Beaches, Lakes & Rivers

Welcoming waters invite swimmers, boaters, floaters and beachcombers to bask in their glory.

Kayaking (Photo: Woods and Waters)

Disconnect From Technology And Reconnect With Nature

Nestled in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula, the Les Cheneaux Islands offers a serene Lake Huron retreat. Read More

A Hidden Oasis Awaits

Nestled along the scenic Crooked River this place is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Read More


Experience Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island, famous for its fudge and car-free streets full of horse-drawn carriages, is a picture-perfect histor... Read More


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Finding joy by the lakeside

Muskegon is a veritable utopia for kids and families year-round – not just during the summer months. Read More

113th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac (©2022 CYCRTM - STEPHEN R CLOUTIER)

114 Years of The Mac

On July 22 over 200 sailboats will gather at the Chicago Harbor Lighthouse, just off of Navy Pier, for the start of t... Read More

5 Michigan Family Adventures

Make Memories In The Mitten State This Summer! Read More

Adventures You Can Only Have In The Mitten State

Adventures You Can Only Have In The Mitten State

Michigan has unusual destinations to delight the whole family. Read More

Get away for the weekend!

Get Away For The Weekend!

The quaint harbor towns along the Lake Michigan coastline have attracted Chicagoland travelers for generations. Read More

Road Tripping To Summer Paradise

Pack the sunscreen and a stack of beach towels and hop in the car, Michigan’s beaches are calling! Read More

Winter-stone-skipping

Winter Stone Skipping Splendors

Star Wars fans are in for a treat with the mystifying music ice makes when stones are skipped across a frozen lake. P... Read More

Fall colors reflected in Michigan lake

Fall Foliage Cruising Hot Spots

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of boating adventures, and the Inland Waterway provides and then some. Read More