Travel to Michigan and enjoy all the amenities via a vacation home!
by Robin Fowler
It's no secret that Michigan is one of the United States' best places to go for a fun all-around family vacation. There are mountains and valleys, lakes and beaches, and charming and friendly communities to explore. No matter what time of year you visit, there is fun and adventure to be had! From fun on the slopes to relaxing lakeside, you will never be looking for something to do in Michigan; fun has a way of finding you when you are there!
Wintertime in Michigan is a special time filled with diverse activities - indoors and out - amid a snowy white wonderland. Enjoy skiing at over 40 fabulous ski resorts. The Upper Peninsula of the state features such premier ski facilities as Ottawa National Forest, Mount Bohemia, and Marquette Mountain. The Lower Peninsula of Michigan is alive with exciting slopes at places like Crystal Mountain, Boyne Mountain, and Nub's Nob. In addition to the many downhill and cross-country skiing opportunities, there is also the thrill of snowboarding to experience. Snowboarding enthusiasts from all over the country come to Michigan to sample the excellent terrain at places like Nub's Nob, Crystal Mountain, Swiss Valley, Ski Brule, and Mount Bohemia, to name just a few!
For another type of winter thrill, Michigan boasts more than 6,000 miles of well-maintained snowmobiling trails in every region of the state. For a fun rush in the Michigan snow, try the White Pine Trail, the Betsie Valley Trail, Graying, or the Grand Marais Snow Trails!
If skiing isn't your thing, or you are ready to come in from the snow, there is plenty of fun to be had indoors during the chillier months in Michigan! Enjoy the many museums around the state, splash around at one of Michigan's indoor water parks, get pampered at one of the state's premier spas, and sample fine dining selections around the state!
The warm months in Michigan are ideal for family vacations filled with playing in the sun! There are miles of beautiful freshwater coastline along Lakes Superior, Michigan, Erie, and Huron, where you can swim, water ski, sail, and frolic until your heart's content! Enjoy boating and canoeing along the more than 10,000 miles of interior freshwater lakes. And fishermen will relish the opportunity to catch trout, salmon, and bass in these fertile waters!
There are plenty of adventures to be had off the water in Michigan, too! Take an enjoyable bike ride through the state's diverse terrain, including the beaches, forests, sandstone cliffs, and along the many creeks. Try hiking one of Michigan's many scenic paths. Explore national parks and preserves, primitive trails and well-defined paths. The hiking is great at places like Allegan State Game Area, Copper Country State Forest, McLain State Park, and many, many others!
Avid golfers will enjoy the 1,000+ golf courses sprinkled throughout the beautiful state of Michigan. Instantly, you will understand why so many find Michigan premier golfing country! The courses are verdant, with beautiful backdrops of hills and valleys, and calming waterways.
During the summer months in Michigan, there is no better way to enjoy the heat and sun than at a fun amusement park or a refreshing water park! Enjoy Alpine Mountain Adventure Park, Adventure Island, Fun Country Amusement Park, Red Oaks Water Park, and many more! Or, explore some of Michigan's historic lighthouses, zoos, art galleries, museums, farms, and wineries. Or scratch your itch to spend at the many farmer's markets, specialty shops, boutiques, and shopping centers. There is such a wide variety of things to see and enjoy in Michigan!
When you are planning your vacation to Michigan, you will no doubt want the very best in accommodations for your family during your stay. For the best in convenience and comfort, you should consider a Michigan vacation rental property for your next vacation! A Michigan vacation rental offers all the comforts of home, with plenty of space for you and your family to relax, as well as a full-sized kitchen, multiple bathrooms, and plenty of room to sleep everyone in your party! You can even enjoy outdoor living spaces! Enjoy the tranquility of your own personal space that you don't have to share with other travelers that you don't know, like you would at an expensive resort or hotel! Whether you are looking for a convenient lakeside condo with stunning views of the water, or a charming and quiet cabin retreat tucked away in the woods, there is an ideal vacation rental property waiting for you on your Michigan vacation! A Michigan vacation rental condo or house will turn your fun-filled vacation into just that - a vacation on which you can really unwind and enjoy life!
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