Michigan's Town and Country Inns is a guide to more than eighty inns, bed-and-breakfast homes, and historic lodgings in the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan. You will find a rich variety of unique inns and interesting innkeepers in this new edition. You can choose from several lighthouses along Lake Superior, a host of Victorian mansions, and even log lodges and small-town hideaways. You will meet the innkeepers themselves who provide the flavor and mood of the inns. The descriptions are enhanced by illustrations to provide you with a more complete look into the character of Michigan's town and country inns. The costs, types of accommodations, information on reservations, suitability for children, and smoking policies as well as many other points of interest are included in this up-to-date and detailed resource. Enjoy your stay! Susan Newhof is a writer and a media and public speaking consultant living in Montague, Michigan.
Take in the beauty of the gorgeous Great Lakes State From the Chicago and Territorial roads, home of a historic and scenic railroad, to the Lower Peninsula's Chain of Lakes area, Backroads & Byways of Michigan is the shortest route a visitor can take to knowing the state like a local. Now in a beautiful new color design, this third edition offers updated itineraries to scenic and intriguing places, like Michigan's Wine Country—where you can sample local wines, chocolate truffles, and orchard fruits—and Western Michigan, once a mining area, now a winter-recreation wonderland and home of many spectacular waterfalls. The Backroads & Byways series provides you with all the crucial information you need to make every moment of your journey count. This guide features maps, photographs, and detailed listings for points of interest on every drive.
Michigan Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience––if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Michigan Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Michigan that other guidebooks just don't offer.
With natives at your guides, the Backroads and Byways series steers you down the most scenic and historic byways, with plenty of intriguing points of interest and places to eat, stay, and shop along the way. Backroads & Byways of Michigan offers travelers a chance to get beyond the usual tourist destinations and to discover what the state has to offer along the way. Twelve carefully researched routes introduce readers to regions across the state, from southwest Michigan’s wine country to the U.P.’s Copper Country, from towns stocked with art galleries and boutique shops to fishing towns with tackle shops and canoe liveries. Sidebars highlight colorful characters and interesting historical details.
Discover unexpected pleasures, whether they may be shipwrecks in Lake Michigan, homemade cheese made in a converted gas station, or the Be Good to Your Mother-in-Law Bridge, a favorite with newlyweds and married couples.