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Best things to do in Saginaw

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Restaurant
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“The excellence of fresh seafood and steaks. The comfort of fine wine & spirits and atmosphere that screams “big city." Jake’s Old City Grill is a casual-upscale dining facility with a comprehensive martini and wine list. The menu provides a classic, yet updated selection of steaks, chops, seafood, poultry, pasta and vegetarian entrees paired with dynamic presentation and gracious service.”
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Zoo
“With 10 acres of beautifully-landscaped paths to peruse, The Children's Zoo at Celebration Square is home to over 70 different animal species. Showcasing animals from our own backyard to exotics from around the globe. ”
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Wine Bar
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“Excellent bartenders, great service! They also serve a thoughtful bar menu.”
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Point of Interest
“Beautiful preformance theater, magical rehabilitation completed, this is a must see for the area!!”
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Restaurant
“Great menu, and live music!! Don't miss their pizza and top if the line gourmet burgers!! Try their poutine, don't have to go all the way to Canada.”
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Point of Interest
“Singularily the Best and # 1 place in the area for concerts and sporting events!!”
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Museum
“Located in the historic Castle Building, the museum offers three floors of exhibits exploring Saginaw County's rich history. The Historical Society of Saginaw County maintains and preserves a collection of more than 100,000 artifacts which are used for exhibits and research. Programs offered include lectures, tours and a mobile museum and classroom called History on the Move which visits local schools. ”
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Museum
“Exploring. Learning. Cooperating. Discovering. Meeting. Creating. Investigating. Imagining. Building. Laughing. All of these words help to describe the educational experience that is the Mid-Michigan Children's Museum. The bright and friendly building is inviting both outside and in. With over 16,000 square feet of gallery space and additional space that houses program rooms, classrooms, gift shop, and administrative offices, the space is used to its fullest extent, and is creatively designed to accommodate the exhibit galleries.”
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Bar
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“This is a nice place for enjoying the night life, but enjoy the food and highly recommend the rack of lamb.”
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Car Rental
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Point of Interest
“Pit and Balcony Theatre is one of the oldest community theatres in the country. Throughout the years, our mission has remained the same, to provide the citizens of the Saginaw area with a means of entertainment and education in the literature, theory and practical application of the science and the art of drama.”
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Restaurant
“Locavore heaven. Menu changes frequently. Absolutely fantastic food at reasonable prices. Mac and cheese flavors of the day. ”
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Market
“This is a great place to visit. It's open Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat from 10 - 5 PM. There are a variety of venders and during summer months the local Farmers Market is open outdoors. ”
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Bakery
“Established around 1854, Spatz has fantastic old style bread, donuts, and cookies. Very basic, nothing super fancy, but inexpensive and satisfying.”
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Grocery or Supermarket
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Museum
“This local museum has unique exhibits and a wonderful permanent collection.”
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