If shopping tops your wish list of things to do while travelling, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for in Michigan. Charming downtowns showcase locally made art and farmers markets are the perfect place to select delicious grown-in-Michigan souvenirs.
Duck in and out of artisan markets, gift shops specializing in fine art and crafts, and galleries showcasing the work of masters and students alike. Treasure hunt in Ann Arbor or Harbor Country and discover historic downtowns, like those in Holland or Port Huron, with speciality shops, friendly proprietors and waterfront dining. Explore the unbeatable bargains at outlet malls that come with attractions such as Legoland and SeaLife for the kids or marvel at the world’s largest Christmas store in Frankenmuth, Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland.
Across the state, shopping – and sampling! – at a farmers market can be one of the most fun and authentic ways to experience Pure Michigan. Michigan’s impressive agricultural diversity is on display with local tastes and delights calling your name. At these markets, you might be surprised to find anything from hand-made candles to furniture alongside local produce, starting with asparagus and cherries in the spring to apples in the fall. Ready to shop?