It's almost summer! And luckily, here in Michigan, we don't have to travel far to get to some awesome vacation spots.

One Michigan spot is getting national attention the very best summer travel destination in the entire country! It actually nabbed the No. 1 spot last year too!

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USA Today and 10Best's travel editors teamed up with a panel of experts to choose 20 must-see places for a summer vacation - everything "from picturesque national parks to sleepy mountain towns to breathtakingly beautiful beaches". Then it was put up to a public vote.

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Mackinac Island Visitors Bureau/ Canva Pro

Mackinac Island has done again! The Northern Michigan location has been named the No. 1 Favorite Summer Travel Destination in the U.S.

It was the only Michigan location up for the honor.

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Known for its fudge and horse-drawn carriages, Mackinac Island on the shores of Lake Huron is definitely a Michigan summertime favorite.

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There's Mackinac Island State Park, where you can hike, bike, kayak, and take photos of the local natural beauty, including the stunning limestone Arch Rock.

Also, the great shops, bars, and restaurants, and historic Fort Mackinac. There's great golf on the island too!

Here's the rest of the Top Ten Summer Travel Destinations in the U.S.

  1. Mackinac Island, Michigan
  2. Ocean City, New Jersey
  3. Catalina Island, California
  4. Cody, Wyoming
  5. Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania
  6. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama
  7. Door County, Wisconsin
  8. San Juan Islands, Washington
  9. Ocean City, Maryland
  10. Space Coast, Florida

A Look Inside the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

Connecting the State: Making the Mackinac Bridge

Gallery Credit: Scott Clow

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