Michigan BLUE artfully enhances the distinctive waterfront lifestyle of our readers, an audience who appreciates home/cottage design, art, travel, food, entertaining, and more.
BLUE focuses on the beauty of America’s amazing Great Lakes State, showcasing wondrous discoveries and ways readers enjoy their waterfront adventures.

Michigan BLUE content features three remarkable aspects of waterfront lifestyles.

Home: Michigan’s natural surroundings inspire distinctive architectural expression that is found in waterfront homes, cottages, cabins, rentals, and more.

Adventure: Michigan’s four-season paradise offers boundless opportunities to enjoy trails, snow peaks, streams, dunes, and diverse landscapes.

Travel: Michigan’s exciting waterfront cities offer endless diversions. Be ready to savor the state’s best beach life, shopping, dining, lodging, and more.

In Every Issue

Design Stars: Who’s creating design-savvy home/cottage kitchens, baths, landscaping, etc.

Home/Cottage Design Features: Insightful tours of waterfront homes and cottages

The Elements: Waterfront lifestyle products and essentials, from beach-time toys to grilling accessories

Designer’s Notebook: Tricks and tips of the trade, home/cottage industry updates, and more for making your waterfront haven the best it can be

Studio Visit: Meet the artists who capture Michigan’s beauty

Get Outdoors: From cross-country skiing along a river to rafting the fast ones, a treasure trove of adventure awaits

Field Guide: Wildlife updates and exploration news

Sky, Sand & Surf: Boating, beaching, and more in the Great Lakes State’s best locales

Anchors Away: Discover the charms of waterfront towns, brewery/winery visits, inviting inns and lodges, must-do events, and more

Travel Highlights: An in-depth look at what’s new at the state’s most popular waterfront destinations

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