Michigan Road Trip
A Michigan road trip is perfect if you love being
around the water. No matter where you are in the entire state, you can
walk in any direction less than one mile and you will come across water of some
sort. Michigan is loaded with lakes and tons of outdoor recreation, and in
the summer it is an absolute blast if you are in the Isle Royale area or
Keweenaw. Detroit offers lots of professional sports teams, great
restaurants, and shopping so you can plan a spontaneous trip to the city.
Downtown City Adventure
is often referred to as the "Big D" and is a destination where you can have an
inexpensive downtown city adventure. Detroit is the automotive capitol of
the world as it is home to the "Big 3 Car Manufacturers": Ford, GM, and
Chrysler. If cars are not your thing then you may want to visit one of the
casinos in the area: Greektown, the MGM Detroit, or the Motorcity Casino.
are generally located around bodies of water in Michigan and offer great camping
and outdoor activities for your Michigan road trip. Sleeping Bear Dunes is
a fantastic vacation because you will be miles from civilization and you will
enjoy an amazing sense of relaxation and escape from the daily grind.
are quite common in Detroit and in Ann Arbor during the summer months. In
the winter the snow flies feverishly in Michigan so people are either out
hitting the trails on their cross-country skis or indoors.
are found throughout the state because Michigan is able to grow over 50
varieties of grapes due to the location next to the Great Lakes. The
varieties you will find in these wines will be an unexpected pleasure you will
Hazel Park features
live harness racing during the summer season but also offers live simulcast
racing 362 days each year. The track is considered one of Detroit's
hottest nightspots and has been in operation since 1953.
features live harness racing in Saginaw.
Deer Acres Storybook Park
in Pinconning features a full arcade, train ride, Ferris wheel, bumper boats,
mini golf, laser tag, and much more for the entire family. This is an
excellent way to get some quality family time at a great cost.
Deer Forest Fun Park
in Coloma has a petting zoo and pony rides. This is a perfect outing for
the young troopers that are in your Michigan road trip team.
in Muskegon offers a great variety of water rides and fantastic roller coasters.
This park is a true gem for any thrill seeking roller coaster enthusiast.