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Historic Michigan Travel Guide

Explore Michigan's historical destinations with our one-of-a-kind traveling guidebook.

Explore Michigan's history throughout the state

Historic Michigan Travel Guide 8th Edition

The Guide to Historical Destinations in Michigan

Whether you’re riding the waves on the Great Lakes, cruising down one of the state’s many scenic routes, or stopping to discover an area’s local culture and history, Michigan’s heritage beckons to be explored. And the Historic Michigan Travel Guide is the perfect companion on those excursions—it helps you find all those intriguing locations you never knew existed.

The 8th Edition Historic Michigan Travel Guide is chock-full of photos and features nearly 500 museums, historic sites, and historical attractions. Our 160-page resource book of historical sites and descriptions is a must-have for anyone who wants to explore the rich culture and heritage resources Michigan has to offer.

At $12.95 per copy with a discount for HSM members, this guide is the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one to experience Michigan's history. 

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Calling All History Destinations - Become A Member

Want to be included in the next issue of the Historic Michigan Travel Guide?  Only Organizational Members of the Historical Society of Michigan that are a "history destination" are included in the travel guide. Visit our Organizational Membership page to learn more.    

Michiganders on the Road attendees on a boat tour A full group photo of Michiganders on the Road at Beaver Island Man in Historical Costume Happy group of HSM members on a Michiganders on the Road bus tour

While You're Here...

We offer many more resources connecting individuals with historical organizations throughout Michigan. If you're looking for a list of HSM's member historical organizations, check out our Local Historical Organizations list. And, for more updates on what's happening in the historical community, check out our membership magazine, Chronicle—we highlight local updates, news, and organizations in each issue. 

Chronicle Winter 2024 Issue Cover


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