We here in the Mitten State are mighty proud of all the great things that have come out of it. Obviously, Michigan’s revolutionizing of the automotive industry is our biggest claim to fame, but there are also tons of everyday things that are beloved near and far. We think these things – some only available in Michigan, others that have changed the U.S. forever – are pretty special. Without further ado, here’s a list of things made in Michigan and things invented in Michigan. Prepare to be impressed!

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These are but a sampling of all the great “Made in Michigan” creations we love. Which are your go-to Mitten State things? Tell us in the comments below!

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Living In Michigan

What are the most famous landmarks in Michigan?

Traveling through the Mitten State is always a great idea, especially if you make a point of visiting the following most famous landmarks in Michigan:

  • Detroit Institute of Arts
  • Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation
  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens
  • Michigan Stadium
  • Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
  • Gilmore Car Museum
  • Kitch-iti-kipi
  • Tahquamenon Falls State Park
  • Greenfield Village
  • Presque Isle Park
  • Fisher Building
  • Hiawatha National Forest
  • Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum
  • Silver Lake State Park

 

How many of these famous Michigan landmarks have you experienced?

What are the most popular state parks in Michigan?

For nature lovers, there's hardly a better option than exploring the great outdoors. Check out the following list of the most popular state parks in Michigan:

  • Palms Book State Park
  • Tahquamenon Falls State Park
  • Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
  • South Higgins Lake State Park
  • Wilderness State Park
  • Ludington State Park
  • Sleepy Hollow State Park
  • Warren Dunes State Park
  • Holland State Park
  • Mackinac Island State Park
  • Presque Isle Park
  • Thompson's Harbor State Park
  • Fayette Historic State Park
  • Duck Lake State Park
  • William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor

 

Curious to learn more about these incredible outdoor spaces? Check out our ultimate guide to exploring state parks in Michigan.