Whether you're already a resident of Midland, MI or are interested in moving to the area, you'll be able to enjoy many interesting destinations when you're here. From a uniquely designed home that's built into a pond to a three-spoked wooden bridge connecting visitors to popular sites, Midland offers plenty to see and do.
Our REALTORS® share five features we love about Midland:
- Alden B. Dow Home & Studio - 315 Post St., Midland, MI 48640
Completed in 1941, the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio is an amazing example of innovative architecture that's open for public tours. Dow believed in integrating buildings with their sites, creating places where "… gardens never end and buildings never begin." Part of the home is literally constructed into an encompassing pond, and its interior showcases reflective light, brilliant color, and soaring roof lines. The stunning home also contains some of Dow's collection of works from gifted designers and craftspeople. You'll be able to see ceramic and glass works in Dow's collection as well as furniture by famous designers that complement the home's architectural style.
- The Tridge - downtown Midland, MI
The Tridge, a large three-spoked wooden footbridge, is one of Michigan's most popular tourist attractions. It spans the place where the Tittabawassee and Chippewa Rivers come together in Chippewassee Park and is made of a central pillar that's 31 feet tall and supports three 180-feet long posts. Not only does The Tridge provide beautiful views of the water below and surrounding greenery, its spokes also connect to three additional popular areas that are definitely worth a visit — Chippewassee Park, St. Charles Park, and the Farmers Market. It also serves as the start of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail, a good route for walking or biking.
- Dow Diamond - 825 E. Main St., Midland, MI 48640
If you love baseball, head to Dow Diamond to see the Great Lakes Loons, the Class A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The state-of-the-art facility has earned several awards, including being named the Best Ballpark in Michigan by Stadium Journey. You'll get to see amazing views of the game and pay substantially less than you would at a Major League game. And when you're ready for some ballpark food, you'll be able to order not only the traditional hot dog but also pulled pork and beef brisket sandwiches, Mexican or Asian fare, and wraps or fresh fruit and veggie cups.
- Midland Area Farmers Market - Dow Diamond East Parking Lot, 825 E. Main St., Midland, MI, 48640
Locally grown or produced foods from Midland Area Farmers Market lets you savor foods that are fresher than what you'll typically find at the grocery store. You'll usually be saving money while supporting local farmers and producers. Visit the Market to buy produce, meat, eggs, plants, flowers, and other products. Live entertainment and food trucks are also frequently onsite to add to the fun atmosphere.
- Midland Center for the Arts - 1801 W. Saint Andrews Rd., Midland, MI 48640
With a wide variety of events and activities taking place under one roof, Midland Center for the Arts is a popular destination for almost everything related to the arts. You'll be able to enjoy symphony concerts, theater productions, art classes, and more. The Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art is also onsite, as is the Midland County Historical Society, so you'll have plenty to do and see during your visit.
Are you looking to move to the Midland, MI area? Contact Ayre/Rhinehart REALTORS® to learn more about our unique community and to see Midland homes for sale.