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It’s hard to tell what’s most captivating about Midland: its thriving arts scene, abundant natural beauty, or the mid-century moderns you’ll find lining every city side street. And with upwards of 400 architectural gems, plus an app so you can track them all down? It starts unfolding from the moment you hit town.
Take in 110 acres of lush botanicals — and the nation’s longest canopy walk, woven through towering pines in its Whiting Forest — all in a visit to visionary Dow Gardens. Experience a canvas of creative expression at Midland Center for the Arts, tour one of “25 Best Historic Homes in America”, and see this City of Modern Explorers shine!
?Exploring the country’s longest canopy walk and 110 acres of botanical gardens, biking a 30-mile stretch of scenic rail trail or sipping under the stars at an open-air beer garden, enjoy every last moment of your kid-free vacation in Midland, Michigan!Read More +
Pack up the car, kiddos included, and get ready to make some unforgettable family memories in Midland, Michigan! You’ll find this city affords your crew an artful blend of experiences — from Midtown to Downtown and every spot in-between.Read More +
A $20 million, four-year effort, the creation of the Canopy Walk and other features within Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens is the Foundation's largest project ever, officially opened to the public in October 2018.Read More +
Dow Gardens — and its Whiting Forest, Canopy Walk and other features within — offer a year-around menu of novel experiences, a virtual merry-go-round of adventures circling the seasons, a picnic of perspectives.Read More +
In a city marveled for its mid-century moderns and one of “25 Best Historic Homes in America” you can tour, you’ll be surprised to find it’s packed with natural beauty, too. But amidst Dow Gardens’ dreamy blooms — and on the nation’s longest canopy walk, aloft in its Whiting Forest — you’ll find Midland at its most breathtaking heights.Read More +
From a AAA Four-Diamond hotel Downtown to impeccable Marriott properties across the city, you’ll find just the place to escape to in Midland. And with each mere minutes away from a colorful spread of experiences? Slipping into that vacation state of mind only gets easier!Read More +