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Big Sable Point Lighthouse

featuring Kenny G's "Seaside Jam"
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Big Sable Point Lighthouse is one of the tallest on the Great Lakes, and one of the most popular for its location within Michigan’s Ludington State Park, a popular summer getaway. The light stands on the eastern shore of Lake … Continue reading


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Ambassador Bridge (Detroit, Michigan)

featuring Teddy Pendergrass' "Come Go With Me (Interface Mix)"
Ambassador Bridge (Detroit Michigan)

American truck drivers taking cargo “south of the border” would likely be on the way to Mexico. But from Detroit, Michigan, they could also head to Canada across the Ambassador Bridge, which carries more than 25 percent of all trade … Continue reading


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Mackinac Island, Michigan

featuring Paul Hardcastle's "Shelbi"
Mackinac Island, Michigan

While summer resorts are common, none have the quaint historic charm of Michigan’s Mackinaw Island. Situated between the state’s two peninsulas, this relaxing island has been drawing tourists since Victorian times with its beautiful scenery and leisurely culture. The well-preserved … Continue reading


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Lee A. Tregurtha on Detroit River

featuring Chris Standring's "Regarding Tetchwick"
Lee A. Tregurtha

In addition to their loads, many Great Lakes freighters carry with them a small part of history, but few have as much history behind them as the ship now known as the Lee A. Tregurtha. Originally planned as the oil … Continue reading


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Copper Harbor, Michigan

featuring Brian Hughes' "There She Goes"
Copper Harbor, Michigan

Situated at the northernmost tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Copper Harbor is a destination for anyone seeking great scenery and outdoor recreation, year-round. Settled as a successful copper mining town in the mid-1800s, Copper Harbor is home to the oldest … Continue reading


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Old Presque Isle Lighthouse

featuring Adam Haines' "Erin's Poem"
Presque Isle Lighthouse, Michigan

Michigan’s Old Presque Isle Lighthouse was first lit on Lake Huron in 1840 to mark a natural harbor important to Great Lakes steamships. In the early 19th century, the harbor was a refuge for ships escaping storms and a source … Continue reading


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Detroit Institute of Arts (American Landscapes)

featuring Mendelssohn's "Piano Trio #2 in C Minor"
D.I.A. American Landscapes Gallery

No visit to Detroit is complete without a trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts, a 658,000-square-foot museum with one of the top collections of artwork in the United States. Founded in 1885, the museum is home to a diverse … Continue reading


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Dixboro, Michigan

featuring Ken Navarro's "Something She Said"
Dixboro General Store, Michigan

While Dixboro, Michigan might not be a city on the list of great American tourist destinations, its small town charm, scenic beauty, and nostalgic atmosphere make it enchanting to any visitor who happens to pass through. Sprouting from the lone … Continue reading


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South Haven Lighthouse

featuring Paul Hardcastle's "Peace On Earth"
South Haven Lighthouse, Michigan

South Haven, Michigan is known for its harbor on Lake Michigan, and its harbor is known for its South Pierhead Lighthouse. Since 1903, this lighthouse has stood on the lakeshore, but not always with its distinctive appearance. The lighthouse was … Continue reading


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Little Sable Point Lighthouse

featuring John Tesh's "Lady In Red"
Little Point Sable Lighthouse

Little Sable Point Lighthouse on Lake Michigan was first lit in 1874 and is one of Michigan’s most picturesque lighthouses. Not only is the lighthouse itself striking with its natural brick exterior, but the surrounding natural setting is beautiful as … Continue reading


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