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Michigan is an American state in the Midwest and the heart of the Great Lakes region. It was named after Lake Michigan, whose name was a French adaptation of the Ojibwe term mishigami, meaning "large water" or "large lake. The state has many attractions, famous landmarks, and scenic state and national parks and forests. In addition to the Great ones, it has about 12,000 inland lakes, 38 deep-water More...
||Isle Royale National Park
Isle Royale National Park is a United States National Park comprised of numerous islands in a wilderness area located in northwest Lake Superior. Although located closer to Ontario, Canada, it is part of the state of Michigan, USA. (Despite the French spelling, the name of the island is pronounced like the English royal: "ROY-al".)
Isle Royale is a wilderness preserve first, a sanctuary for those seeking wilderness second, and a travel destination third. Although it accommodates all of these uses, that is the order of their priority. Wildlife gets More...
Wyandotte is in Michigan near Detroit. Get in
From the Airport
Wyandotte is just a short drive from the Detroit Metro Airport. Take Middlebelt road to Northline, and head east on Northline for about 15 minutes.
The easiest way to get from downtown Detroit to downtown Wyandotte is to take I-75 south to Southfield Rd., then take Southfield Rd. east to W. Jefferson. Finally, follow W. Jefferson south until it becomes Biddle and takes you through the heart of Wyandotte.
From the North
Mackinac Island is in the Upper Peninsula region of Northern Michigan.Get around
No private motor vehicles are allowed on Mackinac Island. The primary methods of personal transportation are bicycles, horse-drawn carriages, and travel by foot.
Many day-trippers take the standardized "buggy" ride offered by Mackinac Island Carriage Tours. Leaving from near the Arnold Dock in "downtown" Mackinac Island, the MICT tour buggies (which are actually efficient, rubber-tired vehicles) carry tens of thousands of Island visitors annually More...
Lansing, Michigan, is the state's capital.Get around
Lansing and most of its surrounding suburbs are served by the CATA bus system. Driving in Lansing is generally not a problem and it is not common to see large traffic backups that plague large cities. However, they can occur during "rush hour" (between 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm) generally concentrated east of the city near Okemos and East Lansing and West Lansing (Waverly district).
Several taxi services are available also that serve the area.
Lansing also has an extensive river walk More...
Ironwood is in the Upper Peninsula region of Michigan in the United States of America.Get around
Car is the best way to go. Renting a vehicle isn't too easy, but it is possible. Ironwood makes a good stop if you are snowmobiling on the trail system, and you can get to most accommodations or restaurants with your machine.
In the summer, a bike will get you most places in town, but it's a long ride to any of the 'local' attractions. (ie. Lake superior is about 18 miles, Copper peak is about 12). Activities
Ironwood makes a great More...