While I'm always sad to say goodbye to summer, even I can admit Michigan is GORGEOUS in the fall.

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Want to go leaf peeping this season? Sure, you could take a walk or a scenic drive... but why not view Michigan's spectacular fall foliage from a chairlift?

There are plenty of spots in Michigan that offer views of fall leaves from way up high!

Crystal Mountain, Facebook
Crystal Mountain, Facebook

As far as when it's best to check out fall colors in the Mitten State, Michigan Beach Towns says if you're the Upper Peninsula, the best time will be October 1st to the 18th. In Northern Michigan, spot peak fall colors October 3rd through 20th. In the lower part of the state, fall colors will be stunning October 5th through 22nd.

It's not just locals who know Michigan has some dazzling fall colors, M-22 is often recognized as one of the most scenic fall drives in the U.S., and recently Tahquamenon Falls was ranked among the best spots for fall colors in the nation.

At Copper Peak resort, you can also take in breathtaking views from their 469-foot ski jump.

You can also check out the Michigan SkyBridge in Boyne, the wooden suspension bridge is the longest of its kind in the world andoffers delightful views of the fall color.

Boyne Mountain, Facebook
Boyne Mountain, Facebook

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