Self-Guided Tours in the Great Lakes Bay

It’s time to hit the trails — and we don't mean scenic, tree-lined ones, although those are worth exploring while you're here! We’re talking ale trails & wine trails. Tours where you'll follow your taste buds to delicious local flavors, and ones where you'll experience enlightening history. Hop on & enjoy!

Featured Seasonal Tours
Immerse Yourself in Buds + Blooms

From lush, sprawling botanical gardens that cover 110 acres in color to delicate Japanese gardens revered among the most authentic in North America — these gardens of the Great Lakes Bay are each worth a visit. Wander through them all!

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Cool Off On This Tasty Scoop Loop

Whether you're craving locally churned, hand-dipped ice cream piled high in a house-made waffle cone, or you'd rather order up a sundae with all the fixings — these Great Lakes Bay scoop shops will satisfy your sweet tooth!

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Year-Round Tours
Follow This Ale Trail to Locally Brewed Suds

From summer’s juicy IPAs to sweater weather’s velvety porters and stouts — no matter the season, you'll find a trail of taps worth following through the Great Lakes Bay!

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Be Transported, One Pour at a Time

Want to sip on Sangiovese and pretend you’ve arrived at a tiny hilltop town in Tuscany — or taste grapes grown right along the Michigan lakeshore? Pull up a seat! We’ll pour you a glass.

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Discover Inspiring Art + Enlightening History

From a historical museum in an enchanting castle to a naval ship museum aboard a National Historic Landmark — chances to dive into the region's rich history are here.

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Laugh, Learn + Grow Together

Pack up the car and kids and grab a breakfast of brain fuel on the way into town — then be ready to laugh, learn, and tinker your way through this educational STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) tour!

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Go Great

Explore our vibrant and diverse art scene! With this Public Art Passport as your guide, embark on an immersive, self-guided journey through the region's many & memorable public art installations — from murals to impressive sculpture on display.

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