Michigan residents are no longer the only people to know we have some amazing, beautiful and inexpensive places to visit with family.

Whether you're doing a road trip in the state or hosting family for a reunion around the country -- you can do it affordably in Michigan.

Frankenmuth is Top 50 US travel destination for families.

According to a new report from Family Destinations and based on their poll, Frankenmuth gets top marks for family fun and inexpensive entertainment. For those of us that live nearby, that may not be surprising.

They're regularly coming up with outdoor entertainment and have some of the best restuarnts in the state:

For those wanting the perfect Hallmark movie Christmas vibe (one was actually filmed there to take advantage of the beautiful, covered bridge) they even have heated sidewalks for shoppers in the winter.

Don't Miss: Celebrating the life of Frankenmuth's Bavarian Inn matriarch, Dorothy Zehnder. She worked until she was 100 and has passed at 101.

Frankenmuth's restaurants are wildly popular, too. We don't mean just the famous chicken places either.

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Other Michigan cities on the list include Saugatuck, Traverse City and Petoskey. Michigan has plenty of family entertainment and beautiful sites for all to enjoy... That makes us happy to live here.

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Look Inside Frankenmuth's Bavarian Inn's Rentable Estate

Welcome, or should we say Wiklum, to ResidenZ at Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth. Although the Bavarian Inn Lodge has been a popular spot for years to stay while visiting "Michigan's Little Bavaria", the latest addition is perfect for large groups and family reunions. The ResidenZ offers 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 14 guests with an additional sofa sleeper for a total count of 16. In addition, there are 5 full bathrooms (two with a jacuzzi tub). The best part is that it's located just across the covered bridge to downtown Frankenmuth right next to Frankenmuth River Place Shops and the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Take a look inside the cutest VRBO rental to his the market in Michigan.