Weekend Getaway in Michigan

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Weekend Getaways in Michigan: Top Destinations

Weekend Getaway in Michigan

If you're planning a weekend getaway in Michigan, there are plenty of options to choose from. The city of Detroit has no shortage of entertainment to offer, while Ann Arbor is known for the academic prowess of the University of Michigan, and cultural attractions such as the Museum of Natural History, and the Museum of Art. And with large portions of Michigan covered in forest, there's as much for outdoors lovers as there is for city-dwellers.

Weekend Getaways in Michigan: Top Accommodations

Camping ∙ 8 guests
Germfask, Germfask Township, Michigan
from $33
Vrbo
4.5
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Private room ∙ 2 guests
Holland Historic District, Holland, Michigan
from $36
Homestay.com
4.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
West Olive, Port Sheldon Township, Michigan
from $274
Vrbo
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Beaver Island, Peaine Township, Michigan
from $86
Vrbo
4.4
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House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Meridian charter Township, Ingham County, Michigan
from $29
Airbnb
5.0
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Bungalow ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Hazel Park, Oakland County, Michigan
from $31
Airbnb
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan
from $33
Airbnb
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Taylor, Wayne County, Michigan
from $31
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests
Arcadia, Kalamazoo, Michigan
from $14
Airbnb
4.9
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The 4 Best Destinations for a Family Weekend Getaway in Michigan

1. Lake Michigan

The sandy beaches of Lake Michigan provide a relaxing destination for families to beat the heat. Bryant Park Beach ensures a safe experience, while playgrounds and picnic sites allow visitors to spend the entire day in and around the water. Family weekend getaways have a more serene vibe at Good Harbor Beach, part of the Sleeping Dunes National Lakeshore, where biking, kayaking, and surfing lessons are popular.

2. Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a cultural hub offering lots of opportunities for families to have fun while learning something new. The Hands-On Museum allows visitors get up close and personal with more than 250 science and technology exhibits. Ready for more science fun? At the Leslie Science and Nature Center, kids can learn about butterflies, gardening, and even astronomy. Families who plan their Michigan adventure during the Ann Arbor Summer Festival can expect live entertainment, art on display, and more.

3. Kalamazoo

Nestled in the southwestern corner of the state, Kalamazoo offers a small town vibe with family-friendly activities. The Kalamazoo Valley Museum provides hours of hands-on entertainment and activities, and its planetarium is popular for all ages. Kalamazoo's Air Zoo Museum is a popular spot for families to learn about aviation and experience exhibits like a flight simulator. The city also boasts a nature center for children who love wildlife.

4. Detroit

If you love all things urban, then Detroit is undoubtedly the way to go, with impressive new buildings popping up on every corner. From the historic Eastern Market to the hip cafe & art gallery Cass Cafe, you'll find enough culture to keep you entertained throughout your trip.

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