Are you longing for a chance to explore some of the best hidden gems in Michigan? Sometimes, the most pleasantly surprising destinations are right in front of us… we just have to slow down and take the time to take it all in. Whether you’re a city dweller or prefer to bask in nature, there are all sorts of spots that are great places to unwind, become inspired and enjoy yourself in The Mitten State. Just take a look at these destinations:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
So, what are you waiting for? Get out there and explore. And, please, share with us your favorite hidden gems in Michigan in the comments!
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Address: Ocqueoc Falls, Ocqueoc Township, MI 49759, USA
Address: 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
Address: 14601 Riverside Blvd, Detroit, MI 48215, USA
Address: 137 W Washington St, Marquette, MI 49855, USA
Address: Gilbert Road, Arcadia, MI 49613, USA
Address: 6559 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48208, USA
Address: 170 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
Address: Torch Lake, Michigan, USA
Address: Detroit, MI 48226, USA
Address: Sawmill Rd, Manistique, MI 49854, USA
Address: Beaver Island, MI, USA
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best hidden gems in Michigan
June 28, 2020
What are the most unique things to do in Michigan?
There are all sorts of unique things to do in Michigan! You can explore the coast, zip line over pretty landscapes, and explore haunted places.
What are the best local attractions in Michigan?
Tourists in Michigan love to visit local attractions like Mackinac Island, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and The Henry Ford Museum, to name a few. If you only visit one local landmark during your stay in Michigan, make sure you swing by the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.
What are the most unique places to spend the night in Michigan?
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.
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