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Air Zoo

Air Zoo
Portage, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, 49002
The Air Zoo, founded as the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, is an aviation museum and indoor amusement park. The Air Zoo holds many historical and rare aircraft. Many of its antique planes are airworthy.

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49503
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is named after Amway Corporation, which is based in nearby Ada Township.

Basilica of St. Adalbert

Basilica of St. Adalbert
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49504
The Basilica of St. Adalbert is a minor basilica of the Catholic Church and a parish church of the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Belle Isle Aquarium

Belle Isle Aquarium
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit, Michigan. Designed by noted architects George D. Mason and Albert Kahn.

Belle Isle Park

Belle Isle Park
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
Belle Isle, officially Belle Isle Park, is a 982-acre (1.534 sq mi) island park in the Detroit River, between the United States mainland and Canada.

Big Bay Point Light

Big Bay Point Light
Big Bay, Marquette County, Michigan, 49808
Big Bay Point Light is the only operational lighthouse with a bed and breakfast. It is reputed to be haunted, and the novel and movie Anatomy of a Murder were inspired by a murder at the lighthouse.

Castle Rock

Castle Rock
St Ignace, Mackinac County, Michigan, 49781
Castle Rock is a geological limestone stack and tourist attraction located 3 miles (5 km) north of St. Ignace, Michigan on Interstate 75 in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Cathedral of Saint Andrew

Cathedral of Saint Andrew
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49503
The Cathedral of Saint Andrew is a Catholic cathedral located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It is the seat of the Diocese of Grand Rapids.

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48226
The Coleman A. Young Municipal Center is a government office building and courthouse located in Downtown Detroit. Originally called the City-County Building, it was renamed for the former Detroit Mayor Coleman A. Young, shortly after his death in 1997.

Comerica Park

Comerica Park
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
Comerica Park is an open-air ballpark located in Downtown Detroit. It serves as the home of the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. The stadium's seating capacity is 41,083.

Detroit Historical Museum

Detroit Historical Museum
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48202
The Detroit Historical Museum chronicles the history of the Detroit area from cobblestone streets, 19th century stores, the auto assembly line, toy trains, fur trading from the 18th century, and much more.

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48202
The Detroit Institute of Arts collection is regarded as among the top six museums in the United States with an encyclopedic collection which spans the globe from ancient Egyptian and European works to contemporary art.

Fountain Street Church

Fountain Street Church
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49503
Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was for a time unique in the United States as being large, religiously liberal and non-denominational in a notably conservative city.

Fox Theatre

Fox Theatre
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48201
The Fox Theatre is a performing arts center located at 2211 Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit. Opened in 1928 as a flagship movie palace in the Fox Theatres chain, the Fox has 5,048 seats. It is the largest surviving movie palace of the 1920s.

Gilmore Car Museum

Gilmore Car Museum
Hickory Corners, Barry County, Michigan, 49060
The Gilmore Car Museum houses one of Michigan's largest collections of classic and vintage automobiles. Over 300 vintage and collector vehicles and motorcycles from all eras are on display in over a dozen vintage buildings located on 90 acres (36 ha).

Grand Rapids Public Museum

Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49504
The Grand Rapids Public Museum, located on the bank of the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, is among the oldest history museums in the United States.

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Paradise, Chippewa County, Michigan, 49768
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is located at the Whitefish Point Light Station. The museum exhibits artifacts from shipwrecks from the Whitefish Point Underwater Preserve and the bell from the wreck of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.

John Ball Zoological Garden

John Ball Zoological Garden
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49504
John Ball Zoological Garden is an urban park located on the west side of the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The John Ball Zoo is situated on the ravines and bluffs along the west edge of the park.

Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge
St. Ignace, Mackinaw City, Michigan
The Mackinac Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Straits of Mackinac to connect the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of the U.S. state of Michigan.

Mackinac Island State Park

Mackinac Island State Park
Mackinac Island, Michigan, 49757
Mackinac Island State Park was first established as Mackinac National Park in 1875, which was the second national park established in the United States after Yellowstone National Park. In 1895, it was transferred to state control and was the first state p

Michigan State Capitol

Michigan State Capitol
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, 48933
The Michigan State Capitol is 267 feet (81.3 m) from the ground to the tip of finial/spire above the dome. The building is 420 feet (130 m) and two inches (128 m) long and 273 feet (83 m) and 11 inches (83.4 m) wide.

Millennium Park

Millennium Park
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49534
Millennium Park is the largest urban park in West Michigan, located on the southwest side of Grand Rapids. Millennium Park connects four of the major cities in the area together, including Grand Rapids, Wyoming, Grandville, and Walker.

Nichols Arboretum

Nichols Arboretum
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, 48104
Nichols Arboretum (123 acres, 49.7 hectares) is operated by the University of Michigan. It is a mosaic of University and City properties operated as one unit. The arboretum is open daily from sunrise to sunset with no charge for admission.

Renaissance Center

Renaissance Center
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48243
The Renaissance Center (also known as the GM Renaissance Center and nicknamed the RenCen) is a group of seven interconnected skyscrapers in Downtown Detroit, Michigan.

River House Condominiums

River House Condominiums
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49504
River House Condominiums is a residential skyscraper built in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. It is the tallest building in Grand Rapids, the tallest all-residential building in Michigan, and the tallest building in the state outside of Detroit.

Rosa Parks Circle

Rosa Parks Circle
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49503
Rosa Parks Circle is a plaza located in the heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The Gerald Ford Presidential Museum

The Gerald Ford Presidential Museum
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, 49504
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is the presidential museum and burial place of Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States (1974–1977), and his wife Betty Ford.

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan, 48124
The Henry Ford (also known as the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, and more formally as the Edison Institute) is a large indoor and outdoor history museum complex, named for its founder, the noted automobile industrialist Henry Ford.

The Motown Museum

The Motown Museum
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48208
"Hitsville U.S.A." is the nickname given to Motown's first headquarters. A former photographers' studio near the New Center area, it was purchased by Motown founder Berry Gordy in 1959.

The Spirit of Detroit

The Spirit of Detroit
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48226
The Spirit of Detroit is a monument with a large bronze statue created by Marshall Fredericks and located at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan.

U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame
Ishpeming, Marquette County, Michigan, 49849
The Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame is home to an extensive collection of artifacts and archives relating to the history of skiing. It contains displays on skiers, trophies, clothing and equipment. There is a gift shop, library and theater.

Michigan

Michigan State Flag
Postal Code: MI
Capital City: Lansing
Became a State:
Population: 9,922,576*
Area: 96,713.51 miles2 (250,488.24 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Michigan Landmarks

  1. Air Zoo
  2. Big Bay Point Light
  3. Castle Rock
  4. The Henry Ford
  5. Michigan State Capitol
  6. Fox Theatre
  7. Belle Isle Park
  8. Mackinac Bridge
  9. Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
  10. Mackinac Island State Park

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