Whether you are first time visitor or a long time resident to our great state, Michigan has plenty of offerings for one to see and do. To that end, we have created a long list of 101 wonderful places to go, things to see and experiences to encounter all over the State of Michigan. Take a gander, pick a spot and start a wonderful adventure and explore the beautiful State of Michigan.
1). Share a sunrise over Lake Huron
2). Attend a performance at the Fox Theatre.
3). Visit The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn.
4). Explore the State Capitol of Michigan in Lansing.
5). Walk or Bike Across the Mackinaw Bridge in September.
6). Enjoy Nature at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens.
7). Explore the Galleries Detroit Institute of Arts.
8). Admire the Detroit skyline from the shores of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
9). Go on a Solar System Safara at the Roger P. Chaffee Planetarium in Grand Rapids.
10). Take of a tour of Bells Brewery in Kalamazoo.
11). Stroll back in time at Greenfield Village.
12). Find the perfect Christmas ornament at Bronners in Frankenmuth.
13). Dip your toes in 4 of the 5 Great Lakes, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Superior and Lake Michigan.
14). Be a part of the Detroit Thanksgiving Parade.
15). Take a tour of the Cranbrook House.
16). Take a horse drawn carriage ride around Mackinac Island.
17). Pick some Michigan peaches during the months of July through September.
18). Take in the Tulips at the Holland Tulip Festival every May.
19). Get up close with the animals at the Detroit Zoo .
20). Enjoy some great chicken in Frankenmuth ( and visit the sites too)!
21). Explore Ojibwa culture in St. Ignace, Michigan.
22). Savor High Tea and Walk across the porch of the Grand Hotel.
23). Go fly fishing in one of Michigan great rivers and streams.
24). Take a ferry ride to Isle Royale National Park.
25). Explore African American History at The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.
26). Watch the action on the ice at a Red Wings game.
27). See a Great Lakes shipper glide through the Soo Locks.
28). Stop for a photo op in “Paradise”, Michigan.
29). Go back to the 50′s along the Woodward Cruise.
30). Attend a performance at Hill Auditorium.
31). Trace Michigan’s history at Michigan Historical Museum in Lansing.
32). Discover the wonders at Frederik Meijers Gardens and Scupture Park.
33). Notice the colors of Tahquamenon Falls.
34). How many of Michigan 115 lighthouses can you visit?
35). Take a picture of Pictured Rocks.
36). Ride a dune buggy across the sand dunes along Lake Michigan.
37). Explore and galleries and boutiques in Saugatuck.
38). Savor the Wines of Michigan along the Wine Trail.
39). Go on a moose hike in Isle Royale National Park.
40). Take a scenic drive through the Tunnel Trees along Lake Michigan.
41). Explore the shipwrecks of Thunder Bay in Alpena.
42). Learn all about logging at Hartwick Pines State Park.
43). Visit the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Libary and Museum.
44). Go Batty with the Bats in Iron Mountain.
45). Search the shore line for Petoskey stones along Lake Michigan from Leelanau County to Petoskey.
46). Visit Copper Harbor and learn all about the copper mining history in Michigan.
47). Take a tour of Beaver Island, located 32 miles out on Lake Michigan.
48). Visit Big Bay in Northern Michigan for all seasonal recreational fun.
49). Cruise the AuSable River aboard the AuSable River Queen .
50). Bring out the scientist in your son or daughter at the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum.
51). Sample the galleries in Traverse City.
52). View the Elk at Pigeon River.
53). Visit the CCC Museum in North Higgins Lake State Park.
54). Go cherry pickin.
55). Visit the Honolulu House in Marshall Michigan.
56). Check out the Sloan Longway Museum in Flint.
57). Love Bugs and Butterflys? Come to Butterfly House on Mackinac Island.
58). How many of the 101 Michigan State Parks can you visit?
59). Go salmon fishing on Lake Michigan.
60). Marvel at the artwork at Grand Rapids Art Museum.
61). Go horseback riding along the sands of Lake Michigan.
62). Try your luck at the casions and enjoy some delicious food at Greektown.
63). Cheer for the Tigers at Comerica Park
64). Walk across the diag at the UM in Ann Arbor.
65). Check the speed and attend a NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway.
66). Hit the slopes at Boyne Mountain .
67). Take your photo with George Armstrong Custer.
68). Spend some time with the wildlfe at Cabela’s in Dundee, Michigan.
69). Show your Lions Pride and attend a game of Detroit Lions.
70). Inspire your children at Grand Rapids Childrens Museum.
71). Watch the Broadwing Hawk migration at Lake Erie Metropark.
72). Visit the Big House in Ann Arbor.
73). Paddle your way down the Raisin River.
74). Go to Hell. Hell, Michigan that is.
75). Share the experience of Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad.
76). Stroll the streets of Ann Arbor during the Ann Arbor Artfair in July.
77). Catch a glimpse of the Port Huron to Mackinac Yacht Race.
78). Visit one of only 10 Dark Sky Designations in the world.
79). Have your picture taken in front of Sparty.
80). Pick out a unique and inexpensive toy at the Peaceable Kingdom in Ann Arbor.
81). Sail out to the Manitou Islands.
82). Climb to the top of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse.
83). Hear the Wolves howl at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.
84). Catch a flick at the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
85). Take a raft ride and gaze down into Michigan’s largest freshwater Spring at < a href=”http://michiganmainstreets.com/palms-brook-state-park Palms Book State Park.
86). Be a part of the International Cherry Pit Spitting Contest in Eau Claire.
87). Visit the Japanese Cultural Center .
88). Sit down for breakfast World Largest Breakfast Table.
89). Stroll along the Blue Water History Trail in Port Huron.
90). Walk the 700 foot Riverwalk Pier in Bay City.
91). Enjoy the spectacular view of Lake in the Clouds at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State park.
92). Stroll the 100 foot Fallasburg Covered Bridge in Lowell.
93). Enjoy the Musical Fountain seen nightly in Grand Haven.
94). Climb the 400 foot sand dune near Glen Lake.
95). Cruise the Tall Ship Manitou at Grand Traverse Bay.
96). Explore the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point.
97). Witness how cars are made at Ford River Rouge Factory Tour.
98). Drive the 35 mile long scenic Leelanau Peninsula.
99). Share a look at wildlife at the 9000 acre Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge.
100). Pick out your dream car at the annual Detroit Auto Show.
101). Share a sunset over Lake Michigan.