Michigan Vacation Tip Insider

Welcome to the “Michigan Vacation Tip Insider!” We asked some Michigan locals and frequent visitors to share their favorite places to visit so that you can plan your Michigan vacation getaway and hit all the best hot spots throughout Michigan.

These are not your run-of-the-mill tourist traps, but instead are what the locals thinks are can't-miss things to do in their hometowns.

So whether you looking for a wonderful Bed and Breakfast or looking for the top family beach destination, here are your vacation tips from those who know Michigan best.

Here is What Our Michigan Visitors Had to Say:

Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor
Getaway Guide

My Ann Arbor Tips Submitted by John
Ann Arbor Arboretum Ann Arbor is best known as the home of the University of Michigan, a Big Ten school. Many visitors, of course, enjoy attending a football game or visiting the....

The Best College Town Submitted by Kyle
My hometown is Ann Arbor. It is the best college town I have ever been to, and with that comes a lot of activities. During the summer, the Ann Arbor film festival...


Cadillac Michigan Insider Tips
Cozy Northern Michigan Getaway Submitted by Audra
Cadillac is a great place to visit if you would enjoy a both friendly and a cozy Northern Michigan getaway....

Chelsea Michigan Tips
Chelsea is a Fun Place to Visit Submitted by Jeff
If you're looking for a small town feel but plenty to explore, Chelsea Michigan has a lot to offer.....

Detroit Vacation Tips
EVERYTHING that Detroit has to offer Submitted by Dominic
Detroit has plenty for you to do. So many restaurants, museums, sports events....

Drummond Island Vacation Tips
What to Do on Drummond Island Submitted by Mitch
When you come to Drummond Island, Michigan you will have to stay at the Drummond Island Resort. It was built a few years ago as a company retreat place and now is open to the public...

Drummond Island Michigan Submitted by Aster
Drummond Island is a year round outdoor enthusiasts' paradise. We welcome your visit, and we hope you come up to enjoy the second largest fresh water island in the United States...

Gaylord Michigan
Gaylord is a Beautiful Place Anytime Submitted by John B.
In the winter time you can visit the Treetops Resort for skiing. Considered the "buckle" of the "Snow Belt" this area receives about 175 inches of snow per year...

Grand Rapids Travel Tips from the Locals

Grand Rapids Meijer Gardens

Visit Grand Rapids! Submitted by April

Hello, my name is April and my hometown is Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids, Michigan is a great city to live in and to visit! It is the second largest city in Michigan and it's located in West Michigan, which is a beautiful area of the state....

Come to my hometown of Grand Rapids! Submitted by J.T.

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is here in my home town of Grand Rapids, MI. The Sculpture Park has some beautiful works of art along quiet walkways and waterways. There is also a children's garden...

Houghton Lake Michigan
Best Places to Visit Submitted by Andy
One of the best places to visit in Michigan is my hometown of Houghton Lake. The town of Houghton Lake is located in Roscommon County. Although the town is only around 4000, we grow by several thousand during the summer months...

Lake Orion
Things to Do in Lake Orion Submitted by Sara
My hometown is a wonderful place to spend time relaxing, shopping, and...

Lansing Michigan
Things to Do in Michigan's Capital City Submitted by Julie
Our capital city is such a great place to be going and has so many things to do and places you will want to see...

Manistee Michigan Vacation Ideas for Manistee Submitted by Stacy
I was born and raised in the quaint town of Manistee Michigan and have seen a lot of things come and go in my time. My favorite thing about Manistee is the water. You can get to Lake Michigan...

Mackinac Island Michigan

Mackinac Island is a Wonderful! Submitted by Ed
Mackinac Island is a wonderful place to vacation, for both adults and children...
Marquette skiing

Marquette Vacation Insider Tips
Things to Do in Marquette Submitted by Lee
When you visit the upper peninsula you have to stop in Marquette, Michigan. Some of the best things in life are free...

Pentwater Vacation
Pentwater Vacation Tip Insider Submitted by Daniel C.
My hometown is Pentwater, Michigan, and I must say it’s great for what it is...a chance to visit there is having a chance to relax and escape...

Pinckney Vacation Tips
Visit my Hometown! Submitted by Carrie
My name is Carrie, and I am excited to tell you a bit about my hometown of Pinckney in Livingston County, Michigan. It isn't really a town, it's a village of 2,141 people centrally located ...

Suttons Bay
My Hometown Tips! Submitted by Carol
Hi, I am about 18 miles from downtown Suttons Bay and drive there when wanting to take a cruise. ...

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