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International Students: Exploring the U.S.A.

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Adventures in Michigan


Home of University of Michigan


Home of Ferris State University


Home of Wayne State University


Home of Michigan State University



National Parks

Plan Your Trip

Trip Advisor Destinations
Popular places to visit in the United States
Map your trip, estimate travel time, gas costs, find things to see and do along the way.

America does not have a lot of hostels.  Inexpensive motels and camping provide many more choices when traveling.

Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Michigan's Upper Peninsula is sparsely populated and home to beautiful waterfalls, beaches, cliffs, and wildlife.  


Chicago is the American Midwest's largest city.  It offers an endless array of museums, theaters, stores, restaurants, and fun.  Don't miss it!

Getting There

Renting a Car

Amtrak provides bus service from Traverse City to Kalamazoo where you can catch the train to other cities.  Here is Amtrak's interactive route atlas.