"The Wolverine State" is famous for Great Lakes (borders on four of the five Great Lakes), Fishing, Swimming, Water Sports, Holland (Tulip Center of America), Cherries, Farmland, Auto Manufacturing, and Mackinaw Bridge.
Explore the Great Lakes and more from Michigan's bed & breakfasts
With 3,200 miles of shoreline, Michigan's lakeshores are arguably the biggest attraction for travelers. A Michigan bed and breakfast will offer beautiful views and access to the state's incredible natural beauty. The lakeshore is also home to the state's 115 lighthouses, 34 that are accessible to visitors. The lakeshore also offers visitors access to fishing, boating, hiking, swimming and more. The lakeshore is also home to one of the state's most recognizable landmarks, the Mackinaw Bridge.
Michigan's inland also has much to offer travelers, including 850 public golf courses, nearly 100 state parks, and 11,000 inland lakes. The state is also home to numerous museums, such as the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, and Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.
From dinner cruises to wineries, Michigan has plenty to tempt your tastebuds, including the delicacies available at many Michigan inns. In Michigan's Northern Lower Peninsula, wineries and orchards are abundant, while the southern portion of the state offers travelers a bounty of nightlife and fine dining.
From the wilderness of northern Michigan, to the young and thriving city of Grand Rapids, and everything in between, Michigan is a beautiful state with something to offer everyone. Set up shop at a Michigan bed and breakfast and spend the day lying on the beach, exploring nature, drinking the best beer in the nation or visiting the Motor City. Check out our list of the top four places to visit on your next Michigan vacation:
- Mackinac Island - With an atmosphere of a simpler time, Mackinaw Island has been a top tourist attraction for travelers to Michigan for decades. The island is full of natural wonders, scenic beauty, fantastic food, and rich history. Just remember that no cars are allowed.
- Grand Rapids - Beer City USA is home to fantastic food, drink, and fun. Spend the day at the zoo with the kids or sipping some of the best beer in the nation. While you’re at it drive 30 minutes to Holland and dip your toes in Lake Michigan.
- Traverse City - Golden sand beaches, gorgeous scenery and year-round activities make Traverse City a great stop for any nature lover. Hit the lake on a kayak or boat then visit the many pristine wineries in the area. Don’t forget to grab some cherries while you’re there.
- Grand Haven - Located right off of Lake Michigan, the Coast Guard Capital is home to beautiful fresh water beaches, warm summer sun and tons of festivals all season long. Explore Grand Haven’s many shops and restaurants, watch the fireworks on the beach or head to the water and enjoy the lake.
Whatever area of Michigan you decide to explore, let the innkeeper at your Michigan bed and breakfast fill you in on the best places to visit. You might even find a wonderful destination well off the beaten path!
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