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  1. The beach at J.W. Wells State Park.

    On the Upper Peninsula, Wells State Park doesn't get the crowds of beaches in Lower Michigan.

  2. Ruins at Fayette Townsite.

    On the Garden Peninsula, tourists wander through the ruins and buildings of historic Fayette.

  3. Kitchi-iti-kipi Spring.

    From a raft, people can peer at the bubbling bottom of Kitch-iti-kipi Spring on the Upper Peninsula.

  4. A bicyclist rides by Fort Mackinac.

    On Mackinac Island, Fort Mackinac looms over the harbor.

  5. Soldiers at Colonial Michilimackinac.

    Soldiers prepare to fire a cannon at Colonial Michilimackinac.

  6. Bicycling on the Little Traverse Wheelway.

    Bicyclists ride through Petoskey on the Little Traverse Wheelway.

  7. The lakefront in Traverse City.

    The lakefront in Traverse City is devoted to bicycling and swimming.

  8. Dune Climb at Sleeping Bear.

    The Dune Climb is part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

  9. Tubing in Ludington State Park.

    In Ludington State Park, a family tubes down the Big Sable River.

  10. The beach and lighthouse at Holland State Park.

    In Holland, Big Red stands at the Lake Macatawa entry to Lake Michigan.

  11. The beach at Warren Dunes State Park.

    There's room for everyone on the long, wide beach at Warren Dunes State Park.

  12. The beach in New Buffalo, Mich.

    In New Buffalo, a decorative lighthouse stands on the town beach.

  13. Oak Street Beach in Chicago.

    Chicago's Oak Street Beach is part of a string of gorgeous beaches in the city.

  14. Wind Point Lighthouse in Racine.

    On the north end of Racine, 108-foot Wind Point Lighthouse was designed by Orlando Poe.

  15. A captain cleaning fish from Lake Michigan.

    In Port Washington, a charter-boat captain hoses down freshly caught fish.

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