With more than 3,000 miles of coastline, Michigan boasts more beaches and shores than any other state in the continental United States; from the four majestic Great Lakes that border the state to small ponds, Michigan is home to more than 11,000 lakes. In addition to the state's natural attractions, visitors and residents alike can enjoy a diverse selection of events and attractions, including festivals, museums, theaters and more.
- Name of location Holland, MI
Begun in 1929, the Holland Tulip Time Festival strives to remind the local community of its Dutch Heritage. In addition to the 6 million tulips, there are parades, live music events, Dutch market place, and parades. There is something for all ages.
- Name of location Boyne City, MI
On Mother's Day weekend, the city of Boyne comes alive to celebrate the morel mushroom. Those that know mushrooms consider this one a delicacy. Here guests can enjoy local dishes made with this treat, songs sung about them and a mushroom hunt.
- Name of location East Lansing, MI
Each May, this exciting art festival features over 200 artists. There will be live music on two stages and a food vendor area that features cuisines from around the world. Children have their own activity area that includes many hands-on activities.
- Name of location Detroit, MI
At the end of each summer, lovers of electronic music come to Detroit. They enjoy 36 hours of exciting, live tech music performances from popular artists. On four stages, more than 70 artists will perform as guests dance the nights away.
- Name of location Grand rapids, MI
Each June, the streets of Grand Rapids transform into a three-day street festival. Guests enjoy wandering among booths set up by many local artists and food vendors. Six stages provide many great music performances. With storytelling and activities, this is an event for the entire family.
- Name of location Ann arbor, MI
For one day each June, local restaurants set up tables and offer visitors bite size tastes of their best dishes. Over forty local restaurants participate and offer a range of flavors and cuisines. Kids can enjoy sidewalk chalk art and beanbag tossing. It is a great day for the whole family.