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6 of the Spookiest Destinations in Metro Detroit

A new approach to tourism in Detroit hopes to capitalize on the public’s hankering for a good ghost story

A Peek Inside One of Michigan's Five Nudist Resorts

Turtle Lake Resort is the land of the free and the home of the bare

Favorable Winds

Hoisting the sails (and an adult beverage or two) with the nation’s oldest boat club

Michigan Filmmaker Hosts Adult Summer Camp

Participants relive their childhoods and forge new friendships

Casting Distance

Travel along M-72 and you’re only steps away from the ‘holy water’ for generations of trout anglers

Mackinac's Grand Hotel Subject of WTVS Documentary

Previewing Detroit Public Television's new documentary about the iconic hotel, debuting in March

Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville Offers Cozy Comfort

Stay for a spell at resort, which features Cottages at Water’s Edge for ultimate rest and relaxation

Welcome to Pheasantville

Thundering Aspens Sportsman Club is bringing back a favorite of hunters

Sensory Symphony

The already-picturesque Porcupine Mountains transform with brilliant fall foliage

Communing With Nature

Pray among the pines in Hartwick Pines State Park’s log-cabin chapel

Living in the Light

The aurora borealis shimmer above Isle Royale National Park

Combing the Beach

The shore at Leland is a treasure unto itself

Bring Home the Beacon

The Round Island Lighthouse, a National Register of Historic Places site, stands as a symbol of the Great Lakes

Pure Detroit

After 10 years of statewide success, Michigan’s publicity campaign steers its focus toward the Motor City

Walk on the Wild Side

Experience nature up close in the GarLyn Zoo’s park-like surroundings

In Full Bloom

Dow Gardens boasts year-round beauty and sculpted scenery.

Lusting for Lakefront

Forest trails, scenic sand dunes, and shorelines abound at Ludington State Park

Falls, Bond Falls

One of the U.P.'s most beloved waterfalls maintains an air of intrigue all its own

New Starting Points

The Mitten State is full of seasonal travel destinations, and for 2016, we’ll show them some love

The Call of Iron County

The pull of the IronLine sled dog race is helping a southwest U.P. community gain traction as a winter destination

Floating Over Fall

Michigan’s autumn colors dazzle from any angle,but a breezy hot air balloon flight offers a bird’s-eye view of the season’s most spectacular displays

We're No. 3

Despite the short season, Michigan boaters are seriously smitten with life on the water

Over the River

Michigan’s bridges range from busy and controversial to historic and crumbling

Happy Birthday, Bard

Thespians and audiences around the state celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th

R♡mantic Getaways

A taste of some of Michigan's lesser-known, but unique, bed and breakfast destinations

A Taste of ‘The D’ at The D

American Coney Island is gaining fans on the Las Vegas Strip

Smitten With the Mitten

We love our Michigan vacations, but thanks to the Pure Michigan campaign and a thawing economy,a growing number of out-of-state visitors are joining the crowd.

Michigan Travel: Great Escapes

From kayaking along the Detroit River to bellying up to the bar in an Upper Peninsula brewpub, traveling in Michigan is a year-round love affair.

10 Exotic Honeymoon Destinations

From pristine islands to a hidden desert oasis, our top 10 honeymoon destinations are well off the beaten path.

A Tour of Hemingway's Michigan Haunts

Time Travel

In the early 20th century, Detroit was a tourist destination — a place to see and be seen. And there was no shortage of excursion companies so visitors could take in the sights of a city on the move.

Travel: Islands of the Great Lakes

There’s no need to head to Bermuda or the Aegean to go island hopping. The Great Lakes have plenty of isles waiting to be explored.

Honeymoon Travel: Nine Unique Boutique Hotels

Newlyweds seeking unique might consider boutique, as these small luxury accommodations in nine locations around the world reveal.

Detroit Itinerary: Ways to Spend A Day or Two in the 'D'

Make a day (or a weekend) of it with this trek of Motown. Just remember to bring a pair of comfortable shoes.

Road Runners

Road rallies are a grand motoring tradition dating back as far as the first automobiles. Point-to-point road trips with drivers and co-drivers crisscrossed Europe in the first half of the last century. The appeal endures.

Ice Pack

An otherworldly stark beauty is how metro Detroiter Eric Keller describes the icy landscape and 24-hour daylight he encountered on his dog- sledding trip in Svalbard, the Arctic Ocean archipelago between Norway and the North Pole.

Living It Up in Lexington

The once-quiet beach town shores up its image with a wave of new businesses.

Happy Rails

Vice President Joe Biden, who loves to ride the rails, has made himself point man to revive U.S. passenger-train service.

Trips to Bountiful

Taste-Full Tours journey by bus to culinary spots around town.

A State of Romance

It’s easy taking a shine to Michigan for a honeymoon. These scenic, comfy spots offer plenty of amenities, as well as romantic settings.

Appetite for Travel: Winesong!

In scenic northern California, Winesong! hits the right note.

Exotic Windsor

If a riverfront idea goes ahead, you won’t have to travel to Venice for a gondola ride on a canal.

9 Great Road Trips

Sure, gas is hovering around $3 a gallon. But hey, it’s summer, this is the Motor City and driving is a tradition. Time to take a road trip.

Appetite for Travel: Frontera Grill

For a taste of terrific Mexican cuisine, head just south of the border — to Chicago’s Frontera Grill.

Travel Guide

Whether they're jet-setters or students abroad, voyagers seek good looks that travel well.

Traveling the Midwest

The nation’s heartland is as diverse as it is sprawling, proved by the attractions of these 11 cities. And you can go out of Michigan without leaving your Midwestern comfort zone.

Hit the Road

With relief at the gas pump nowhere in sight, summer road trips may feel more like guilt trips. Because of that, travel plans are sporting a dose of practicality in the form of itineraries that stick a little closer to home. However, three new guides may be just the ticket for rekindling our affection for hitting the road.

The Best Bars in Metro Detroit

Readers voted for their favorite watering holes in metro Detroit. The 90 top vote-getters are named here.

Blazing a Green Trail

Just to state the obvious for the millionth time: For all its troubles, past and present, southeast Michigan is a glorious celebration of the possibilities of the car. More than 22,000 miles of roads (by EPA estimate) are traveled by millions of cars. We make them, we talk about them, we love our wheels as if they’re family.

101 Things Every Detroiter Must Do

Maybe you've just moved to the area. Perhaps you've lived here your entire life. Regardless, you can't call yourself a Detroiter until you've explored and enjoyed everything on the list. We've got the scoop on the essential sights, sounds, hot spots, people, places and things.

Upscale Up North

In tiny Bellaire, Lulu's Bistro adds a slice of big-city flair and flavor.

31 Michigan Getaways

Make your plans now to beat cabin fever with this guide to the best Michigan has to offer when the cold wind blows.