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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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The Arts Take Center Stage in Traverse City Read More
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The Arts Take Center Stage in Traverse City

By Rebecca Treon for Livability.com  |   Though it has a population just under 16,000, Traverse City, Michigan, is home to some pretty remarkable amenities. Take its arts scene, for example. Encompassing visual, performing, literary and everything in between, this city’s artistic repertoire consists of things you’d expect to find in much larger cities – and it […]

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Why I Love Winter in Traverse City — and You Will, Too Read More
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Why I Love Winter in Traverse City — and You Will, Too

The region’s colder months offer unobstructed views, a slower pace of life and a true sense of community.   By Nicole Haase for Livability.com  | Traverse City’s population – along with those of several other Northwest Michigan communities – swells during the summer, as it’s hard to pass up the region’s miles of shoreline and gorgeous […]

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Fantastic Fall Scenic Drives in Michigan Read More
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Fantastic Fall Scenic Drives in Michigan

Embraced by four Great Lakes, dotted with thousands of inland waterways and lakes and crisscrossed by 20 National and State Byways, Michigan outshines others when it comes to memorable scenic drives. And Michigan’s breathtaking fall foliage makes the state even more attractive in autumn. Whether your ride of choice is a self-contained RV or a motorcycle, […]

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