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Michigan Summer Getaways


Summer is a great time of the year to go on vacation. Most places will have a pleasant temperature and not be too cold for some fun outdoor activities. One of the best things about Michigan is that there is potential to do activities in many different settings, such as shopping centers, the great outdoors, one of thousands of lakes, fun summer events - the possibilities are endless. Below are a few places that are great for a weekend getaway with the family.

  • Petoskey – Petoskey is a charming small town in Northern Michigan with many fun activities. You can visit their shopping district, collect Petoskey stones along the beach (Michigan’s state rock), and there are trails you can hike or race a fat tire bike. There are so many possibilities in Petoskey, and the charm of this small town will keep you coming back!
  • Grand Rapids – Grand Rapids is West Michigan’s largest city and offers many unique things to do. This city has the world’s largest art competition, ArtPrize, and because of this creative event, this city is known for its artistic spirit.
  • Ann Arbor – Ann Arbor is one of Michigan’s more unique cities. This Big 10 college town has an abundance of cultural attractions and is home to the University of Michigan. This city is perfect for those who prefer to spend time in the city versus time in nature. Ann Arbor has a very youthful energy and has something for everyone.

You can read about more places to visit for the weekend at My Michigan Beach!

If you’re looking for summer plans and need a little boost to finance your trip, stop into your local American 1 Credit Union and ask about a Personal Loan! You can also apply online here.

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