Great Lakes Bay Blog

Top Things to Do in the Great Lakes Bay this Winter

📍Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens 📷 @yagirljodes When winter turns Pure Michigan into a snowcapped scene from a glossy postcard, there’s natural beauty all around here (and it's all worth bundling up for). Whether you’ll take in never-ending, winter-white views on a canopy walk through a…

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Top Things to Do in the Great Lakes Bay this Spring

📍Dow Gardens 📷 @jillwellingtonphotography_ Daydreaming about a spring vacation in Michigan, sans kids? From ample antiquing to gorgeous botanical gardens, the only tough part will be packing it all into one trip! Go four stories high in the forest on the country’s longest canopy walk…

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A First-Timer's Guide to the Great Lakes Bay

📍Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens 📷 @blackmarkmedia First trip to the Great Lakes Bay? We could just say you’re going to love it here (and you will). But we’d rather help fill your bucket list with all the can't-miss, must-do's — and signature experiences you just shouldn't leave without…

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Fall & Winter Arts & Culture in the Great Lakes Bay

📍Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum 📷 @bernsiekay Historic theaters and architectural gems to art museums and galleries — the paint has yet to dry on all of the fresh, immersive arts and cultural experiences to be had here. Taking tea inside one of North America's most authentic…

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Best Antique Shops in the Great Lakes Bay

Home to Michigan's largest antique center (housed fittingly in an historic downtown building) and an annual antique festival of epic proportions — with smaller shops sprinkled throughout — the Great Lakes Bay is full of opportunity to uncover timeless treasures. These one-of-a-kind…

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