Fun and Unique Places
in Michigan

Ready to visit some fun and unique places in Michigan?

Visit this page often and we will share unique places to visit in Michigan. These will be places that are not your average tourist traps, but instead are fun trips that your family will remember and enjoy!

Michigan's Unique Places:

Top 10 Most Unforgettable Places to Visit in Michigan
When our visitors were asked to tell us some the most unforgettable places to visit, here are some of their top tourist attractions and vacation spots.

Torch Lake


Seen the third most beautiful lake in the world?
See why Torch Lake is a unique Michigan vacation spot for fishing, swimming, boating and more.


Have you been to the Soo Locks?

These Locks were built was because there is a twenty-one foot drop between Lake Huron and Lake Erie...now they are an awesome site to see!

Amazing Zoos

With a wide variety of animals and activities at each of these zoos, your family will want to visit them all!

Top 10 Historical Sites

If you are looking for a vacation to some of the best historical sites, here are our top ten favorites.

Henry Ford Museum

Best Museums

If you would like an educational vacation, why not visit one of the many great museums in the state?

Great Family Vacation Ideas

No matter what time of year, here are five great places to take the whole family for a perfect getaway.

Gone to Hell?

Want to know where 'Hell freezes over?' or to be able to say you’ve been to “hell and back?” Then a truly unique place to visit is Hell, Michigan. 

Motor City Casino

Things to Do in Detroit

There are lots of unique things to do in Detroit, whether you are looking for a casino hotel, romantic getaway or a family-friendly vacation.

Rockford Hot Dog Hall of Fame

Looking for cool and unusual and fun places to visit in Michigan? Why not visit the Hot Dog Hall of Fame in Rockford.



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Sleder's Family Tavern 
Since 1882, original tavern, with plenty of historical charm, a 21 foot ORIGINAL bar, original copper ceiling and fixtures. Complete with local beers …

Beaver Island 
Visitor Suggested Vacation Spot: I can't believe Beaver Island is not already on this list! The Great Lakes' most remote inhabited island is …

Try Copper Harbor Michigan 
Visitor Suggestion: Copper Harbor is a truly fantastic place to visit. This small town located in the Upper Peninsula on Lake Superior has a rich history …

Whitefish Point Michigan 
Whitefish Point is located on Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula. Just north of Paradise (yes, you can get a cheeseburger in paradise), Whitefish Point …

Silver Lake, Michigan 
Silver Lake is a blast! The lake is beautiful and the sand dunes are gorgeous! We stayed at a campground a few miles away from the lake called Sivler …

Sleeping Bear Dune Lake National Lakeshore  
Take a long walk on the beach, bike or drive to to this great mountain of sand. It is 110 feet tall. When you reached the top can in the view of Glen …

Frankenmuth, MI 
Frankenmuth is a beautiful & family oriented town to visit. Frankemuth is a German Settlement area. One particular family - the Zehnder family inspired …

Canoe Michigan's Au Sable River 
I really enjoyed my time canoing the Au Sable River near Grayling MI. It was a great time and my family enjoyed it. The river moves fairly slowly and it …

Lakenenland Sculpture Park 
Lakenenland Sculpture Park is on highway M-28 near Marquette. Just keep an eye out for the colorful sign that says, "Junkyard Art"! There are all sorts …

Firemen Memorial  
If you want to see a statue that was created by craftsman Edward Chesney to honor Michigan firefighters, visit the Firemen Memorial near Roscommon. …

Saugatuck 
Visitor Suggestion of a Unique Place In Michigan: Saugatuck is a great, relaxing town located just South of Holland. Saugatuck has a very friendly …

Hungarian Falls in Calumet, MI 
Hungarian Falls are a series of waterfalls between Lake Linden and Calumet, in the heart of the Copper Country. You have to drive out on the dirt road …

Downtown Detroit Michigan Not rated yet
Visitor Suggestion of a Great Place to Visit: WAIT!!!!! Before You think of the negative ideas about Detroit...the downtown area is safe. Beautiful …

Bay ViewTerrace Inn in Petoskey Not rated yet
The Bay View Terrace Inn is a 99 year old Inn settled in the Heart of an historic association called Bay View. The community was founded in 1875 …

Middle Island Keepers' Lodge Not rated yet
I just wanted to let you know about one of Michigan's best kept secrets for a romantic getaway at Middle Island Keepers' Lodge. You stay in a former …

Drummond Island, MI Not rated yet
My favorite place: Drummond Island! We used to have relatives on Drummond Island, so we visited there quite often. It is accessible by a ferry from …

The Cairn in Kewadin, Michigan Not rated yet
Visitor's Suggestion for a Unique Place to Visit: This monument built to honor Hugh Gray (who was the 'Dean of Michigan's Tourist Activity' according …

Lake Erie Metropark, Brownstown, Michigan Not rated yet
If you are looking for a quiet getaway for a day with some beach scenery added in, then Lake Erie Metropark is a great place to visit. Just 20 minutes …

Jollay Orchards in Coloma Michigan Not rated yet
Jollay Orchards in Coloma Michigan is a great family outing. Here you will find a fish and release pond (no license needed) where you will almost certainly …

Sturgeon Bay - Emmet County, MI Not rated yet
I grew up in Northern Michigan, and the part about it I miss most is Sturgeon Bay. I spent my summers there, lazing on the clean, sandy shores and swimming …

40 Mile Point Lighthouse in Rogers City Not rated yet
40 Mile Point Lighthouse is a wonderful place to visit. There is something for virtually everyone. Some will simply enjoy strolling or picnicking on …

Sundance Stables  Not rated yet
Try Sundance Stables. This is a cheap way to go horseback riding. I love that they have horses for all levels and so those who have no experience …

Dewey Lake Manor  Not rated yet
Visitor Suggestion: Looking for a place to have a relaxing and romantic weekend? Look no further than the bed and breakfast known as the Dewey …

Dark Horse Brewery Not rated yet
Located in Marshall, Michigan is A little microbrewery called Dark Horse Brewing Company. They offer a lot of specialty beers, and the menu is constantly …

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Armory Arts Village Not rated yet
Visitor Suggestion: The Armory Arts Village is a bold, innovative community redevelopment project that uses arts, culture, creativity and innovation …

Traverse City, Michigan Not rated yet
Traverse City has something for everyone in your family. For the gamblers, the city has two casinos , both run by The Grand Traverse Band of Ottaway …

Marquette--Sugar Loaf Mountain Not rated yet
This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been on Earth. It is right along the shore of Lake Superior, and even in Mid-July, the temperatures …

Wyandotte Not rated yet
If you ever want to get away from it all without going too far, there is a nice little town called Wyandotte in Wayne county, just 45 minutes away from …

Pioneer Log Cabin Village Not rated yet
This tourist attraction is located in Bad Axe City Park. The village is composed of restored 19th century buildings that offer visitors a glimpse of the …

Kalamazoo Michigan Not rated yet
Kalamazoo is really close to the home of sweet slopes for skiing and snowboarding. I went to Timber Ridge Ski Area in Kalamazoo on a youth group trip …

Hockey Town Cafe Not rated yet
I have never seen anything like this place. It is across from Tiger Stadium and next to the Fox Theater in Downtown Detroit. It is like a Hard Rock …

Holland Michigan Not rated yet
Thousands of people from both the US and overseas come to see the Tulip Festival. If you love flowers and are looking for a truly unique one of a kind …

Manistique Michigan is a Family Wonderland of Fun Not rated yet
Manistique is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. Where you can enjoy the famous pasties, (meat pies with carrots and potato) to the towns famous …

Castle Murder Mystery Weekend Not rated yet
The Castle in Allegan is a unique Bed and Breakfast that has Murder Mystery weekends that include: two nights in a great room, character assignments …

Henry Ford Museum Not rated yet
The Henry Ford Museum is a great place to check out! The museum focuses on all things Henry Ford, including a detailed history of the automobile. …

Silver Lake State Park Not rated yet
This beautiful location has it all - sand, warm sun, and two lakes - Silver Lake and Lake Michigan. Located on the western shore of the big lake, …

Mackinac Island Not rated yet
Mackinac Island is a beautiful island that's just a 20 minute boat ride from Mackinaw City or St. Ignace. No cars are allowed on the island; travel …

Visit Mackinac Island Michigan Not rated yet
If you are going to Michigan and want a nostalgic place to visit, you have to visit Mackinac Island. It is a state park, if I remember correctly, and …

Great Wolf Lodge  Not rated yet
The Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City is a great place to visit. It is an indoor water park inside of a hotel. The water park includes body and tube …

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Been to the Paul Bunyan Festival?
Truly a one-of-a-kind adventure, it even includes a chainsaw carving contest that lures contestants from around the nation, to come to Oscoda for the three-day spectacle.

Planet Walk in Lansing
Looking for cool educational things to do around the Lansing area? Then you cannot miss Planet Walk.



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