All Bay City, All Day
Tour This Nautical City

Arrive in Bay City and enjoy a narrated, step-on-guided city tour that can be customized to highlight history and local lore, architecture, or all of the above.

Explore Treasured Antiques + Tall Ships

Shop Bay City's historic, walkable downtown to explore Michigan's largest antique mall, the famous St. Laurent Brother's Nut House, and dozens of boutiques. Then, sail aboard BaySail's Appledore tall ships while you enjoy a catered lunch on deck.

Late-Afternoon + Early-Evening
Catch an Out-of-this-World Show

Visit Delta College Planetarium & Learning Center to see their current featured show or another one of your choosing before departing Bay City.

All Frankenmuth, All Day
Indulge in Bavarian Specialties + Seasonal Delights

Arrive in Frankenmuth at Bavarian Inn Restaurant for hands-on pretzel rolling and strudel making, then enjoy a guided city tour while your items bake. After, browse the expansive showroom of the world's largest Christmas store, Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland.

Enjoy Comfort Food Dishes + Downtown Shopping

Dine at Bavarian Inn Restaurant, Zehnder's of Frankenmuth, or Frankenmuth Brewery for lunch before exploring Frankenmuth River Place Shops and more stores sprinkled all along Main Street.

Late-Afternoon + Early-Evening
Sample Award-Winning Brews + Shopping

Enjoy an optional Frankenmuth Brewery Tour to taste the award-winning ales and lagers of Michigan's oldest microbrewery before leaving Frankenmuth. As you depart, make one last stop at nearby Birch Run Premium Outlets, home to 100-plus stores.

All Midland, All Day
Tour Glorious Gardens + A Mid-Century Modern Gem

Arrive in Midland and begin your day at Dow Gardens, featuring 110 acres of botanical beauty and the country's longest fully-accessible canopy walk. Next, tour the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio, a masterpiece of mid-century modern architecture.

Be Immersed in Architecture + History

Enjoy a catered lunch amidst the peaceful surroundings of the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio and its encompassing pond, then visit Heritage Park to tour the Herbert H. Dow Historical Museum, Bradley Home, and Herbert Doan History Center.

Late-Afternoon + Early-Evening
See Art, Science + History Intertwine

Visit Midland Center for the Arts to experience their varying exhibits, or the John Pratt Mosaic House, operated by Creative 360, before departing Midland.

All Saginaw, All Day
Tour a History Museum + a Japanese Tea House

Arrive in Saginaw for a step-on-guided city tour and a docent-guided tour of the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History. Then, visit one of North America's most authentic Japanese Tea Houses, where you'll enjoy a traditional tea ceremony and hands-on origami activity.

Enjoy a Silent Film + On-Stage Lunch

Visit the Temple Theatre for a guided tour, complete with silent film viewing and accompaniment by the only remaining and functional 1927 Barton Butterfield Special Pipe Organ in existence. After, you'll enjoy a catered lunch, served right on-stage.

Late-Afternoon + Early-Evening
End the Day with Unbeatable Shopping

Depart Saginaw and head for home, but not without a stop in nearby Birch Run to shop Birch Run Premium Outlets with its collection of 100-plus stores.

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