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Michigan Travel Guide

Walk the school’s central campus to admire the mid-1800s architecture.

It’s a time-honored tradition to explore the island by bike. Rent one here.

This scenic byway leads to a summit of 735 feet with endless views of the jagged cliffs above Lake Superior.

Choose from 52 varieties, including white chocolate almond.

After a $158 million renovation, Detroit’s well-respected institute reopened with updated infrastructure and galleries in late 2007.

Far cooler than the typical souvenir shop, Pure Detroit incorporates local products and the city’s automotive heritage into hip gifts and collectibles. Handbags and belts made from actual seat belts are hot items, followed closely by Pewabic tiles and stylish clothing.

New Favorite: In the Dutch West Indies, Curaçao is celebrating a year of independence from Holland and has a new 36-year-old president, Gerrit Schotte, who's intent on turning the island into an eco-conscious and high-end destination. Years as agent: 18.

The hottest nightclub in Detroit at the moment, V comes alive on weekend nights with a trendy crowd eager to hit the dance floor.

Climb sand dunes, hike, or enjoy the pristine freshwater beach.

Explore sandy beaches, nature trails and sand dunes before fishing and boating in the park’s calm waters.

The old mine is now a museum filled with relics from the boiler house of the world’s largest steam hoist.

The store's tables are filled with agate, hematite, and crystalline formations of rosy metal covered in verdigris—a preview of Copper Country’s geological treasures. I also found a stash of hand-painted Munising bowls—local wooden ones that date back to the first half of the 20th century.