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Welcome to Pure Michigan

Few other states offer the geographical diversity, inclusive communities and four seasons of activities like Michigan. When you combine that with the state’s low cost of living, affordable home prices and available career opportunities, there truly is no better place to live your best life.

The state’s two peninsulas are surrounded by four Great Lakes, boasting more freshwater shoreline than anywhere else in the nation. This provides endless opportunities to enjoy all types of water recreation, beach life and costal living at a fraction of the price compared to living on the East or West coasts.

Our vibrant cities provide adventure at every turn including unbridled entertainment, award-winning restaurants, thriving vineyards and breweries, and cultural attractions for young professionals and families alike. Catch a game or concert in downtown Detroit, bask in the blue waters and pristine beaches of West Michigan, checkout an art show in Ann Arbor, live up the nightlife in Kalamazoo or East Lansing, visit a vineyard in Traverse City, view the Northern Lights in Cheboygan, or simply revel in the relaxing nature of the Upper Peninsula. Regardless of your passion, you can find it all in Michigan.

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Marquette Named a Top Ten Best Small Town Cultural Scene in the Country Read More

Marquette Named a Top Ten Best Small Town Cultural Scene in the Country

Marquette has proudly secured its place among the Top Ten best small town cultural scenes in the United States, according to a ranking by USA Today’s 10Best. This recognition highlights Marquette’s rich cultural community, where galleries, museums, festivals, and performing arts thrive alongside the natural beauty that defines the region. Residents and visitors alike enjoy […]

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8 Reasons To Put Alpena, MI On Your Summer Bucket List Read More

8 Reasons To Put Alpena, MI On Your Summer Bucket List

by Visit Alpena There are way more than 8 reasons why you should put Alpena, Michigan on your summer bucket list! We’ve narrowed it down to 8 adventures that you absolutely MUST see and do during your Alpena vacation.    The Lady Michigan & Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center Dive into this one and only […]

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Southwest Michigan is a Top Spring Destination Read More

Southwest Michigan is a Top Spring Destination

by Southwestern Michigan Tourism Council   Ahhh, spring in Michigan. It is our vibrant, always-changing season when winds whoosh through our dunes, and then turn into gentle breezes wafting the sweet fragrance of pastel blossoms from our orchards and vineyards. Spring in Southwest Michigan is when ice formations slowly dissolve along the Lake Michigan shoreline […]

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