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Michigan Tourism and Sightseeing
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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Michigan
Museum in Paradise, MI USA

On the shore of the shipwreck coast, the museum campus includes Whitefish Point Lighthouse, a restored 1923 Surfboat House, Coast Guard Crew Quarters, and exceptional exhibits. Deceivingly beautiful Lake Superior's unrelenting fury has earned the reputation of being the most treacherous of the Great Lakes. Throughout the museum comples, visitors will see maritime legends come to life.


River of History Museum
River of History Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Michigan
Museum in Sault Ste. Marie, MI USA

Experience the area's history from the river's glacial origin, through Native American settlement, French fur trade, British and American expansion, to the present day. Its location may be new, but the River Of History Museum continues to do what it does best: explain and interpret the region's story from its earliest recorded history.

Tower of History
Tower of History Top Attraction!
Scenic in Sault Ste. Marie, MI USA

At 210 feet above the twin Saults, the Tower Of History is easy to locate on Portage Avenue. Four viewing platforms atop the Tower Of History's concrete structure reveal spectacular panoramic views of international proportion. Step onto the open air decks or glassed observation areas and watch as the St. Mary's River and Canada unfold before you.

Museum Ship Valley Camp
Museum Ship Valley Camp Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Michigan
Museum in Sault Ste. Marie, MI USA
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Visit this retired freighter and explore the pilot house, crew quarters, and cargo holds. Launch your tour of the Soo from this retired cargo freighter at the river's edge.

Soo Locks Boat Tours
Soo Locks Boat Tours Top Attraction!
Tour in Sault Ste. Marie, MI USA

Experience locking through the Soo Locks. Your narrator will explain the history and operation of the Locks as your boat is raised 21 feet, straight up, to the level of Lake Superior. After your downbound lockage, enjoy a cruise along the historic waterfronts of Michigan and Canada. See all four U.S. Locks, St.


Steam Railroading Institute
Steam Railroading Institute Top Attraction!
Museum in Owosso, MI USA

The Steam Railroading Institute is an interactive museum depicting steam-era railroading and its impact on the culture and of the Great Lakes Region. The institute is home to the majestic Pere Marquette No. 1225, the largest operating steam locomotive of its kind.

Durand Union Station & Michigan Railroad History Museum
Durand Union Station & Michigan Railroad History Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Michigan
Museum in Durand, MI USA

The Durand Union Station recaptures the golden years of railroading. The Michigan Railroad History Museum features photos, artifacts, displays and articles of Durand's rich railroad history. Exhibits are changed several times throughout the year.

Temple Theatre
Temple Theatre Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Flint, MI
Theatre in Saginaw, MI USA

The year was 1926 and Saginaw, Michigan was without a concert hall after the beautiful Conservatory of Music burned.

Birch Run Premium Outlets
Birch Run Premium Outlets Top Attraction!
Shopping in Birch Run, MI USA

As the largest outlet mall in the Midwest, Birch Run Premium Outlets attracts shoppers from all over Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Canada.


Bay City Antiques Center/downtown Antiques Market
Bay City Antiques Center/downtown Antiques Market Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Michigan
Shopping in Bay City, MI USA

This 3-story historic building houses an unparalleled selection of antiques and collectibles. They operate in conjunction with Bay Antique Center, Michigan's largest antique mall, located on the same street.

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park Top Attraction!
Nature in Grand Rapids, MI USA

This 132-acre attraction features the most comprehensive outdoor sculpture collection in the Midwest, indoor and outdoor gardens, largest tropical conservatory in the state, nature trails, guided tram and 5 acre Children's Garden. Admission charged.

Murder Mystery Dinner Train
Murder Mystery Dinner Train Top Attraction!
Excursion in Blissfield, MI USA

Old Road Dinner Train Fun!

Hidden Lake Gardens & Conservatory
Hidden Lake Gardens & Conservatory Top Attraction!
Botanical Garden in Tipton, MI USA

754+ Acre Arboretum

Historic Croswell Opera House
Historic Croswell Opera House Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Michigan
Theatre in Adrian, MI USA

Live Theater!

Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Museum in Grand Rapids, MI USA

This museum offers world-class exhibits on history, nature, cultural heritage and more. Ride a 1928 carousel, catch a show in the planetarium or eat in the cafe overlooking the Grand River. General Admission charged.

Frankenmuth River Place Shops
Frankenmuth River Place Shops Top Attraction!
Boating in Frankenmuth, MI USA

Over 40 shops and attractions within a quaint German-Style Village Over 40 shops and attractions featuring Michigan's largest bead store, pet specialties, Life is good, ladies clothing, Yankee Candle, arcade, mirror maze, riverboat, candy, fudge, popcorn and free entertainment.

Bronners Christmas Wonderland
Bronners Christmas Wonderland Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Flint, MI
Shopping in Frankenmuth, MI USA

World's largest Christmas store Visit the world's largest Christmas store. It's a shopper's dream with over 50,000 trims and gifts, the size of 1.5 football fields. Bronner's is open 361 days a year and Christmas Lane is illuminated nightly.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Grand Rapids, MI
Museum in Grand Rapids, MI USA

Experience America's most entertaining presidential museum. Attend a White House State Dinner, step inside the Oval Office and Cabinet Room, and see the original Watergate burglar tools. Admission charged. Gerald R.

John Ball Zoo
John Ball Zoo Top Attraction!
Zoo in Grand Rapids, MI USA

John Ball Zoo, with over 1,000 animals, is located in a 110-acre park. The zoo has an aquarium, children's zoo, African area and chimpanzee exhibit. Admission charged.

Bikes On The Bricks
Bikes On The Bricks Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Flint, MI
Recreation in Flint, MI USA

One of Michigan's best motorcycle events, Bikes on the Bricks brings together bike lovers from all facets of life. There's a motorcycle show with prizes, a police-escorted ride throughout Genesee County and the state's only law enforcement motorcycle skills competition.

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Best Places to Stay in Michigan


Hampton Inn And Suites Detroit/Airport-Romulus
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From $88 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Detroit/Auburn Hills South
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From $89 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet.
JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids
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From $229 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Quality Inn & Suites Coldwater
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From $55 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Red Roof Inn & Suites Detroit - Melvindale
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From $69 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit Michigan


The best time to visit Michigan is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Michigan


Month Low Avg High
January 15.8 23.0 30.1
February 17.5 25.5 33.4
March 25.7 34.8 43.9
April 35.9 46.3 56.7
May 46.6 58.0 69.3
June 56.0 67.1 78.2
July 60.9 71.7 82.4
August 59.6 69.9 80.2
September 51.8 62.2 72.5
October 41.1 50.7 60.3
November 31.9 39.3 46.6
December 21.7 28.3 34.8

Destinations in and around Michigan to Visit



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