Awesome Mitten is all about bringing you the best of what our favorite state – Michigan! – has to offer.

There are guides on topics like the best things to do in Michigan, best restaurants in Michigan, Michigan festivals, events in Michgan, and so much more. Our guides are for the whole state and broken down by region.

Plus, we love supporting Michigan businesses. So we highlight great Michigan products and businesses so we can all take part in the businesses that are investing in this great state of ours!

Awesome Mitten cultivates a love for and engagement with the places, products, and people unique to the great state of Michigan by providing high-quality content and resources to encourage Michiganders to be a part of their local communities and support small businesses while enjoying our mitten-shaped state to its fullest!

So whether you’re a Yooper or a Troll, you want to know the best things about where you live or where you go on vacation, you need great photos to make your friends jealous or to share on social media, you’re looking for great Michigan gifts or Michigan businesses to support – in short, whether you’re a Michigander or just a Michigander at heart, Awesome Mitten will help you experience the best of Michigan.

Let’s Get Started

There are a LOT of wonderful posts on Awesome Mitten. You can find information on the best things to do, best restaurants, best free and cheap things to do, family-friendly things to do, seasonal guides, and so much more at the state level, for cities, and for regions.

But where should you start right now? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our most popular posts to help get you started.

Ultimate Michigan Gifts Guide

Michigan Words and Slang You Need to Know

How the Great Lakes Were Formed

Become a Euchre Pro

Road Trip Guide to the UP

The Truly Michigan Flavor of Superman Ice Cream

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