Things To Do -Johannesburg Michigan
Johannesburg Michigan is the home of many splendid things — we know it, because we live here. Beautiful scenery, majestic lakes, fabulous food, quirky locales and hidden gems just barely scratch the surface of what Johannesburg Michigan has to offer.
We asked staff members of the Johannesburg Press to share some of the best things to see and do in Michigan, based on our personal experiences. Here are 50 ideas you may want to add to your bucket list if you visit Johannesburg, MI.
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Michigan has many historic and fun places for vacationers to visit. From the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to the wonders of the Upper Peninsula there are unlimited tourist attractions, events, great restaurants for you to visit.
If you plan on spending a large amount of your time outdoors on your vacation they you will have to make your vacation destination somewhere in the State of Michigan. If so many things to do outdoors you will not want to miss out of what the state has to offer. Take your family on a vacation that they will not soon forget.
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Dominick's, known as one the best Summer spots in Ann Arbor, boasts an awesome outdoor patio to enjoy all Summer long. All the locals know that when Dominick's opens up, it's officially Summer!
When you walk in the door, grab a picnic table outside on the patio and jump in line with friends (you'll need a few extra hands to carry food and drinks back). The menu is written all over the walls as you wait in line, and every drink is served in giant pitchers or jars. The staff is fun, young and friendly, and this place is a total, no frills, hang out type bar. And the food is pretty great as well. The best time to hang out at Dominick's is a sunny afternoon, as Dominick's is mostly a day/early evening place, closing at 10 pm.
The bottom line: The pricing here is pretty college/ budget friendly. Each throw in 10 or 20 bucks, you'll get drinks and a meal and leave feeling satisfied.
Dominick's is located at:
812 Monroe St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-10pm
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Reason # 1 The Motor City
Maybe I'm a little bit biased since I come from Detroit, but I think that Detroit is a great reason to visit Michigan. Ignore, for a moment, the decrepit old houses and deteriorating neighborhoods, and think of the city's rich, vibrant culture and historical landmarks. Detroit is home to "The Big 3" and "Motown" after all. I don't care how much negative press you've heard about the city, don't tell me that you haven't driven a Big 3 car or been in love with a Motown song. The city's current decline is certainly no reason not to visit. Just be sure to keep your doors locked.(That was a joke, by the way).
Reason # 5 The Sports Teams
So, the Detroit Lions haven't done so well in the past few years. The Tigers almost made it to the World Series this year. The NBA is in the middle of a lockout, so we won't mention the Detroit Pistons. The Red Wings are probably the most consistent team we have, and although I don't follow hockey, it seems like they're winning the Stanley Cup every other year.
Plus, there are all of the college teams - the Big House (University of Michigan) is one of the most popular sporting venues in the country.