Who Are the 10 Most Popular or Famous Michiganians?

July 8th, 2013

Most people would never guess that so many famous people have come from Michigan. In fact, this state is home to a number of well-known musicians, athletes and actors. Francis Ford Coppola, director of The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, was born in Detroit. John Hughes, the man who wrote and directed several Brat Pack films, [...]

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What Does Michigan’s State Motto Mean?

May 17th, 2013

Michigan’s state motto is a mouthful: “Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice.” However, when this Latin phrase is translated into English, it aptly describes Michigan: “If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you.” The motto was adopted in 1835, and is a paraphrase of what Sir Christopher Wren, a famous British architect, said of St. [...]

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Most Popular Things to Do and See in Michigan

March 28th, 2013

Michigan is a great destination for the whole family. On your next trip to the 26th state, don’t miss these top attractions. Henry Ford Museum This Dearborn museum is home to a huge collection of the world’s first motorized carriages, including the groundbreaking Model T. Greenfield Village Located next to the Henry Ford Museum, this [...]

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Michigan’s Alive in the Summer…

September 25th, 2012

You may think this is the right time of year to, say, http://www.texasenergycompanies.net/green-energy-texas.html or visit your local farmers market and while that’s all well and good you might be surprised it’s also the best time of year to visit the great state of Michigan! We’ve got lakes and produce and so much more – get [...]

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5 Fun, Family-Friendly Attractions in Michigan

July 21st, 2011

Michigan is one of the most populous states in the U.S. As a result, family-friendly attractions abound. Here’s a peek at 5 fun, family-friendly attractions in Michigan. 1. Motown Historical Museum. If you and your family love music, a visit to the Motown Historical Museum is a must. A few of the museum’s most popular [...]

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What is the Capital of Michigan?

July 17th, 2011

The Capitol of Michigan is Lansing, which is located in Ingham County. Where Capitol and Michigan avenues intersect there is a historic landmark that currently houses the offices of Michigan legislature. This is actually the third building to do so. Previously Detroit was considered to be Michigan’s state capitol but was relocated to Lansing in [...]

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Discover Michigan’s Past: Visit the Michigan Historical Museum

July 16th, 2011

The Michigan Historical Museum offers visitors a long history dating from prehistoric times to the late twentieth century. The museum features twenty-six permanent exhibits and a special gallery on five levels. Patrons will be able to view a three story relief map of the state and walk through a copper mine down to a 1920s [...]

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10 Most Popular Places to Dine in Michigan

July 12th, 2011

The 10 most popular places to dine in Michigan include a variety of restaurants and menus.Michigan has some very popular restaurants geared toward family dining as well as the more casual and elegant dining. These dining resources are listed below but the order does not indicate a ranking but rather a geographical tour: 1.Ann Arbor [...]

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