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ABC's of Loving Michigan

by Lisa Diggs

In honor of Michigan Week I decided to reflect upon just some of the many things I love about this state, and that quickly turned into the ABC's of loving Michigan.  Explore this list and if some are new to you, check them out.  Undoubtedly there will also be favorites I haven't included, so feel free to make a comment and add your own.

A - Alpena, Ambassador Bridge, Ann Arbor's Art Fair, Apple Orchards, Arch Rock, Artists, Asparagus, Au Sable River, Automation Alley, Autumn...

B - Bates Burgers, Battle Creek's Balloon Fest, Beaches, Belle Isle, Biking on Mackinac, Birch, Black Bears, Blueberries, Boating, Boyne, Breweries...

C - Canoeing, Cars, Casinos, Cheboygan, Cherries, Cherry Blossoms, Cider Mills, CMU's Chips, Coney Islands, Copper Country, Corn-on-the-Cob, Cottages, Cranbrook...

D - Dashing thru the Snow, Dawn over a Lake, Dearborn Hams, Detroit Princess Cruises, Detroit River, DIA, Double JJ Ranch, Downtown in the D, Driving Backroads, DSO...

E - Early Tee Times, East Lansing, East Tawas, Eastern Market, Edison's Lab, Edsel Ford House, Elk Rapids, Elms & Elders, Elwood Grill, EMU's Eagles, Erie...

F - Faull Inn Pizza, Festivals in Hart Plaza, Filmmaking, Fisher Theater, Flint, Ford Field, Fox Theatre, Frankenmuth, French Laundry Cafe, FRIB, Fudge... 

G - Gaylord, GLI at the Joe, Going Up North, Grand Haven, Grand Hotel's Porch, Grand Rapids, Great Lakes, Greektown, Greenfield Village, Grosse Pointe Mansions... 

H - Hands as Maps, Hawks, Heidelberg Project, Henry Ford Museum, Hell on Tax Day, Herons, Hiawatha, Higgins Lake, Hitsville USA, Hockeytown, Holland's Tulips...  

I - Ice Skating, Indian River's Cross in the Woods, Interlochen, International Border, Iron Mountain, Ishpeming, Island Queen at Kensington, Isle Royale Moose...

J - Jackson, Jams & Jellies from American Spoon, Jeff Daniels, Jiffy Muffin Mix, Joe Louis Arena…

K - Kalamazoo, Kalkaska Soil, Keweenau Peninsula, Kensington Metro Park, Kin, Kites, Koegel Franks on the Grill, Kowalski Sausage…

L - Lake Michigan, Lakeshore Drive, Lansing's Capitol, Leelanau Peninsula, Legs Inn, Lexington, Livonia's Spree, Lighthouses, Locks at Sault Ste Marie, Ludington…

M - Mackinac Island, Marquette, Mazes of Corn, Michigan Adventure, Mighty Mac, Moomers, Morel Hunts, Movie Studios, Muskegon, Mystery Spot…

N – Native American Heritage, Newberry, New Buffalo, Northern Lights, Northville Downs, Nubs Nob's Views of the Straights...

O - Octopi on Ice, Old Mission Peninsula, Opera Houses, Optimistic Lions Fans, Orchard Lake, OU Grizzlies...

P - Paul Bunyon, Pewabic Pottery, Pine-Scented Forests, Pistons Basketball, Plymouth's Ice Sculptures, Port Huron to Mackinac Race, Purple Rose Theatre...

Q – Quad at U of M, Quests for the Cup, Quick Summer Dips, Quiet Walks in the Woods, Quincy...

R - Racing at MIS, Red Wings Hockey, RenCen, Research Corridor, Robins, Rochester's Christmas Parade, Royal Oak's Restaurants...

S - Sanders Hot Fudge Cream Puff, Saugatuck, Shepler's Ferries, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Snowmobiling, Spirit of DetroitSuperior, St Patrick's Day in Corktown... 

TTahquamenon Falls, Thanksgiving Parade, Thimbleberries, Thunder Bay, Thunderboat Racing, Tiger Baseball, Tony's at Birch Run, Torch Lake, Traverse City, Tubing... 

U - Ubly, Unassuming People, Uncle Goose Blocks, Underground Railroad Stations, Unbelievable Beauty, Upper Peninsula, US National Skiing Hall of Fame, Utica... 

V - Vast Waterways, Victorian Festival in Northville, Village of Milford, Vineyards, Vodkas from Grapes, Volleyball on the Beach, Vulcan...

W - Walloon Lake, Wayne State's Theaters, Waterskiers, Weeping Willows, Whitetail Deer, Wild Turkeys, Win Schulers, Wine Tasting, WMU Broncos, Wolverines, Wyandotte...

X -  X-Country Ski Trails, Xmas in Frankenmuth, Xochimilco in Mexicantown, Xylography in Frankenmuth...

Y - Yates Cider Mill, Yelling for My Spartans, Yellow Fields of Sunflowers, Yoopers, Ypsilanti, Yuletide at Bronners...

Z - Zeeland, Zehnder's Chicken, Zilwaukee Bridge, Zingerman's Brisket, Zoological Parks, Zoup!...

 


User Comments (2)

For: Lisa Diggs I would very much like to know why you love Elk Rapids and what you love about it.
Terry again: My email address is elkrapidslive@live.com

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