Summer is the perfect time of year to get out and enjoy Michigan. Here are some day trips you can take from Grand Rapids for an epic summer adventure.
Ludington is a great day trip from Grand Rapids if you’re looking for a refreshing day on the water. There’s fishing here as well as a downtown area with quaint shops. While you’re there, you can take a tour of the USS Badger, the country’s last coal-fired steam ship.
St. Joseph, Michigan
This town is an awesome beach getaway. Silver Beach Center and Carousel is one of the best beach fronts in Michigan. Not only is it a perfect beach for lounging and swimming, but there’s also a beautiful bluff that overlooks the beach for ideal sightseeing.
Head over to the state capital for the day and start your adventure off with a trip to Potter Park Zoo. You can also check to see if there are any events going on in Adado Riverfront Park, or just enjoy the views!
South Bend, Indiana
If you feel like exploring other states, take a day trip to one of Indiana’s vibrant cities, South Bend. It’s perfect for sports fans, since the University of Notre Dame boasts a football hall of fame. If you’re in the mood for some entertainment, Morris Performing Arts Center features all kinds of shows year-round.
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