Plan Your Trip to the Great Lakes Bay

When all that pent-up wanderlust has you longing to explore new places? It can be tough to pack so much unfamiliar into a trip you can actually pull off — so, we’ve rounded up the essentials to keep it simple.

Fully-hatched trip plans, if you’re here for a night or the weekend. Vacation ideas if you’ve got kids in tow, and equally as many if you don’t. Self-guided tours you can take at your pace, and pocket guides packed cover-to-cover with local insights and inspiration. Pore over each of them here before you hit the road:

Go Great Guide

Once them over or hang on every mention — but consider these pages your steady compass to what’s really worth savoring here.

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Go Great Blog

Breeze through this waterfront region with the confidence of a native when you get to know our six cities through these stories.

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Featured Trip Ideas

From bucket lists broken down by city to trip ideas curated for each of four Pure Michigan seasons, all your essential travel prep starts here.

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Travel Newsletter

Consider this your ear to the ground for memorable Pure Michigan experiences up ahead.

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Discover the full depth of beauty you can only find in a place with four distinctive Pure Michigan seasons.

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How to Get Here

You’ll find this region a breeze to get to, with MBS Airport at its center and smooth access off I-75 if you’re roadtripping in.

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Visitor Information Centers

Specifically? Our local Travel Experts. They’re the ones who’ll greet you at our Visitor Centers — and the warm voices on the end of the line when you dial up one of our Travel Tip Desks.

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Social Media

Find all the can’t-miss moments to share in — plus hints about what’s new and coming soon, sprinkled with plenty of insider travel extras — when you follow us on social.

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COVID-19 Travel Updates

Here in the Great Lakes Bay, the health of our guests and locals is everything. That's why we're taking extra steps to keep you safe as you explore our cities.

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