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. Learn more about Bay City, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Midland and Saginaw at www.michigan.org.
In Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, something magical happens. The hands on the clock slow down just long enough for us to stop and capture the beauty of the calm waters on the Bay City Riverfront, or the aroma of 20,000 tulips in bloom all at once in Midland's Dow Gardens. We become kids again at the Saginaw Children's Zoo and Mid-Michigan Children's Museum and discover the joys of a place where family feels like family again. It's time to reconnect in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region.
Play in the Great Lakes Bay. Wake up on the edge of possibility and explore what's in store...
Take time for yourself and for your family any time of the year. With the endless festivals and events that the region has to offer throughout all of nature’s beautiful seasons, you can find rejuvenation during winter, spring, summer, and fall. So plan your trip sooner than later and experience the wonder in the Great Lakes Bay Region of Pure Michigan!
Snowshoe on a guided trail walk, stroll amid vast snow and ice sculptures, or ski down Apple Mountain’s slopes. Simply find the fun in winter when you Go Great Lakes Bay!
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We've gathered some of the area's best attractions, restaurants, shopping and hotels and brought them to you in one easy-to-access bundle. These creative, money-saving options make planning your trip as hassle-free as it is affordable.
Feel at home when you're away from home in Great Lakes Bay.
Having a copy of Go Great Lakes Bay, the region's Official Travel Publication, is like having your own personal tour guide in your back pocket. Make the most of your Great Lakes Bay getaway.
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