Waters as blue as in the Caribbean await at this stunning lakeside town in northern Michigan. Popular activities at Torch Lake include paddle-boarding and renting boats to sail across the crystal clear waters, and events on the sandbar such as the Fourth of July celebrations.
This is a great urban destination with something to entertain couples, groups, and families. Hit downtown Kalamazoo for fantastic nightlife at craft breweries and cocktail bars, or enjoy fun for the whole family at Kalamazoo's numerous exhibit centers, from the Aerospace and Science Museum to Kalamazoo Nature Centre.
Grand Rapids has much on offer for a recreational yet relaxing summer vacation. From quaint breweries with tastings and tours to hiking at Millennium Park and shopping at the Downtown Market, Grand Rapids is a beautiful place to unwind.
Nestled right on the shores of Lake Michigan, South Haven is an attractive lakeside town vacation with fantastic water-sports available for vacationers to take advantage of on the town's beautiful sunny days. Visit the world-renowned Maritime Museum for those rare rainy days.
The ultimate summer vacation spot for nature lovers is Grass River Natural Area, near Bellaire. Popular activities in the area include kayaking and paddle-boarding across Grass River and Lake Bellaire, hiking through lush surrounding forest trails and boardwalk trails that provide a stunning view of unique protected wetlands.