Birch Run Premium Outlets

Shop: With over 100 name-brand outlet stores offering daily discounts of up to 65% off gotta-have-em items at Coach, Nike, Michael Kors, Pottery Barn, Banana Republic, The North Face and more, plan to enjoy the outdoor shopping experience that is Birch Run Premium Outlets! (Want to know who's offering which deals when? Become a VIP here before you shop!)

Explore: With more than 200 animals and 50 different exotic species, wander the Wilderness Trails Zoo and wave hello to the zebras, lions, reptiles, and parrots (and get hands-on at the petting area and parakeet encounter).

Tony's I-75 Restaurant | @aoibhneastravels

Dine: When looking for restaurants in Birch Run, options are ample. But, don't leave without visiting Tony's I-75 Restaurant! Home to the infamous "One Pound BLT", be ready for the huge (okay, enormous) portions this restaurant is known for, and top it all off with the mile-high banana split if you have any room!

Roar: Get in on high-powered racing action at Birch Run Speedway and Event Center, and be ready for rip-roaring fun with main events, trailer and bus races on the figure-8, and Eve of Destruction nights at this premier short track of the Midwest.

Recline: Enjoy a movie in style at this Michigan movie palace: Emagine Birch Run. Featuring 10 stadium-seating auditoriums with luxurious, reclining seats featuring full backs and foot rests (and even D-Box Seats, or motion seats, exclusively available for select films), enjoy digital sound and a full-service theater bar, including cocktail selections to complement your snacks.

Choose between go-kart fun, bumper boats, bank-shot basketball, two 18-hole mini-golf courses, arcade options, refreshments and ice cream at Alpine Mountain, or enjoy them all and live it up while on your getaway in Birch Run!

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