Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism

The Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism is the state’s premier event to bring together industry professionals and provide meaningful opportunities to discuss timely issues, learn about the latest trends and changes in the industry, and provide an update on what is happening with the efforts of MEDC's Pure Michigan campaign.

Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism2021-07-22T14:13:05-04:00

What can YOU do to revitalize Michigan’s economy?

Our state, like most of the world, is still reeling from the effects of the pandemic both from a health perspective and an economic one. Many small businesses in particular have been devastated by closures, supply chain issues, and ongoing employment challenges. With so many global events affecting us, it can feel like there isn’t much that

What can YOU do to revitalize Michigan’s economy?2021-08-03T11:32:31-04:00

12 things to do in Michigan in July 2021

Our state has reopened and many of our favorite events are back. Summer hits full swing this month with fireworks, parades, and plenty of beach time. Here are our 12 things to do in Michigan in July 2021. July 9-11 Blake’s Lavender Festival – Armada It’s lavender season and it smells so good! Take a tranquility break

12 things to do in Michigan in July 20212021-08-24T21:42:12-04:00

10 adventures to do with dad

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned from this pandemic (and let’s hope there’s at least one lesson), it’s that time spent together is an invaluable gift. That’s why this year we’re suggesting some unique ways to create memories with the dads and other influential men in your life in celebration of Father’s Day. We recognize that

10 adventures to do with dad2021-06-11T11:51:58-04:00

9 epic ways to enjoy Holland, Michigan

There are few floral spectacles across the state that rival the beauty of Holland, Michigan during Tulip Time. The annual festival celebrates not only one of spring’s most magnificent blooms, but the Dutch heritage of the region. The festival will look a little different this year, given the pandemic, but there is still plenty of fun to

9 epic ways to enjoy Holland, Michigan2021-05-06T16:46:42-04:00

Explore this glorious byway of waterfalls

There may be no more spectacular place on earth to soak in the magic of fall than Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. There are seemingly endless opportunities to hike or bike through colorful forests. The root beer flowing over Tahquamenon Falls is particularly lovely when set against a palette of autumnal hues. The views from above Pictured Rocks, or

Explore this glorious byway of waterfalls2020-10-03T22:12:32-04:00

Exploring Michigan’s least known scenic byway

It’s a strange thing to experience cabin fever in the summer, and yet, in this most unusual of years, many people have. If you’re among them then perhaps it’s time to hit the road. How about exploring one of our state’s lesser known scenic byways? The River Road National Scenic Byway is a 22-mile stretch between the

Exploring Michigan’s least known scenic byway2020-09-03T12:21:57-04:00

12 things to do in Michigan in July 2020

Events remain rare around the state, but many summer destinations and adventures are available again. So, grab your mask and hit the road. Here are our 12 things to do in Michigan in July 2020. Hunt for Murals Many museums are still closed, but that doesn’t mean we have a shortage of available art to admire. On

12 things to do in Michigan in July 20202021-08-24T20:42:57-04:00

Frankenmuth mouse needs your help to get a name for his birthday

Over the years, the Frankenmuth Cheese Haus has become a Michigan’s Little Bavaria institution. 2018 marked its 50th anniversary, and included a move to a much larger location at 545 S. Main St. Naturally, its most famous resident came along to reside outside the new digs, and now he’s celebrating a big birthday too. I’m speaking, of

Frankenmuth mouse needs your help to get a name for his birthday2020-03-04T13:41:26-05:00

10 places in Michigan everyone should visit at least once

There’s a new decade upon us, which presents an opportunity for some fairly lofty travel goals. What could we do and where could we go with a whole decade to make it happen? Here are ten uniquely Michigan ideas that are so spectacular, they should be on any traveler’s bucket list. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Stretching for

10 places in Michigan everyone should visit at least once2020-03-05T08:44:38-05:00

12 things to do in Michigan in November 2019

Thanksgiving is coming soon, but first there is a ton of other fun to be had. Check out these 12 things to do in Michigan in November 2019. Nov 1-5 East Lansing Film Festival – East Lansing The East Lansing Film Festival is the longest-running non-experimental film festival in the state. The goal is to bring independent

12 things to do in Michigan in November 20192021-08-24T20:40:21-04:00

12 things to do in Michigan in August 2019

Summer is still in full swing and there are plenty of delightful events and activities awaiting us around the state this month. Explore our 12 things to do in Michigan in August 2019. August 1-3 JazzFest – Lansing The 25th annual Lansing JazzFest will take place in the streets of Old Town, amidst art galleries and unique

12 things to do in Michigan in August 20192021-08-24T20:38:54-04:00

12 things to do in Michigan in July 2019

Summer has finally arrived, as has the heat. No complaints, though, it’s just good to see the sun. It also means boats, beaches, and loads of events. Take a look at our 12 things to do in Michigan in July 2019. July 9-13 Alpenfest – Gaylord This Alpine-inspired celebration honors the city's heritage and partnership with sister

12 things to do in Michigan in July 20192021-08-24T20:38:38-04:00

12 things to do in Michigan in June 2019

Warmth is finally arriving, graduates are marching, and fests are popping up every weekend. It’s time for some summer fun. Here are our 12 things to do in Michigan in June 2019. June 6-9 Bavarian Festival – Frankenmuth June means it’s time for one of Frankenmuth’s favorite weekends. Celebrate the heritage that made the town famous during

12 things to do in Michigan in June 20192021-08-24T20:38:19-04:00
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