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The World's Largest Attractions in Michigan



Posted on: 19 Sep 2017

Michigan is home to a number of unique and record-breaking attractions you won't find anywhere else. From the world's largest giant cherry pie pan to the world's largest Christmas store - you name it, the Great Lakes state has got it! Below is a roundup of some of the world’s largest attractions that you’ll find in Michigan. strangest:

World's Largest Haunted House - Erebus Haunted Attraction: Pontiac

Erebus, located in Pontiac, is a four story haunted house that was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records as the World’s Largest Walk-Through Haunted Attraction in 2005. Erebus leads it's victims through four stories of unique and terrifying paths with fear so intense some call it PAIN!


 World’s Largest Christmas Store - Bronner's Christmas Wonderland: Frankenmuth
The world's largest Christmas store with over 90,000 square feet of newly expanded shopper's dream! Bronner's is bigger than one and a half football pitches in size featuring over 50,000 decorations, gifts, and


World’s Largest Cherry Pie Pan: Traverse City
Near Traverse City, the cherry capital of the USA, at the Sara Lee Bakery Group, stands the World’s Largest Cherry Pie Pan. The pan was made to hold the World’s Largest Cherry Pie at the time (from 1987-1992). The huge pie weighed 28,350 pounds and was 17 feet, 6 inches in diameter.


World’s Largest Weather Vane: Montague

This functioning weathervane is 48 feet tall with an arrow 26 feet long. The towering figure of the White Lake lumber schooner “Ella Ellenwood” which sails atop the World’s Largest Weathervane was chosen because it best typifies the colourful but rugged history of the area. 


World's Largest Horse & Buggy Livery - Mackinac Island Carriage Tours: Mackinac

Visitors to this beautiful island, a National Historic Landmark where cars are not allowed, can take a historic and scenic horse carriage tour through the island on the largest horse and buggy livery which seats seven.

World’s Longest Front Porch – Grand Hotel: Mackinac Island

The 19th century Grand Hotel is an icon on Michigan’s Mackinac Island with a 660 foot front porch, making it the longest in the word.


World's Largest Wooden Dome - Superior Dome: Marquette
The dome has the largest diameter of any wooden dome in the world, measuring 536 feet across.  It has a retractable turf, three basketball courts, tennis courts, and volleyball courts.


World's largest Tyre model

The Uniroyal tyre is the largest tyre model ever built, and was originally a Ferris wheel made for the 1964 New York World's Fair.  It weighs nearly 12 tons and is 86 feet high and now stands in Allen Park, Detroit  and can be seen on the way to Detroit Metro Airport.


To find out more about Michigan visit: www.michigan.org