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Picture sparkling freshwaters, sandy shoreline made for building castles, and ample spots to fish, picnic, and paddle.
Boasting the country's longest canopy walk, Dow Gardens goes beyond wildest dreams — with giant cargo nets stretched in-between treetops and a glass-floored overlook, four stories over an orchard!
110 acres of botanical gardens where exploration's always encouraged, with a Children's Garden of pint-sized plots planted by local families. While here, be sure to enjoy Whiting Forest — where the country's longest canopy walk will take you all four stories high in the trees (and to a huge playground the kids won't want to leave)!Read More +
Whether you'll meet exotic animals at either of two zoos, or listen to the crowd roar on a classic day at the ballgame — these summer outings were made for family togetherness!
From family-friendly freshwater sailing to narrated riverboat cruises and paddleboat rentals — you'll love each one of these refreshing outings!
From splash pads to bumper boats, mini-golf and ice cream shops — find more than a few places you can cool off after your day of fun in the sun.
A Great Lakes Bay native, Blair is the Founder at Brandscape — a boutique creative company specializing in content. Her favorite part? Sharing stories about the Pure Michigan places she loves!