Plan Your Trip to the Great Lakes Bay

Ready to explore this six-city region, but not sure where to start (or stop for lunch)? We’ve rounded up all the essentials to make it simple!

Top trip ideas by city or season, and pre-made plans whether you’re here for a day or the weekend. Bucket lists designed for first-timers, self-guided tours where you set the pace, and inspiration guides packed cover-to-cover. Pore over each of them before you hit the road!

Go Great Guide

Once them over or hang on every mention — but consider these pages your compass to what’s most worth savoring here.

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Go Great Blog

Build your bucket-list inspiration as you travel our six inviting cities through these stories.

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Featured Trip Ideas

From bucket lists by city to trips curated for all four seasons — your essential travel prep starts here.

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Travel Newsletter

With more trip ideas than you could pack into a weekend — plus hotel packages, exclusive deals, and happening-soon events — consider this your monthly preview of memorable Pure Michigan experiences up ahead!

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Discover the depth of beauty you can only find in a place with four distinctive Pure Michigan seasons.

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How to Get Here

You’ll find this six-city region a breeze to get to, with MBS International Airport at the center of it all, and smooth access off I-75 if you’re roadtripping in.

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Visitor Information Centers

Specifically? Our local Travel Experts. They’re the ones who’ll greet you at our Visitor Centers — and the warm voices on the end of the line when you dial up one of our Travel Tip Desks.

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Social Media

Find all the can’t-miss moments to share in — plus hints about what’s new & coming soon — when you follow us on social.

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