2016 Best of Michigan Awards

2013 Best of Michigan Award

The 2016 Best of Michigan awards program is all about what our visitors love about Michigan.  We want to let YOU highlight what you, our readers think are the best destinations, things to do, places to go and more throughout the state.

From the six major categories, nominate your favorites.  Winners will be announced on our site August 2, 2016.

Who Should Participate? YOU!

If you love Michigan, thanks for telling us where to find the best that it has to offer so we could recognize them!

If you are promoting a Michigan product or company you love, or you yourself have been recognized here, we will give you resources to spread the word. The more the merrier! Tell all your friends, your family, your Twitter followers or your Facebook friends. It is ok to brag!

Click here for promotional resources to help spread the word!

The Dates:

Public Voting  Now Open

Winners Will Be Announced this fall in a Special Section of this site and highlighted for the next year.

The Categories:

Best of Michigan Destinations:  Vote for your favorites here...

  • Best Place to Take the Kids on a Vacation
  • Best Place to Vacation on a Budget
  • Best Place for Camping
  • Best Destination for an Adventure
  • Best State Park
  • Best Places to Go Mountain Biking
  • Best Place to Go Snowmobiling
  • Best Place to Go Fishing
  • Best Inland Lake
  • Best Place for Michigan Boating
  • Best Ski Resort
  • Best Place to Downhill Ski

Best of Michigan Outdoors:  Vote for your favorites here...

  • Best Resort for a Golf Vacation
  • Best Golf Course
  • Best Outdoor Activities in Michigan
  • Best Michigan Beach
  • Best Hiking Trails
  • Best Biking Trails
  • Best Place for Michigan Boating Fun

Best Romantic Places in Michigan:  Vote for your favorites here...

  • Best Honeymoon Destination
  • Most Romantic Hotel
  • Most Romantic Bed and Breakfast
  • Most Romantic Place in Michigan

Best Places to Stay In Michigan: Vote for your favorites here...

  • Best Hotel in Michigan
  • Best Michigan Resort for Families
  • Most Kid-Friendly Resort
  • Best Luxury Hotel
  • Best Budget Hotel
  • Best Bed and Breakfast
  • Best Michigan Beach Resort
  • Best Budget Hotel
  • Best Michigan Campgrounds for Kids   
  • Best Michigan State Park Camping    
  • Best Michigan RV Resort   

Best Things to Do in Michigan: Vote for your favorites here...

  • Most Relaxing Spa Vacation Spot
  • Best Tourist Attraction
  • Best Indoor Water Park
  • Best Michigan Casino
  • Best Weekend Getaway
  • Favorite Free Thing To See or Do in Michigan
  • Best Michigan Fair or Festival
  • Best Museum
  • Best Michigan Zoo

Made in Michigan's Best:  Vote for your favorites here...

  • Best Made-in-Michigan Product
  • Best Place for Michigan News
  • Best Pro-Michigan Tweets
  • Best Michigan Sports Team
  • Best Farmers Market
  • Best Michigan Winery
  • Best Michigan Microbrewery

Good luck!