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Experience Your Best Michigan Vacation

You don't have to travel abroad to take a fun vacation. Orbitz.com can help you plan a trip to many different destinations across the United States, including Michigan. Travelers might be interested to learn that Michigan is the only state with two peninsulas, and its long coastline connects with four of the Great Lakes.

After a few hours in Michigan, it's easy to see why its name means "large water." Recreational boating is very popular in this region, and more than 64,000 ponds and lakes are scattered throughout the large state. Nature lovers will enjoy visiting the outdoor breweries and wine trails, while history buffs will have a wonderful time at one of the state's many museums.

Best time to take a vacation to Michigan

The climate varies throughout the year in Michigan. Temperatures are typically in the double digits, but occasionally they hit single or triple digits during the winter or summer. The best time to visit Michigan is from September to October, when you can experience the beautiful fall foliage. The temperatures usually fall between the low 30s to the low 70s during this time, so wear layers. Snow lovers should visit during the winter, as January boasts an impressive average of 22 snow days per month. February is close behind with 19 snow days. If you're ready to experience everything that Michigan has to offer, book your vacation today through Orbitz.com.

Insider tips for Michigan travel

Michigan Brewing Company

This popular bar is known for having a large variety of beers on tap, including several local specialties, as well as delicious fries and burgers.

Michigan Cross-Country Cycle Trail

Grab your bike and go for a ride on this long trail, which features thousands of miles of paths that wind through woods and dirt roads.

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Enjoy all that nature has to offer by hiking through this beautiful park, which has more than 60,000 acres of water and forests. It also features handicap-accessible trails.

Moser's Michigan Street Café

Locals know that the best place to get authentic German or Austrian food is from the friendly folks at this tiny diner.

Olde World Canterbury Village

Shop for unique items at this old-fashioned village filled with specialty shops and family-friendly activities.

* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.