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Michigan and the Great Lakes

Michigan Free

Your Comprehensive Guide to Free Travel, Recreation, and Entertainment Opportunities
Eric Freedman
A comprehensive guide to no-cost entertainment, travel, and recreation opportunities in Michigan.


Whether your preference is for indoor or outdoor activities, whether you live in-state or are just planning to visit, whether you are traveling with children, as a couple, or singly, Michigan Free lists an abundance of cost-free or inexpensive activities from Detroit to the remote reaches of the Upper Peninsula, for all seasons. Michigan Free provides detailed information about free or inexpensive concerts, plays, museums, wildlife preserves, national parks and forests, live theater and dance, musical performances, nature centers, festivals, walking tours, and more. Also provided is an in-depth look at a variety of free attractions such as the annual Labor Day walk across the Mackinac Bridge. Each listing includes a description of the attraction, its location, and its hours of operation.

Praise / Awards

  • ". . . a good source for planning inexpensive weekend getaways or mini-vacations."
    --Grand Rapids Press
  • "[Freedman] has scoured the state to turn up an incredible number of free things to do, many of them outdoors. . . . Anyone who has camped in rainy weather or has traveled with bored kids will appreciate these ideas as well as the special kids section, travel tips, and low-cost lodging."
    --Michigan Out-of-Doors

Product Details

  • 6 x 9.
  • 254pp.
  • 35 B&W photographs.
Available for sale worldwide

  • Paper
  • 1993
  • Available
  • 978-0-472-08200-1

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  • $35.95 U.S.