Background: The William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor of the Detroit International Riverfront as seen from Belle Isle Park.

Discovering and Moving to Michigan

Moving to Michigan

History, Geography, Homes, and State Resources of Michigan

Living costs are some of the many benefits of living in Michigan. Comparatively costs are much lower than numerous other regions across the U.S.. Naturally, this depends upon the particular Michigan location you select although overall, there are great deals on housing and retail purchases. For a family moving to Michigan, you are going to discover that the system of education in the public schools of Michigan are among the best with high standards along with an above average rate of success. There are also many colleges, universities, private schools and trade schools, in Michigan.

One of the primary reasons to live in Michigan is its climate. Michigan has four separate seasons while the opportunities for recreational to go along with each season. For those people who enjoy changing seasons, Michigan is a great location. Michigan is also renowned for its miles of beaches that surround the area. there is a profusion of wildlife and the landscape is exceptionally breathtaking with its flora and fauna. Anyone with an interest in seeing the natural habitat of many species should come to Michigan to soak in its beauty.


Tall and elegant or short and utilitarian, beautifully restored or lying silently forgotten, the dozens of lighthouses standing sentinel along Michiganís 3,200 miles of shoreline are worth a visit. Many of Michiganís lighthouses are open for tours, if only seasonally. Others are home to bed and breakfast lodging or museums. Still others are privately owned or otherwise inaccessible, inviting admiration from afar a few souvenir photographs. Take a look at Michigan Lighthouses

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    Michigan Colleges. Michigan offers a number of public universities across the state and numerous private colleges. Michigan State University has the eighth largest campus population of any US school. Seven of the state universities-Central Michigan University, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, Oakland University, Wayne State University, and Western Michigan University-are considered by the Carnegie Foundation to be research universities


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  • Government

    Michigan's major-league sports teams include: Detroit Tigers baseball team, Detroit Lions football team, Detroit Red Wings ice hockey team, and the Detroit Pistons men's basketball team. All of Michigan's major league teams play in the Metro Detroit area.

    The Pistons played at Detroit's Cobo Arena until 1978 and at the Pontiac Silverdome until 1988 when they moved into The Palace of Auburn Hills. In 2017, the team moved to the newly built Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit. The Detroit Lions played at Tiger Stadium in Detroit until 1974, then moved to the Pontiac Silverdome where they played for 27 years between 1975 and 2002 before moving to Ford Field in Detroit in 2002. The Detroit Tigers played at Tiger Stadium (formerly known as Navin Field and Briggs Stadium) from 1912 to 1999. In 2000 they moved to Comerica Park. The Red Wings played at Olympia Stadium before moving to Joe Louis Arena in 1979. They later moved to Little Caesars Arena to join the Pistons as tenants in 2017. Professional hockey got its start in Houghton, when the Portage Lakers were formed

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    Michigan Airports. There are 236 Michigan airports that can be used by the public. There are also many private airports in Michigan as the state has many avid airmen. The airports in Michigan are heavily frequented and therefore have the latest technology and friendly service to provide their customers with a comfortable flight experience.

    Because Michigan is a big state and well connected to global destinations and the rest of the US, it has a huge traffic of people entering and exiting the state every day. There are many international airports in Michigan. They include Bishop International Airport at Flint, Gerald R. Ford International Airport at Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo / Battle Creek International Airport at Kalamazoo, Sawyer International Airport at Marquette, MBS International Airport at Saginaw and Chippewa County International Airport at Sault Ste. Marie. In addition, there are international general aviation airports such as Coleman A. Young Airport in Detroit, Oakland County International Airport in Pontiac, St. Clair County International Airport and Merillat International Airport.

    Bishop International Airport at Flint is one of the fastest growing airports in Michigan. He is also proud to offer low fares without sacrificing comfort. The airport has all the amenities to make traveling easier. The airport has a business center, gift shop, lounge with restaurants and video games, shoe store and skycap service. The airport offers assistance to people with disabilities.

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