freely wandering peacocks, trolley to Africa and the open viewing of so many animals.  

Love Food Network and Guy Fieri?   Hop in the car and try out all the Detroit Diners, Drive-in's and Dives with our fun interactive map!

Interesting Places in Michigan


Top 10 Interesting Places In Michigan  

  • Hidden locations in Michigan
  • Inspiring images to get you traveling!
  • Ever been on a pull across river fairy? Climbed Mount Baldhead?

Grab your camera and your party pants are things are about to get sporty!

East Tawas Michigan
Escanaba Michigan
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Grand Haven Michigan by Traveling Michigan

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – Anthony Bourdain

Isle Royale National Park is a remote island cluster in Lake Superior  where moose and wolves roam free

Lansing Michigan by Traveling Michigan

The Ultimate Lansing Day Trip

Things To Do Michigan

Click here for the free Mackinac Island Guide to Everything

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*TIP: Be sure to use the interactive Michigan Map to see what other cities are close by on your trip so you can maximize your Michigan vacation!

Midland Michigan 

  • Tridge (shown left)
  • Dow Gardens and Whiting Forest
  • Chippewa Nature Center 
  • City Forest 

Did you know that Conde' Nast named Saugatuck on their "Top 25 Beaches in the World?Here's more ideas to get you going-->A Guide to Saugatuck

Oh, Did you Hear Screaming?  It's Just Us Careening Down Silver Lake Sand Dunes!

The Silver Lake area feels like it's own world...or planet for that matter.  Once you arrive, you'll forget about everything else.  

If you love gettin' a little crazy on the dunes and love beaches, this place is definitely for you! 

Do you love Food Network and Guy Fieri as much as we do?  Grab the kids or a bunch of friends and follow along our interactive map to 14 Michigan Diners, Drive-in's and Dives!  Make Guy Fieri proud as you eat your way through Flavortown!

Visit Michigan's fantastic zoos and aquariums all year round!  

We hope this Interactive Michigan Map with awesome Michigan Cities and Towns was helpful in your Michigan Travel and Vacation Planning!

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