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Soaking Up Fall in Michigan

There’s no doubt about it: Michigan is a perfect place to enjoy the transition from summer to fall. The lush landscape offers a grand view of all the fall colors. You can really enjoy the beauty of fall if you live at Camelot Place, apartments in Saginaw, Michigan. When you live in Saginaw, you have easy access to the best places to see fall colors in all their glory.

Chippewa Nature Center

Great Lakes Bay Regional Magazine had its readers name this location the “Greatest Trail or Park.” There are over 19 miles of trails for you to explore. Areas you can visit include wetlands, ponds, trees, and the Chippewa River. There are also multiple trail styles, including paved options. A bonus: the Chippewa Nature Center has a full calendar of events, like the Fall Harvest Festival on October 1st! This special day includes “demonstrations, crafts and activities that reflect 19th century farm life during harvest season.”

BaySail Ship Tours

These special tours are a short half-an-hour drive from Saginaw and give you the chance to experience "authentic tall ship sailing.” They offer two public sailing excursions, each with a different focus. The Great Lakes 101 tour includes fun facts about the area and some history lessons as you sail from Bay City into Saginaw Bay. You can also enjoy Sunset Sails and view the stunning sunset from Saginaw Bay while you enjoy snacks and refreshments. With either tour, you’ll enjoy incredible views of nature along the coast of the bay.

National Wildlife Refuge

The incredible Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is 10,000 acres, which means plenty of land to explore in the fall. This location has some unique highlights. One is the Wildlife Drive auto tour, a route that you can drive intended to give you chances to glimpse the wild animals roaming the refuge. Another fun feature is the opportunity to see all kinds of birds. It’s actually designated as an Important Bird Area by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Michigan Road Trip

If you’re looking for a longer fall experience, then you can check out this road trip created by They provide a step-by-step road trip itinerary that gorgeous sights like Lake Huron and unique stops like antique shops and farmers markets. Stops along the way include Bad Axe, Bay City, and, of course, Saginaw!

Valley Rail Trail

If you live at Camelot Place, there is a trailhead less than 10 minutes away! This is a great location for all kinds of recreational activities, such as “hiking, bicycling, jogging, walking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, and nature study.” This rail trail covers over 9 miles and offers plenty of views of surrounding wooded areas and wetlands, perfect for checking out some fall foliage.

Enjoy all that fall has to offer at Camelot Place, Michigan apartments for rent. You’ll have easy access to all of these top destinations for viewing autumn colors, or you can stay close to home. Our community amenities include a dog park, BBQ/picnic area, and wooded areas around the property. Come see for yourself when you schedule a tour! (844)-717-8907.