The numbers are in -- 2013 was a fantastic year for Michigan's travel industry with record hotel occupancy and a lot of money spent by visitors.  The Detroit News has an in-depth story regarding the boon in business here.

If you're planning to make the pilgrimage to one of the most beautiful spots on the planet, you might want to make your reservations now -- My Honey and I were online last night looking for rooms up north this summer and the choices are already getting fewer!

Photo, Deb Hart