hiking in the Porcupine Mountains in Michigan

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More, more, more – Michigan is the Midwest state that cranks it up. It sports more beaches than the Atlantic seaboard. More than half the state is covered by forests. And more cherries and berries get shoveled into pies here than anywhere else in the USA. Plus Detroit is the Midwest's most exciting city of all, reinventing itself daily with street art and fresh architecture.


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Plan the perfect trip to Michigan with these top tips on planning, etiquette and health and safety.

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Michigan may be the birthplace of the automobile but that's not the only transport option. Here are the best ways to get around the Wolverine State.

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Michigan's two peninsulas combine natural beauty and bustling city life, and plenty of activities in the state don’t cost a penny.

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With four seasons of fun for kids, the Great Lakes state has plenty to offer its youngest visitors.

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Tour charming small towns, marvel at the view as your car hugs the lakeshore, and explore dense forests on our favorite Michigan road trips.

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