Michigan(derson)-where I have made two trips. Another hugely under-rated state for shear natural beauty and things to do (and craft beer)

2016-Michigan's Gold Coast (the Lake Michigan coastline nearest to ole' Indianapolis)

Mt. Pleasant, Central Michigan (Fall 2017)

Traverse City area-Fall, 2017

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore-Leelenau sector (Fall, 2017)

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore-Platte River area

"Dune Climb" Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore's most famous hike

Empire Bluffs hike at SBDNL-amongst the best short hikes (<1.5 hrs) you are likely to find in the midwest

White Pine-Sleeping Bear Dunes backcountry