Great Lakes Bay

Great Lakes Bay Region

When you Go Great Lakes Bay this season, get ready for some serious snow-covered fun.

Because our 6 destinations of Bay City, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Midland and Saginaw are calling you to cozy up in our craft beer and wine hotspots and taste winter's richest flavors.

Take to the great outdoors for a snowshoe hike or a day on the slopes, and soak up the season's best in our Pure Michigan winter wonderland.


Time. Welcome to the Great Lakes Bay Region. Where hours and minutes are measured by a different clock and where the moments are forever Pure Michigan.

#GoGreat for the Holidays

Go Great Lakes Bay this season to feel real holiday magic, from the World's Largest Christmas Store... to a Santa House complete with live reindeer!

Wash off the Winter chill

From a hotel with a 50,000 sq. ft. indoor waterpark to another with 4 indoor pools, it's easy to chase away the winter blues when you book your stay in Great Lakes Bay!

Zehnders Splash Village
Plan A Pure Michigan Snow Day
Find Your Holiday Spirit

Whether you're watching one of the top snow sculpting events on the continent or strolling the luminary-lit streets of a cozy Christmas village, you'll have no trouble feeling festive here!

Savor The Season

Taste the warmth of winter flavors when you head out on a foodie adventure or cozy up at our wine hotspots and craft brew hideouts, including Michigan's original craft brewery!