Explore Bay City

With its easy access to Lake Huron and a sparkling riverfront that stretches 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 restaurants and boutiques that rival the riverwalk views. In any corner of this eclectic spot — scouring for vintage finds or sipping local craft — enjoy a laid-back city vibe and loads of historic charm.

Things To Do

Shop antique centers to artisan boutiques, sample eclectic coffee shops and eateries, 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!

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Things To Do

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!

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Things to Do in Bay City

With its tall ship sailing and ferry boat cruises, a walleye fishery beyond compare, and one of the best state parks in Michigan — there’d be no good reason to leave Bay City without some time spent on its waters.

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Events in Bay City

Port city of the most-awarded Tall Ship Celebration on the continent, Bay City’s no stranger to an over-the-top bash. And from warm-weather concerts in the park to Art Around the City, good times sprawl out from the riverwalk into every side-street.

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Eat + Drink in Bay City

A waterfront city with an eclectic mix of eateries, Bay City’s filled with places pairing their tasty bites with local craft — whether coffee, brews, or cocktails.

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Places to Stay in Bay City

If you lift your lids 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 inviting places to stay in Bay City.

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