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Go Great Lakes Bay

Wash away your cares in the calm waters of Lake Huron. Drift away on a river cruise, or sail off into the sunset on a tall ship. Get your catch of the day from a top-notch walleye fishery, or catch views from the top of a forest on America's longest canopy walk. In the Great Lakes Bay, six alluring cities are calling you to coast on a summer breeze.

Catch a Summer Breeze

Refreshing & cool, salt-free & scenic - the calm waters of the Great Lakes Bay are calling.

Explore Our Cities

Discover six cities woven with freshwaters - all in one unforgettable summer escape.

Dip Your Paddles

Paddle away your worries on the cool blues of the Great Lakes Bay.

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Catch a Summer Breeze

Refreshing & cool, salt-free & scenic - the calm waters of the Great Lakes Bay are calling.

Explore Our Cities

Discover six cities woven with freshwaters - all in one unforgettable summer escape.

Dip Your Paddles

Paddle away your worries on the cool blues of the Great Lakes Bay.

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Discover the Great Lakes Bay Region

Find what's pure to you in a place where six inviting cities Bay City, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Midland and Saginaw  make summer magical. Go sailing on a tall ship schooner, wine tasting on a river cruise, or boating in the "Everglades of Michigan." Pedal a pub trolley along city streets, and pop by artisan & antique shops, sprinkled in with an eclectic mix of eateries. After a day on the water, you can unwind on a sun-soaked patio or toast under the stars at an outdoor beer garden.

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