Unusual Attractions You Need to See in Michigan
Michigan is home to a number of unique attractions you won't find anywhere else. From the world's largest giant cherry pie pan to the world's largest Christmas store - you name it, we've got it!
Erebus Haunted Attraction
Did you know that Michigan is home to the world’s largest haunted house? Erebus, located in Pontiac, is a four story haunted house that was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records as the World’s Largest Walk-Through Haunted Attraction in 2005.
Frightful Fun at the World’s Largest Haunted House
Baker's Keyboard Lounge
The "World's Oldest Jazz Club." If you like traditional jazz, great atmosphere or if you enjoy just stepping into history, Baker's Keyboard Lounge is an experience you won't want to miss.
Baker's Keyboard Lounge - Pure Michigan Travel
The Quincy Mine is located in the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Mining operations have been closed for many years, but the site is preserved as a cooperating site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park. Home to the Norderg Steam Hoist building which houses the Nordberg Steam Hoist, the world's largest steam-powered hoist engine.
Quincy Mine Properties - Pure Michigan Travel
Dawson and Stevens Classic 50's Diner
The Bottle-Cap Museum is the largest private collection of Coca-Cola related items in Northern Michigan. Over 10,000 pieces of memorabilia make up the museum, housed in an authentic classic 50's diner, Dawson and Stevens Classic 50's Diner located in downtown Grayling.
Dawson and Stevens Classic 50's Diner
Joe's Gizzard City - Joe's is known for their ice cold beer and deep fried chicken gizzards. But we also have a good selection of burgers, burritos, sandwiches and more. Come on in and see for yourself. We are the only Gizzard City on Earth and proud of it. Come enjoy Gizzard Fest held in June for some great family fun.
Joe's Gizzard City
Joe's is known for their ice cold beer and deep fried chicken gizzards. But we also have a good selection of burgers, burritos, sandwiches and more. Come on in and see for yourself. We are the only Gizzard City on Earth and proud of it. Come enjoy Gizzard Fest held in June for some great family fun.
Joe's Potterville Inn and Gizzard City - Pure Michigan Travel
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum
If you like magic posters, neon, antiques, advertisings, ceiling fans, slot machines, memorabilia, robots, airplanes, animation, then this is the place to visit. Coin operated games from the oldest gypsy fortune-telling machines to the early 1900's to the latest in laser hologram video games of the 1990's are. Computer operated animated shows too.
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum - Pure Michigan Travel
Bishop Baraga Shrine
While in the Keweenaw area you will want to include a stop at the beautiful Bishop Baraga Shrine located just north of L'Anse. Erected in May, 1972, this religious historical monument commemorates the work of Bishop Frederick Baraga (1797-1868). The 35 foot, five ton hand wrought brass statue stands majestically amid the surrounding trees. Situated above the cliffs overlooking Keweenaw Bay, visitors find a peaceful spot to pause amid their travels while learning about the heroic life of Baraga.
Visitors that enjoy fun excursions and unique destinations will find plenty to smile about when they arrive in Hell. “Sinfully delicious” is the phrase most often heard by patrons that frequent Screams Ice Cream. While here you can enroll in Damnation University, experience some world-class haunted effects. Hell is guaranteed to be appreciated by folks with a great sense of humor.
City of Hell - Pure Michigan Travel
World renowned reproduction of over 25 prehistoric birds and dinosaurs on a 40 acre tract of land split by Devil River. Featuring a brontosaurus over 80 feet long weighing over 60,000 pounds.
Dinosaur Gardens, LLC - Pure Michigan Travel
Da Yoopers Tourist Trap
A menagerie of Yooper innovations including "Gus" the largest running-working chain saw in the world and "Big Ernie" the largest working rifle in the world. Da Tourist Trap has very unusual gift lines of Yooper made products, from one-of-a-kind items to beautiful collectibles you won't find anywhere else.
Da Yoopers Tourist Trap & Museum - Pure Michigan Travel
World's Largest Cherry Pie
Near Traverse City, at the Sara Lee Bakery Group, stands the World’s Largest Cherry Pie Pan. The pan was made to hold the World’s Largest Cherry Pie at the time (from 1987-1992). The huge pie weighed 28,350 pounds and was 17 feet, 6 inches in diameter.
Michigan World Record Holders
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
The world's largest Christmas store with over 90,000 square ft of newly expanded shopper's dream! Bigger than 1 1/2 football fields in size featuring over 50,000 trims, gifts, and collectibles. Fun for all ages & open 361 days a year.
Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland - Pure Michigan Travel
The Jerky Outlet
One of the world's largest jerky outlets! Beef jerky, turkey jerky, elk,venison, buffalo, alligator jerky...even kangaroo! Bag your own up or pick an assortment of pre-packaged jerkies, you'll want to try them all.