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Frankfort, Michigan

Frankfort Marine Gateway

The structure has welcomed visitors to this scenic harbor city on Lake Michigan for many decades.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Paradise, Michigan

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

This lighthouse and shipwreck museum keep a torch burning for the memory of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Harbor Springs, Michigan

Petoskey State Park

A popular place to pick up prehistoric coral fossils from the time when Michigan was an ocean.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Skull Cave

This shallow cave got its name from copious amount of human bones found inside.
St. Ignace, Michigan

St. Ignace Mystery Spot

Strange physical sensations and optical contradictions keep visitors coming back for more.
Port Austin, Michigan

Turnip Rock

Turnip-shaped island just off the Michigan shore in Lake Huron.
L'Anse, Michigan

Bishop Baraga Shrine

This missionary's legacy looms large over the Upper Peninsula of Michigan—literally.
Shingleton, Michigan

Chapel Rock

This lone tree and dramatic sandstone outcropping are so beloved by Michiganders they can be found on one of the state’s coins.
Seney, Michigan

The Seney Stretch

"The Most Boring Road in the State."
Beulah, Michigan

Cherry Burger

When life gives you cherries, puree them in burgers.
Marquette, Michigan

The Superior Dome

As its grandiose name implies, this wooden dome is unsurpassed in size.
Manistique, Michigan

Kitch-iti-kipi

This freshwater spring fills with 10,000 gallons of water per minute.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum

Egyptian Revival obelisks still rise over the old mine shafts.
Crystal Falls, Michigan

Humongous Fungus Fest

Covering 37 subterranean acres, this Armillaria gallic is a famous fungus with its own festival.
Peshtigo, Wisconsin

45th Parallel Marker

Almost half-way between the Equator and North Pole.
Sister Bay, Wisconsin

Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant

Restaurant in Northern Wisconsin comes with a unique feature: a grassy roof covered in living goats.
Peshtigo, Wisconsin

Peshtigo Fire Museum

A museum devoted to the victims and the survivors of the most catastrophic fire in American history.