Great Lakes Bay Blog

How to Spend a Weekend in Bay City with Kids

📍Bay City State Park 📷 @shineonsunfish Looking for fun things to do in Bay City, Michigan with kids? Spend your days as planned below or use this as a starting point and let serendipity step in — or a bit of both! Pack up the car, complete with kiddos and snacks, and travel together…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Frankenmuth

📍Frankenmuth FunShips & Bavarian Belle Riverboat on the Cass River 📷 @michiganaddicts Looking for fun things to do in Frankenmuth, MI without the kids? Spend your days as planned below or use this as a starting point and let serendipity step in — or a bit of both! When you’re looking…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Frankenmuth with Kids

📍Zehnder's of Frankenmuth 📷 @mrstarabryant Looking for fun things to do in Frankenmuth, MI with kids? Spend your days as planned below or use this as a starting point and let serendipity step in — or a bit of both! 📍Grandpa Tiny's Farm 📷 @x_stina Travel to Frankenmuth, Michigan…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Midland

📍Dow Gardens 📷 @namitha_hegde Looking for fun things to do in Midland, MI without the kids? Spend your days as planned below or use this as a starting point and let serendipity step in — or a bit of both! 📍Dow Gardens 📷 @karthikeyan_petchi When it’s time to take a break from…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Midland with Kids

📍Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens 📷 @sallyannrudy Looking for fun things to do in Midland, MI with kids? Spend your days as planned below or use this as a starting point and let serendipity step in — or a bit of both! 📍Dow Gardens 📷 @jes_salvador7 Pack up the car, kiddos included…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Saginaw

📍Saginaw 📷 @winsomeglimpse Looking for fun things to do in Saginaw, MI without the kids? Spend your days as planned below or use this as a starting point and let serendipity step in — or a bit of both! When it’s time to really get away and let your inner child run wild & free, get to…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Saginaw with Kids

📍Saginaw Children's Zoo 📷 @thekatierex Looking for fun things to do in Saginaw, MI with kids? Spend your days as planned below or use this as a starting point and let serendipity step in — or a bit of both! 📍Saginaw 📷 @winsomeglimpse Hoping to take your family someplace special…

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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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Best Fall & Winter Shopping in the Great Lakes Bay

📍Frankenmuth River Place Shops 📷 @metro.detroiter Spending a day unearthing rare finds at Michigan's largest antique center or exploring every corner of one of the Midwest's largest outlet malls — shopping here offers a kind of relaxation all its own. Whether you'll wander the world's…

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