If you are not a birder this will seem totally goofy to you, but if you are a birder you'll get why this is a travel-related post!
Michigan is having a major snowy owl winter, with the owls being spotted all over the state. It is worth following the bird spotting chatter if you're within a couple hours of the state.
Here's an article about the owls:
There are listservs that provide daily spotting updates on the owls and any other species of note if that level of detail interests you as well. For example, the one for the lower part of Michigan (with a heavy concentration of Ann Arbor and metro Detroit birders) is here:
Husband and I have not seen a snowy owl yet, but there's still time!