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#41 Bring the kids (young and old!) to play in Cadillac Commons

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#41 Bring the kids (young and old!) to play in Cadillac Commons

Region: Northern

Location: Cadillac

A collaboration between the City and community has transformed a nondescript parking lot and park district into a year-round destination evoking all the historical charm and sophistication that makes Cadillac unique. The lakeside block serves as a vibrant hub connecting downtown businesses and Lake Cadillac with seasonal events and attractive amenities.

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#48 Try out the Fish Ladder in Grand Rapids

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#48 Try out the Fish Ladder in Grand Rapids

Region: Southwest

Location: 560 Front Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

A great place to fish or just to watch the water, the Fish Ladder provides a way for fish to head upstream and gives great views of the aquatic animals.

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#44 Adventure in Dinosaur Gardens

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#44 Adventure in Dinosaur Gardens

Region: Northern

Location: Alpena County

If you haven’t been to Dinosaur Gardens, you truly must go. It’s a thrilling explorative adventure as you walk past enormous life-like creatures and see what life was like when dinosaurs walked Michigan. There’s more than just dinosaurs though— enjoy putt-putt golf, miners sluices, fossil digs, frozen yogurt bars, and dinosaur-themed gift shops.

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#45 Visit the Mighty Tahquamenon Falls

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#45 Visit the mighty Tahquamenon Falls

Region:  Upper Peninsula

Location: Paradise

One of Michigan’s most iconic natural landmarks, Tahqamenon Falls is simply a must-see. Aside from walking around the Lower and Upper Falls, Tahqamenon Falls State Park offers camping accommodations of the rustic and modern variety, as well as kayak and rowboat rentals for further exploration of the Tahquamenon River.

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