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Between its blossoming gardens, lush forest greenery, unbeatable spring walleye bite, and unbelievable birding — plus miles upon miles of trails made even more gorgeous by wildflower growth — there’s plenty to usher in spring's season of renewal.
Wander through 110-acre Dow Gardens, where over 22,000 flowering bulbs and 35,000 annuals cover every inch in a kaleidoscope of color. (And don’t miss its four-story canopy walk, or Butterflies in Bloom — both a must.) Carve your own path on scenic trails, coast through town on tandem bikes, cast a line, or hop a Great Lakes fishing charter — but slow down long enough to soak in the tranquility.
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 +
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 +