Things to Do in Dundee, Michigan

Things to Do in Dundee, Michigan
Dundee is a small village in Southeastern Michigan. It's situated between the cities of Toledo, Ohio, and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dundee is largely considered to be a rural community based on agriculture and strong family values. Although a first glance may give the impression that Dundee is a sleepy little town, it's actually home to a number of attractions that bring tourists back to town time after time.

The Old Mill Museum

The Old Mill Museum is a local icon in Dundee, and it's a standing tribute to times past. Originally constructed as a hydroelectric power plant, the mill still contains a large power generator that was installed by Henry Ford.

Today, the Old Mill has been carefully restored in a manner that is true to it's historic charm. The building is a three-story museum that blends permanent and temporary art displays to showcase Dundee's rich history. Historic banquet facilities are also available for rent inside the mill. Visiting the Old Mill is a marvelous experience that leaves you with a fond appreciation for how far we have come.

Historical Preservation Society of Dundee
242 Toledo Street
Dundee, MI 48131
(734) 529-8596

River Raisin Canoe Livery

Dundee is located in a special area where the Macon and Saline Rivers converge into the River Raisin. This creates an abundance of opportunities to participate in summer water sports. Canoeing and kayaking are particularly popular in Dundee. Once you've tried it, you will understand why.

Located just four miles east of Dundee on Plank Road, the River Raisin Canoe Livery is there to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable day on the water. The livery rents canoes and kayaks. Trips can be as little as one hour or as long as one day. Life jackets are included, and families with children are always welcome.

River Raisin Canoe Livery
Plank Road
Dundee, MI 48131
(734) 529-9029

Clean Water Beach

Travel 5 miles down the highway from Dundee and you'll easily find Clean Water Beach. This 6.5 acre man-made lake is the favorite summer destination for many people in Southeast Michigan. Multiple docks and diving platforms provide plenty of place to gather, and the soft sand that was imported to the lake adds a nice touch.

Clean Water Beach comes complete with a number of volleyball courts, and a special beach just for hosting summer cookouts. There is also a shallow tidal pool that is perfect for little ones who are still learning to swim. If you're looking for a place to show off that new swimsuit and take in a little fun in the sun, Clean Water Beach is the place to be.

CleanWater Beach
16339 Cone Road
Milan, MI
(734) 439-1818

Article Written By Jerry Garner

Jerry Garner has been writing semi-professionally for more than 15 years. The body of Garner's work includes informative articles, news and current events and historical essays. He is an avid sports fan and frequently writes about outdoor activities online.

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