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Hold out your left hand. See where the thumb meets the rest of the hand? That’s where you'll be when you Go Great Lakes Bay. It’s a place where Lake Huron’s sparkling waters roll in off Saginaw Bay to wash the freshwater coastline, and rivers just as cool and pure thread six nature-rich cities together.
One where you could spend an iconic Bavarian day in Frankenmuth, and yet be sailing on a tall ship in Bay City by sunset. Where adventure might take hold within National Wildlife Refuge in Saginaw, then fully blossom in Midland gardens where the country's longest canopy walk soars in red pine forest.
Here for the weekend or the night, bringing the whole family or just you two — you’ll find this waterfront, six-city region an unexpected Midwest dream trip. Start exploring!
On a wildlife-spotting boat tour, birding outing, or rented bike — Pure Michigan's unspoiled beauty is yours to take in here. Just bring your sense of adventure: our Great Lakes Bay trails and treetop adventures, wetlands and wildlife await!Read More +
Looking for affordable spring trip ideas — and ones the whole family will hands-down love? We’ve got two of Michigan’s top indoor waterparks, two zoos, and too many fun outings to mention them all!Read More +
When they're splashing at spray parks, ziplining, and zoo-going — even building sky-high castles on sandy beaches — that's when you'll know you've picked the perfect Pure Michigan summer getaway.Read More +
If there’s one thing that’s abundant in the Great Lakes Bay, it’s the opportunity to get outside and explore! Chances to paddle a river or pedal through town — wind in your hair, and maybe a cold brew in-hand — all here.Read More +