Summer heat means a mad dash to find a place to take a dip and cool off. Granted, there are a ton of options throughout Michigan including private club pools, thousands of lakes, and if you're lucky, your own backyard oasis.

If you are searching this summer for the best place to beat the heat and enjoy some summer fun, Cheapism is ready to help. Their team has put together a great list of the best places to cool off in each state across the country. Consider it the ultimate swimming hole guidebook.

"Escape the summer heat with a splash in one of the most inviting swimming spots in your state. Some of these top picks, based on online rankings and reviews from visitors, are spring-fed, drawing water mostly from pure, deep aquifer sources — a natural alternative to public pools", Cheapism said. 

When it comes to the best spot to spend a hot day in Michigan Cheapism chose Millennium Park in Kent County. One of the largest in Michigan, it also happens to be one of the largest urban parks in America with portions in the cities of Grand Rapids, Walker, Grandville, and Wyoming. Facilities within the park include a six-acre beach and splash pad, boat rental facilities, and nearly 18 miles of trails to enjoy.

"Visitors to western Michigan's largest urban park (1,600 acres) have a host of amenities when visiting Millennium Park, including changing rooms, a concession stand, and a 100-acre lake at their disposal. There's also a splash pad for the kiddies", Cheapism said about their choice.


So grab your swimsuit, pack a picnic, and head to Millennium Park to experience Michigan’s top-ranked swimming spot. This urban oasis is ready to make your summer unforgettable.

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