Best Michigan Getaways

Top Michigan Getaways
This list represents the most popular Michigan getaways and travel destinations. Use this list to plan your next Michigan vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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1. Lake Erie Islands: Island Idyll Weekend Getaway
It doesn’t take long to reach the Lake Erie Islands—just a short ferryboat ride from Port Clinton or Sandusky—but you’ll swear you’ve ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Port Clinton, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

2. Kerr House Spa: Oasis in Ohio Weekend Getaway
It’s hard to believe that a spa with the high quality of the Kerr House could lie just over an hour from Detroit. It has no desert ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Grand Rapids, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

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Chicago has so many things to do, the famed “City of Big Shoulders” could easily be called the “City of Big Decisions.” Like to shop? ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Chicago, IL - Quick Escapes: Detroit

4. Lake Michigan's Shore: Stops Along the Circle Tour Weekend Getaway
Even if you could spend your entire vacation strolling beaches, you’d leave miles of sand untouched. And you don’t have to travel ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Grand Haven, MI - Quick Escapes: Cleveland

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It’s time to hit the road and head to Holland, a mere fifteen-minute drive from Saugatuck. Nestled in tulip country, the village is ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Holland, MI - Quick Escapes: Chicago

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Along with being the “Cherry Capital of the World,” the Traverse City, Michigan, area is known as a “Great Lakes Paradise.” This city ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Traverse City, MI - Great Family Vacations: Midwest & Rocky Mountain Region

7. Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast Romantic Getaway
A casual, secluded retreat awaits guests at the Big Bay Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The lighthouse ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Big Bay, MI - Staying at a Lighthouse: America's Romantic and Historic Lighthouse Inns

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When I was a kid, summer didn’t start until the day we went to Cedar Point. Thirty years later, the annual trek to this amusement ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Sandusky, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

9. Garland Resort: Wonderful Winter Weekend in Northern Michigan Weekend Getaway
The resorts on the western side of the state may be more famous, but Michigan’s northeast corner has some special places, too. Quieter, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Gaylord, MI - Quick Escapes: Detroit

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 10. Harbor Springs to Cross Village: Tunnel of Trees Scenic Drive
One of Michigan’s most spectacular drives, Michigan Highway 119 leaves the exclusive resort town of Harbor Springs, whisks you through ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Harbor Springs, MI - Scenic Driving Michigan

11. Cleveland: Renaissance in the Rust Belt Weekend Getaway
Ohio’s second-largest city, once jokingly referred to as “the mistake by the lake,” is having the last laugh these days. Urban pioneers ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cleveland, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

12. Ann Arbor, Michigan Weekend Getaway
Above all else, Ann Arbor is known as the home of the University of Michigan. The school, founded in 1837 in Detroit, dominates geographically, ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Ann Arbor, MI - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Chicago

13. Sand Hills Lighthouse Inn Romantic Getaway
The curved spit of land that juts into Lake Superior to form the Keweenaw Peninsula seems a perfect spot for a lighthouse stay. This ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Ahmeek, MI - Staying at a Lighthouse: America's Romantic and Historic Lighthouse Inns

14. Frankenmuth / Birch Run: Shop 'Til You Drop Weekend Getaway
On their own, both Frankenmuth and Birch Run are popular and perennially appealing day trips for metro Detroiters. Together, however, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Frankenmuth, MI - Quick Escapes: Detroit

15. Grand Haven & Holland, Michigan Weekend Getaway
Holland and Grand Haven, though only 20 miles apart, couldn’t be more different. Holland is known for its “Dutch Touch.” Tulips bloom ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Holland, MI - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Chicago

16. Battle Creek & Marshall, Michigan Weekend Getaway
Venice perfected canals. Paris reinvented art. But it took a modest city in the heart of Michigan to revolutionize the most important ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Battle Creek, MI - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Chicago

17. Marshall: The Town that Time Forgot Weekend Getaway
Tiny Marshall, Michigan, has had many claims to fame through the years. Early in the 1840s, this Calhoun County town was confident ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Marshall, MI - Quick Escapes: Detroit

18. Michigan Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Mention Michigan and most people think of cars, heavy industry and inner-city Detroit. Midwesterners prefer to focus on its magnificent ...
Published by Rough Guides Detroit, MI - The Rough Guide to USA

19. South Haven: From Bikes to Blueberries Weekend Getaway
As recently as a decade ago, the only thing South Haven had to offer was nostalgia. From the 1920s until the late 1960s, South Haven ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press South Haven, MI - Quick Escapes: Chicago

20. Holland: Dutch Treat Weekend Getaway
If a trip to the Netherlands is beyond your travel budget this year, you can still enjoy a touch of Dutch in Holland, Michigan. Nestled ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Holland, MI - Quick Escapes: Detroit

 
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