If you're a Midwesterner, then you know the southwest part of Michigan, along Lake Michigan, is a really popular summer destination because we can get our fill of sand, surf and sun without driving very far. Views like this less than 4 hours from home? Just tell me where to sign up for an annual membership.
Michigan Love Around the Blogosphere
I'm not the only fan of Michigan out there. Here are a few other posts about "the Mitten" from some fellow family travel bloggers.
- 5 Favorite Places for Kids on the Sunset Coast, Michigan from Wandering Educators
- Discovering Children's Museums in Michigan from Road Trips for Families (I have one to add to her list, we spent a great morning at the Curious Kids' Museum in St. Joseph that I'll be writing more about later.)
- Mackinac Island on a Mission from Road Trips for Families
- 5 Favorite Food Joints in Detroit from My Kids Eat Squid