The Place for All Things MichiganPromote Michigan is exactly that — an outlet to promote all things about the Great Lakes State... It’s people, places and products from coast to coast to coast! Launched in August, 2004 by its passionate leader Dianna Stampfler, Promote Michigan prides itself on being an active face and voice for the state, by not only talking the talk, but walking the walk. Follow along on any of the social media channels listed below and discover (or rediscover) what makes Michigan the best of the best! Safe travels!
This Month on Promote Michigan
Childhood dreams do come true. Just ask Janet (Noyes) Carrington, a seventh-generation resident of the Les Cheneaux Islands in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. She was just eight years old in the late 1950s when she first laid eyes on the luxury 42-foot wooden yacht named Boss, docked at E.J. Mertaugh Boat Works in Hessel. It was love at first sight. She admired its sleek lines, rich mahogany color and unique character, and promised herself that someday Boss would be hers.
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Great Lakes Lighthouses & Keepers the Focus of September 13-17 Manitou Windjammer Cruise
One of the most unique hands-on Pure Michigan experiences is to spend several days sailing the freshwaters aboard a dual-masted tall ship. You’re invited to board one of the largest sailing vessels in the Great Lakes during one of these autumn windjammer cruises aboard the Tall Ship Manitou with the Traverse Tall Ship Company. Coming up September 13-17 is a four-day excursion focused on the hundreds of historic lighthouses throughout the Great Lakes region with best-selling author and freelance travel writer, Dianna Stampfler.