Things to do in Michigan

Our most recommended things to do in Michigan

SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium General Admission

1. SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium General Admission

Embark to an underwater world at SEA LIFE Michigan, the state’s largest aquarium. Marvel at over 250 species and 2,000 creatures including sharks, rays, green sea turtles, and more. Journey through the freshwater lakes of Michigan and all the way to the depths of the ocean. Meet the amazing creatures that live there.  Then, visit the Interactive Touchpool and learn what it feels like to pet a crab, urchin, sea star, and other rockpool creatures. Finish your adventure by strolling through the underwater Ocean Tunnel. Watch as thousands of tropical fish swim overhead.  SEA LIFE provides an interactive and fun journey for all ages into the diversity of marine life. Be inspired to play an active role in educational and conservation efforts.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan

2. LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan

See the many LEGO attractions at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan. Enter the LEGO Factory Tour to learn how the LEGO bricks are made in so many shapes and colors. Hop aboard a royal chariot to save the princess on the interactive Kingdom Quest adventure ride. Discover insider tips and super tricks from an expert LEGO builder in the Creative Workshop. See famous LEGO characters on the big screen, like The LEGO Movie™ A New Adventure, at the 4D LEGO Cinema. Go faster and higher on Merlin’s Apprentice Ride where the whole family controls an enchanted cart to conjure the sorcerer’s spell and soar into the sky. Explore MINILAND, a Detroit cityscape made entirely out of LEGO Bricks – over 1.5 million to be exact. Build friendship in LEGO Friends Heartlake City and create new colorful additions to add to their growing town. Get a selfie with a LEGO Friend during the visit, too. Create a LEGO racing car at the LEGO Build & Test and race vehicles on the test track for the quickest time.

Traverse City: 6-Hour Tour of Sleeping Bear Dunes

3. Traverse City: 6-Hour Tour of Sleeping Bear Dunes

Discover the natural landscape and history of Traverse City on a dune tour. Hike, climb dunes, and enjoy lunch on the shore of Lake Michigan. Learn about the region and see stunning views at Empire Bluffs. Take a short hike, then enjoy lunch on the soft sand beach of Lake Michigan, then head along scenic Pierce Stocking Drive. Stop at Glen Lake, Sleeping Bear, and the observation deck at Lake Michigan, and try to spot old shipwrecks. Try out your dune-climbing skills, or sit back and watch others walk, run, roll or somersault down. Learn about the historic village of Glen Haven where Schooners and Steamships operated in the 1800s. Visit the US life-saving Station where they attempted to save sinking ships. Head back along M-22, known as of the prettiest roads in Northern Michigan.

Detroit: Spirit and History Self Guided Audio Tour

4. Detroit: Spirit and History Self Guided Audio Tour

Experience the spirit and history of Detroit on a self-guided audio tour. See the historical buildings and statues like The Guardian Building, Campus Martius Park, Penobscot Building, and more with the magic of an audio guide. You will receive the download instructions after booking. Download the app and start the tour with your mobile phone as your guide. Start your tour at a famous pizza shop on Broadway, and have a chance to grab a slice of pizza before spending some time in the city. See the golden era buildings and hear interesting stories of the city. Visit the famous like Joe Louis Statue, The Kern's Clock, Parkers Alley, etc. You'll hear stories about the artistic rise of the city and the inventors of the famous Detroit-style pizza. Stroll through the artistic alleyways of the city and discover the hidden gems and historic spots. Explore the city with a smartphone GPS navigated audio tour at your own pace and schedule.

Auburn Hills: Legoland and Sea Life Aquarium Combo Ticket

5. Auburn Hills: Legoland and Sea Life Aquarium Combo Ticket

Jump into the ultimate indoor LEGO playground and take flight on Merlin's Apprentice ride, blast skeletons on the Kingdom Quest ride, see your favorite characters on LEGO 4D Theater, and build epic LEGO creations alongside expert builders! After the ultimate building experience, come face to fin with over 250 species including sharks, stingrays, sea turtles and more. Pet a sea anemone and finish your adventure by strolling through the Underwater Ocean Tunnel as thousands of fish swim overhead! Visit both attractions in the same day or come back withing 30 days to visit the aquarium.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 60 reviews

Well I booked tickets for yesterday morning, then tried to cancel for a later time had to cancel had an unexpected family emergency, I called and talked to someone who didn’t help me much, all I wanted was a refund on my charge..

great historical building it's unbelievable art work design love to know the history of Detroit downtown I can't believe the old bldg is a history. great food, shopping, sitting area.

Really good time at Sea Life Aquarium. I would recommend it for all families and individuals to enjoy

Matt gives a lot of history about the area with plenty of time to get great pictures.

The tour guide, Matt, was very knowledgeable and personable.