A trip to Midland, MI means a trip that’s grounded in history, refined by culture and polished off by outdoor activities. In 2010, Forbes Magazine described the city as the fourth best place to raise children, so it won’t take you long to feel part of the family.
Midland is most famous as the international headquarters of the Dow Chemical Company, founded back in 1897. A trip to the Midland County Historical Societies Heritage Park is your first stop if you want to find out more about the fascinating history of this city and its relationship with one of the world’s largest chemicals companies. Take a stroll through the beautiful gardens and arboretum while you’re there.
Downtown Midland is a buzzing metropolis of culture and entertainment. Take in the art at the Midland Center, soak up some music at the Midland Symphony Guild or simply enjoy some of the state’s best dining at the city’s many restaurants and cafes.
The 30 mile long Pere Marquette Rail-Trail is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts. Walk, run, bike or skate your way along the winding asphalt and you'll end up in the neighbouring city of Clare. Alternatively, branch off along the Chippewa Trail and you'll arrive at the Chippewa Nature Center. With 1,000 acres of woods, rivers, ponds, wetlands and fields to explore, even the keenest naturalist will need a good night's sleep to recover.
Head back to your choice of IHG’s Midland hotels to do just that. Here you’ll find world class amenities and comfortable beds to help you unwind in style. Book with IHG today for great value at a great price.