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Anne Erickson


North Breakwater Lighthouse

I was born and raised in Michigan, so I have some pride about being a Michigander. This state has so many great spots to visit, which makes road-tripping fun- expect in the winter, of course. If there was one thing I could change about Michigan, it would be winters here.

The folks at put together a list of their picks for the 11 best places to visit in Michigan. Check out the list below. How many have you visited? My count is six. I have some work to do!

11 of the Best Places to Visit in Michigan via

Detroit – Best for art and nightlife

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – Best for days at the beach

Traverse City – Best for couples

Mackinac Island – Best for families

Isle Royale National Park – Best for unspoiled wilderness

Saugatuck – Best town for LGBTQ+ travelers

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore – Best for kayaking and boating

Grand Rapids – Best city for craft breweries

Keweenaw Peninsula – Best for fall colors

Holland – Best area for camping

Marquette – Best for adrenaline sports

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Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at and tweet at her @AnneErickson!