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  • Lifestyle

    Winter Solstice in Michigan. ❄️ Happy Winter Solstice! ❄️ The winter solstice for the Northern Hemisphere this year occurs today, Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 10:59 a.m. EST. It's officially winter time. But - what is winter solstice and why does it matter? The word “solstice” comes from the Latin words sol (Sun) and

  • Waterfalls

    Spring is a great time to go chasing waterfalls as they're usually at their fullest from the melting winter snow and spring rain. Here are 5 waterfalls to visit in Michigan, all easy to access, and all are very much worth the trip. Have you been to any of these? What

  • Northern Michigan

    If you are a Michigander, either a troll or a yooper, chances are you love our beautiful Mackinac Bridge. Since its construction, the Mackinac Bridge has facilitated the traffic between the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan, bringing all Michiganders together. If you are not a Michigander, however, chances are you

  • Lifestyle

    Today is the spring equinox. Precisely, it was at 5:37am. What is the spring equinox?Equinox comes from Latin aequus, (equal) and nox, (night). The moment the Earth will have an equal number of day and night hours. Equinoxes are the only two times a year that the Sun rises due east and sets due west for

  • Lifestyle

    If you are like me and love visiting and photographing bridges, Michigan is the place for you!From historic covered bridges, to the largest suspension bridge in the western hemisphere, Michigan has it all.Here's a quick list of some of my favorites -- by no means a complete list, but it

  • Michigan Islands

    "Winter is not a season. It's a celebration". -Anamika Mishra Yesterday in celebration of my 10K followers on Instagram I posted a video of Grand Island's lavish summer beauty. Today I give you a picture of my snowmobile trip to the island last winter. 😍 #ZoomZoom Which one do you like the

  • Michigan Islands

    Late last night, Michigan Travelist's Instagram profile reached the 10K followers mark. The first major milestone of many goals I've set for the page. I'm very happy and grateful to all who supported me this far. If you don't follow me yet, go now and discover more of this beautiful state

  • Lake Michigan

    What are your plans for the weekend? Lake Michigan ❓Did you know❓ ✔️ In Ojibwe Michigami, or Ininwewi-gichigami, Lake Michigan is the only one of the Great Lakes entirely within the borders of the United States; the others are shared with Canada.✔️ It has a surface area of 22,300 square miles (58,000 km2),making

  • Lifestyle

    Every winter, one of the activities I mostly look forward to doing is cross-country skiing. It's hard to beat the feeling of being outside in the winter, appreciating the calm and beauty of the season gliding through the splendor of Michigan's woods. Cross-country skiing (also known as Nordic skiing) is

  • Lake Michigan

    In honor of its 184th birthday, here's Michigan with NO edits, NO filters, and NO tricks. 184 looks good on you, dear old Mitten! ✋ Inspiration Point, Arcadia. #happybirthdaymichigan #puremichigan #puremittigan #michiganders #unsalted #michigantravelist #puremichiganders #lakemichigan #seenaroundmichigan #getoutside #winterpeace #greatlakesstate #greatlakes #mittenstate #capturingmichigan #traversecity #mistateparks #michigandnr #mdot #roadtrip #michiganawesome

  • Urban Michigan

    Is it an island? Is it a park? How about both?The almost 1,000 acres of this beloved island park is a unique place where you can appreciate Detroit's grandiose past, its fall and its renaissance.Located in the international waters of the Detroit River between the United States and Canada, there

  • Dining

    With this crazy pandemic sticking around for longer than any of us would like or would have thought it could, I bet many are missing our dining out days. So I decided to compile a list of my favorite places that offer heated patio, igloos, shanties, huts or any other

  • Lifestyle

    'Tis the season. And what a different season we are experiencing this year! With so many things to get done around the house and with a raging pandemic out there, how can we squeeze in some time to safely enjoy the beauty and fun of this time? Simple: light shows.

  • Lake Huron

    It's called the Blue Water Area for a reason. Deep blue water that resembles the ocean's, this Michigan coast has something for everyone. A little quieter and a little less hip than its west side sister, it's the gateway to beach days for those of us who live in the

  • Central Michigan

    The Tridge and a halo. What do you think? The Tridge is a three legged wooden footbridge spanning over the Tittabawassee and Chippewa Rivers in Chippewassee Park in Midland. It was opened in 1981. The Tridge is one of Midland's largest tourist attractions. Its three legs connect to Chippewassee Park, St. Charles Park and the

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