Go Great Lakes Bay

Great Lakes Bay Region

Hold out your left hand. See that part where the thumb meets the rest of the hand? That’s where you’ll be when you Go Great Lakes Bay in Bay City, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Midland, and Saginaw.

Discover our top fall vacation ideas, find fresh, new ways to take a fall color tour, or experience some of the top fall festivals in Michigan. Explore inside the treetops on the country's longest canopy walk, take a sailing fall color tour on a tall ship, or ecotour through National Wildlife Refuge alive with natural beauty. 

Shop everything from Michigan's largest antique center to one of the Midwest's largest outlet malls, or plan the perfect family vacation in Michigan. No matter which autumn adventure feels like yours, in Pure Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, the scenery is brilliant and the experiences breathtaking. Find your fall vacation inspiration here.

Explore Our Cities
When you Go Great Lakes Bay in Bay City, Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth, Midland, and Saginaw, six unique cities make for a quaint and quintessential Pure Michigan escape.
Top Things To Do
Top Fall Festivals
From the only official Oktoberfest outside of Germany's original to the largest outdoor new car show on the continent, experience some of the top fall festivals in Michigan.
Adventure Outdoors
Hiking or birding, ziplining or sailing, epic ways to experience fall scenery in Michigan are around each bend.
Summer Breeze
In the Great Lakes Bay Region, a summer breeze is blowing… where it’s headed is Pure Michigan.
Time
Welcome to the Great Lakes Bay Region: where hours and minutes are measured by a different clock and the moments are forever Pure Michigan.
Great Lakes Bay Social Feed
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