Michigan's Best Summertime Activities

Summertime is an excellent time to visit Michigan! You can find great festivals schedule throughout the season celebrating everything summer has to offer. The water is warm and refreshing and water activities are plentiful. Make sure you save time for a tour of lighthouses, vineyards and amazing nature all around.

Aug 4,5 & 6, 2023

The Coloma Glad-Peach Festival (located just north of I-94 exit 39) is an annual celebration of the gladiolus flowers and peaches, both grown locally.

Our Michigan resort offers both indoor water park fun and dry-land experiences. Your stay includes access to 37,000 sq ft water park kept at a warm 84 degrees year-round. Book now and go for the moment today.

Creating family memories for 35 years! Enjoy 2 water slides, 4 indoor pools, 3 whirlpools, over 160 video games & so much more!

Double JJ Resort is Michigan's favorite Four Season Destination Resort. Whether you're visiting to explore the woods on horseback, splash in the waterpark, play a round of golf, or just escape from the world for a while, we are eager to meet & exceed all of your expectations.

Michigan’s newest indoor water park, Surfari Joe's Indoor Wilderness Water Park in Watervliet offers a great escape from the everyday hustle and bustle. With two premier water slides, a kiddie water playground with tipping bucket, lazy river and activity pool and hot tub with waterfall, there’s something to please people of all ages.

45,000-square-foot indoor waterpark designed for toddlers, tweens, teens, and adults. It will feature a waver rider, one body slide, one bowl slide, a rock climbing wall, lazy river, children's play area and a private adult pool, hot tub & sauna.

Zehnder's Splash Village is one of the few indoor waterpark hotels in the Midwest with two distinct aquatic adventures offering something for the entire family. Thirty-two guest rooms feature an inside panoramic view of the Atrium Park.

Held on the Saturday and Sunday of the Memorial Weekend Holiday, this year’s show will host over 100 crafter booths in Shoreline Park in Tawas City, right off of US-23. Be sure to come out and browse through their beautiful and unique hand-made arts and crafts.

Please join us in honoring those who have lost their lives serving our country at the annual Downtown Holland Memorial Day Parade. The parade starts at 9am, Monday, Memorial Day.The procession begins at the corner of 8th Street and Central Avenue and continues on to Pilgrim Home Cemetery on 16h Street, where a brief ceremony will take place.

A brief and informal Memorial Day observance to pay tribute to the soldiers who served at Fort Mackinac. Soldiers will assemble at 8:30 a.m. at the Fort Mackinac Avenue of Flags, march to the Post Cemetery, perform a short ceremony and salute, and return to the fort.

Hemlock Crossing offers 239 acres of woods and wetlands along the Pigeon River. Over six miles of trails meander through bottomland and upland forest, old pine plantations and along the river. Trails connect to Pine Bend County Park on the west end of this property. A pedestrian bridge and numerous overlooks offer scenic views.

Blair Acres is your premier stables located in Lake City, MI. We offer everything from trail rides, carriage rides, sleigh rides and cabin rentals for your visit.

Established in 2003, Lavender Hill Farm is just minutes from Petoskey and Charlevoix. We are the largest commercial lavender farm in Michigan. Visitors can enjoy a tour of the fields, join us for Fridays on the Farm or Lunch in Lavender, or cut a u-pick bouquet.

Once the snow flies we start snowmobile rentals in December and running through March, weather permitting. Get into the mud and join us during April through October's scenic fall colors with County Wide Adventures side-by-side rentals.

County Wide Adventures is your premier northern Michigan Polaris adventure outfitter for snowmobiles and side-by-sides. Put yourself behind the throttle and hit the trails with a new model Polaris or gear up with our great selection of seasonal riding gear and accessories.

Largest waterfalls in the lower peninsula of Michigan! You can swim in them. One of the most beautiful and relatively unknown places in all of Michigan. The Ocqueoc Falls are one of the biggest attractions to the area. The falls are great for swimming, fishing, hiking and for the all around nature lover.

Take in the beautiful vista of the Mackinac Bridge, the north entrance to the Heritage Route. Spend the day at the 100+ shops in Mackinaw City. Bike on the 62-mile North Central State Trail past sparkling inland lakes and along the Lake Huron shoreline. Float down the 38-mile inland waterway from Lake Huron to Crooked Lake.

You can’t go wrong by heading east on Cannonsburg Road to Fallasburg or Townsend ark and maybe have a picnic amidst the colors next to a flowing stream and wooden, covered bridge. There are 11 miles of trails at Cannonsburg Ski area for hiking, biking and trail running.

Maybury Riding Stable offer guided horse rentals to the public through Maybury State Park in Northville, Mi. We have Pony Rides, Summer Camps, and Guided Trail Rides. Take a look at our website for more information or give us a call. We are open April - November - weather permitting.

The old-growth pines and hardwoods of Hartwick Pines State Park create a delightful contrast in the fall. Miles of biking and hiking trails line the 9,700 acres of protected land, offering plenty of ways to be active and enjoy the stunning show of colors. The Mertz Grade Trail is rated as easy and ideal for family fall foliage outings.

Recreational kayak rental on the beautiful Saginaw Bay in Pinconning, MI

Ike’s Mobile Kayak Rentals offers a unique kayaking experience. Midland and the surrounding area have abundant nature, beautiful rivers, lakes and accessible launch sites to make your kayaking experience relaxing and enjoyable.

Open every day from dawn-to-dark, you’re invited to enjoy 19 miles of trails on foot, snowshoes or cross-country skis through 1,500 acres of diverse ecosystems. Get out on the trails to take in spectacular views of the natural world while observing the plants and animals that call this area home.

At Pinecrest Christmas Tree Farm, we provide a beautiful selection of both U-Cut and Pre-Cut Christmas trees, hundreds of ornaments and an experience the whole family will love.

Tractor rides and Horse-drawn wagon rides are available on certain dates - check website for details.

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