In 2018 the America the Beautiful series of quarters will feature Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Out of a series of design finalists, this image has been selected as the one that will appear on the quarter.
Traveling between Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas is something we take for granted today thanks to the Mackinac Bridge. You likely can't imagine the wait that drivers were once forced to endure to travel between Mackinaw City and St. Ignace.
Michiganders for the most part are nice and welcoming people. We have a Midwestern hospitality but we also can get feisty if you piss us off. That's something you want to avoid. Think of this as a guide as to what not to do/say in front of someone from Michigan...
Heading north to the Upper Peninsula is a summertime tradition for anyone from West Michigan. It's a long trip and all that time on the road can work up an appetite. Make your next road trip to the U.P. a delicious one with our map of places to stop for a pasty along the way.