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Michigan Summer Bucket List 2024

Summer is finally here! Whether you are planning a luxurious get-away, or a nonchalant staycation, Michigan’s got you covered. From the sandy beaches to the beautiful cities, there is guaranteed to be a destination that you love! 

Check out this Michigan Summer Bucket List, categorized by location, and begin planning your vacation!


Northern Michigan: 

Headlands International Dark Sky Park (Mackinac City, MI)

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (Munising, MI) 

South Manitou Island (Leland, MI) 

Crystal Mountain Resort (Thompsonville, MI)

Sky Dive Charlevoix (Charlevoix, MI)



Lansing River Trail (Lansing, MI)

Frankenmuth Flower Festival (Frankenmuth, MI)

Albert E. Sleeper State Park (Caseville, MI)

Harbor Beach (Harbor Beach, MI)

Uncle John’s Cider Mill (St. John’s, MI) 


Southeast Michigan:

Moderncone Ice Cream Shop (St. Clair Shores, MI)

Detroit Zoo (Royal Oak, MI)

Sweet Arrangements Candy & Dessert Shoppe (Wyandotte, MI)

Cranbrook House & Gardens (Bloomfield Hills, MI)

Detroit Princess Dinner Riverboat (Detroit, MI)


Western Michigan: 

Grand Haven State Park (Grand Haven, MI)

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park (Grand Rapids, MI)

Kalamazoo Nature Center (Kalamazoo, MI)

Saugatuck Dunes State Park (Saugatuck, MI)

Holland State Park (Muskegon, MI) 

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