If you love berries, beaches and forests then Michigan is the state for you.
The state boasts a number of beaches, more than half of Michigan is covered with forests and woods and an unfathomable amount of berries and cherries go into an incredible number of pies.
Its main city Detroit is an industrial legend in the United States and is gritty and raw in a good way.
The state is surrounded by great lakes including Superior and Michigan and peaceful and beautiful lake islands are a great place to enjoy nature at its most spectacular.
Nature and industry are perfectly combined in the state of Michigan and as a result there really is a varied mix of things to do and something to interest every traveler.
Here is our pick of the bunch and our list of the best things to do in Michigan:
1. Mackinac Island
Visiting this island, which is accessible by ferry, is like taking a trip in a time machine.
The island transports visitors back to a simpler time when there were no cars, buses or other motor vehicles.
Horse-drawn carriages or hiking are the chosen means of transport here for exploring the old town shops and visiting Fort Mackinac.