Some may think that's summers coming to an end, but I say it's not over until it's over. We've come up with our very own list of the top 5 summer destinations in Michigan.

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1. Torch Lake in Alden. This is unlike anything you've ever seen before. Torch Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes you will ever see. Some call it the "Caribbean of the North." Torch Lake is one of the best vacation spots in Michigan with an incredible sand bar.

2. Traverse City. Michiganders love Traverse City! It's another great place to take your family on an end of summer vacation that will be unforgettable. Beaches, fruits and festivals. There's never a dull moment at one of the best vacation spots in Michigan.

3. Oscoda Au Sable.  Another great area for vacation fun in Michigan. There are over 150 vacation rentals in Oscoda. This is the perfect vacation spot for friends, family, and  pets. And nothing beats swimming in one of our Great Lakes, Lake Huron!

4. Charlevoix. This is a small resort town with all kinds of fun and great charm. Charlevoix is also home to the famous mushroom houses. They also have a fun splash pad at the marina that the kids will really enjoy.

5. Petoskey. This is one of the most beautiful vacation spots on the Michigan map. If you ever get the chance to go to Petoskey, please do so. An area of beautiful lakes and several amazing beaches. Plus, you can take your bicycles and bike for miles on all the pathways. And it's always fun to look for Petoskey stones.

Take a look at some of Michigan's best summer destinations, courtesy of grkids.com.

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