- Our list of the best things to do in Bay City, Michigan, features the top 89 nearby activities — including 41 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bay City, MI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Bay City, MI , followed by 60 popular activities in nearby cities, including Midland, Frankenmuth, Saginaw and Caseville
Built in 1884, Sage Branch Library is located in a historic building that borrows from Victorian, Gothic, and French Chateau architectural styles. The library is situated on the second floor and offers a variety of multimedia resources for the community.
The Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library acts as the main branch of the Bay County Library System and has standard features like a physical material collection and reference collection. The facility also has an outdoor reading garden, local history and genealogy room, and live programs during the year.
With over 12,000 items on exhibit, the Dobson Antique Toy and Firehouse Museum shows a collection of unique antique toys. Exhibits include fire trucks, NASCAR vehicles, and the world's largest fire vehicle the Super Pumper fire apparatus.
Bay City's Veterans Memorial Park contains 97 acres including the Liberty Harbor Marina, the ball fields, the Kantzler Arboretum, and the Trombley House. The park hosts community events including the fireworks on 4th of July, the River Roar, and the Pig Gig.
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Bay City features the Delta College Planetarium and Learning Center, a facility funded by NASA that focuses on space exploration. It includes a Planetarium Digital 360 theater, a computer lab, a rooftop observation deck and classrooms that host college-level courses.
The Bay City State Recreation Area in Bay City is located on the Tobico Marsh freshwater coastal wetlands. It features a sandy each, meadows, cattail marshlands and oak savannah prairies with an amphitheater, beach house, picnic area and playground.
Located along the Saginaw River, Bigelow Park is at the northern end of Middleground Island and has a pedestrian bridge crossing the river. The park can be used for fishing and provides a playground, a pavilion and baseball fields.