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With its breezy Lake Huron access and an also-sparkling riverfront, stretching Uptown to Downtown — there’s something effortlessly cool about this nautical city.
On one end, Downtown’s historic buildings hold all from artisanal coffee to antique shops, eateries and brewpubs. On the other, Uptown boasts its own small fleet of posh restaurants and boutiques that rival the riverwalk views. In any corner of this eclectic spot — scouring for antiques and vintage finds, sipping local craft, or sailing on a tall ship — you’ll find modern parts of city life mingled in with historic charm.
Shop antique centers to artisan boutiques, sample eclectic coffee shops and markets, belly up at a few craft breweries, and even board a tall ship schooner to sail underneath the stars! It’s all available (and ready when you are) on your kid-free weekend in Bay City!Read More +
Situated on the Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron, Bay City is absolutely bursting with flavors to savor, boats to board and bikes to ride (maybe even tandem ones, if you like). You're on vacation and you've got a weekend to spend making memories together in Bay City!Read More +
With its tall ship sailing and ferry boat cruises, a walleye fishery beyond compare, and one of the best state parks in Michigan, lined by close to a mile of beachfront — there’d be no good reason to leave Bay City without some time spent on its freshwaters.Read More +
Port city for North America’s most-awarded tall ship festival, Bay City’s no stranger to an over-the-top bash. And from art fairs and open-air marketplaces to concerts in the park, celebrations spill out from the riverwalk into every electric city street.Read More +
If you lift your lids slowly to the billowing sails of a tall ship just outside your window? You’re not dreaming — you’re at the DoubleTree by Hilton. And beyond this beauty that serves up both sparkling waterfront and Downtown views, you’ll find a fleet of other inviting places to stay in Bay City.Read More +