Great Staycation Trips Near Bay City, MI
Looking for something to do with the family during the weekend after school is done for the week? Around the Great Lakes Bay Region, there are plenty of exciting and enjoyable destinations to go to that will appeal to family members of all ages. Cruising around mid-Michigan to each of these locales is exciting when you are inside a sporty Subaru. Thelen Subaru in Bay City, MI, would like to share some of our favorite family destinations within a short drive of Bay City!
Where Do We Go in Mid-Michigan for Family Time Enjoyment?
Frankenmuth – Not only is this tourist town home to the famous Christmas store, Bronner’s, but it is a destination for fans of Bavarian culture. The Bavarian Inn is a popular hotel in the region that is designed like a Bavarian castle and is full of truly gorgeous rooms if you want to have a night away from home. It also has a fantastic restaurant with plenty of delicious food that everyone in the family will love! We highly encourage making a stop in Frankenmuth if you haven’t already!
Saginaw – Saginaw is home to a great selection of family-friendly destinations. The Saginaw Children’s Zoo has a wide variety of animals that children of all ages will love getting to see. For families who enjoy history, there are many museums found across the city as well. Among these are the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History and the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum for a wide variety of exhibits. Add on plenty of shops and restaurants, and you will be guaranteed to have a day full of fun with the family!
Midland – If your family loves nature, then Midland is home to multiple gardens and nature trails that provide you with the majesty that mid-Michigan has to offer. Dow Gardens is the perfect place to go with the excellent diversity of plants and architecture in a beautifully maintained location. For those who like sports, the Dow Diamond is home to the Great Lake Loons for an enjoyable baseball game. Midland is also home to museums and other similar locales such as the Midland Center for the Arts. There is plenty for family members of all ages and lifestyles to enjoy when you visit Midland for the day!
(Photo Credit: Dow Gardens)