Saginaw Sights and Landmarks Guide, Michigan
Saginaw, a town about 88 miles from Detroit is a fabulous place for a fun filled vacation. This beautiful city that is a part of Saginaw- Bay City – Midland metro region will capture your thoughts long after you have left the place and instigate you to come back again. From museums to parks, theaters to golf clubs the Saginaw sights have something for every age group.
Saginaw sights: Gardens and Parks
One of the most visited Saginaw sights is Andersen Memorial Garden. This garden is also the seat for Saginaw Community Enrichment Commission that promotes arts in town. The garden has a circular pool with a sculpture of Marshall M. Frederick with beautiful varieties of flowers and trees encircling it, offering a great view for the visitors.
Children’s Zoo at the Celebration Square is a place that is loved by kids as well as adults. The Imerman Memorial Park hosts four picnic arenas, a fishing arena, children’s play area and various courts for volley ball, basket ball and tennis. What makes the park special is that it also offers hiking and skiing grounds. Roethke Park is another name in the list of parks in Saginaw that offers great boulevard for a full filled day.
Saginaw Sights: Museums
The city has a handful of museums that speak about its rich past. The Castle Museum was actually a French Castle built as a memento to the French heritage of the city. The castle was earlier used as a Federal building but now it is a historical museum. Other prominent museum sights in the town are Saginaw Art Museum, Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum and a Saginaw Railway Museum.
Saginaw Sights: Other Avenues
The Hoyt Public Library in Saginaw not only offers a great center for knowing the history of the town but it can also be considered as a great example of Romanesque architecture.
If you want to explore Japanese culture in US, do visit the Japanese cultural center and Tea house. You get a chance to experience a Japanese Tea party at this center every second Saturday of a month or by reservations. Traditionally decorated Japanese sweets and tea are served in the tea ceremony giving it a true Japanese feel.
The Johnson’s Giant Pumpkin display is one of the most visited places in Saginaw during the fall. There is a huge variety of pumpkins available here and many pumpkins on display are of extraordinary size while the others are fabulously carved out. There are a number of gift shops and eateries. Activities like face painting are loved by kids and youngsters.
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