It is one of America’s must-see destinations and the summer months are delightful. Visitors seeking unique experiences will not be disappointed. The Great Lake state boasts a fantastic variety of events such as the National Blueberry Festival, and Detroit’s world-famous Jazz Festival.


Bon Voyage offers tailor-made travel experiences to the USA with packages suited to the most discerning of traveller’s needs.  A few examples are below:


The National Blueberry Festival

A fantastic family-friendly festival taking place from 6th to 9th August at South Haven.  This event is 4-days in duration and will be held in various locations in the Lake Michigan Beach town community.

Many of the events take place overlooking South Haven’s picture-perfect harbour which boasts a 110 years old lighthouse and Lake Michigan. There are plenty of activities planned at the festival to keep all ages in the family happy.  More importantly, many of the events are FREE of charge. 


Detroit Jazz Festival 

Music lovers can indulge their passion at the 35th annual Detroit Jazz Festival from 4th to 7th September. This event will be a perfect end to the summer season.  The festival occupies two million square feet of downtown Detroit from Hart Plaza on the riverfront, three blocks north to beautiful Campus Martius Park. There will be stages throughout the area showcasing the best of Jazz talent.  Why not bring a picnic and chill-out with like-minded souls? 

Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk at Saint Ignace

Join thousands of enthusiastic walkers and make the 5-miles trek across the Mighty Mackinac Bridge on 7th September.  Walkers can participate in the early morning walk which departs at 7am.  If this is too early it is fine to begin the walk anytime between 7am and 11am. 

The annual trek across the 5-miles long Mackinac Bridge occurs on Labor Day.  It is worth noting that this is the only day of the year which pedestrians are allowed on the bridge. Walkers begin in St. Ignace at the north end of the bridge and then walk south.  This event is FREE of charge and no prior registration is required.  All you need do is don your walking shoes and enjoy the experience!

To visit any of these festivals and explore the rest of The Great Lake State, you can book your holiday with the USA specialists Bon Voyage, find out more:

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