Residents and tourists alike enjoy Midland’s abundance of cultural and recreational facilities. The Midland Center for the Arts, Herbert H. Dow Historical Museum, Dow Gardens, the Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center, plus the unique, Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired architecture of Alden B. Dow are several attractions that reflect Midland's culture and heritage. The Great Lakes Loons baseball team, a brand-new 107,000-square-foot Civic Arena with three skating rinks, Currie Municipal Golf Course, Midland’s 30-mile-long, paved Pere Marquette Rail-Trail, the Midland Community Tennis Center, a volunteer-run soccer complex, a Community Center, 72 different parks, and the Emerson Park and Redcoat softball complexes provide residents with many recreational opportunities.
Midland County is an amazing mix of rural character blended with big-city opportunities. As home to two Fortune 500 companies, Midland offers nightlife and amenities usually reserved for communities 10 times its' size. Add in the fact that Midland has very low crime rates, is one of the safest areas in the nation, and offers world class educational opportunity from K-12 schools to post-secondary universities, and you'll see why everyone's talking about Midland!