Frankfort is a stunning harbor city in Michigan, in the United States, famous for being a vibrant tourism hub. The city is conveniently surrounded by Lake Michigan, Lake Betsie, and the iconic Crystal Lake Township. Frankfort is known for its recreational activities, both on water and off the water, as well as for shopping for antiques and souvenirs. The small city was established in the 1850s by a few people, but settlers and more people started to move in and gradually opened up the area as more stores and houses were constructed. Frankfort is currently home to magnificent and scenic views set in the natural setting of the beautiful waterfront. Activities in the city include swimming and deep-sea diving in the rivers and lakes around, as well as hiking in the forests and hills around the city. Over time, Frankfort has been mentioned as the recommended place to start bicycling experiences. The city is the entrance into the iconic Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, one of the primary reasons as to why tourists visit. Its proximity to Interlochen State Park is also another significant tourist factor.
Frankfort enjoys a climate that is typical of the warm summer Continental climate. The overall weather is characterized by warm and pleasant summers, cold and dark winters, cold spring days, and moderately cool autumn seasons. During summer, between June and September, the temperature averages the warm range of 62.6°F (17°C) and 77°F (25°C). Sweltering days are rare, but the sunshine hours typically go up to eight per day on average. The evenings and early mornings range between mildly cool and cold. Rainfall showers characterize most afternoons, although not much, as the rain gauge reads an average of 4.3" (109.2mm) on average on the rainiest days. Winter runs from December to mid-March, and most days are cold and chilly. The temperature drops to 17.6°F (-8°C) on average or even lower on the coldest days and nights. Rainfall is, however, extremely scarce during winter, with the precipitation reaching 2.5" (63.5mm) on the rainiest days. February is Frankfort's driest month of the year. Snowfall is a regular happening, and January receives the highest amount of snowfall accumulation going as high as 77cm or more. Spring is still cold in the first few weeks but warms up as summer approaches, with the temperature rising to 62.6°F (17°C) in its final weeks. This weather makes a great time to visit the city and tour the areas around it for most visitors. Autumn is mildly warm and pleasant in the first weeks, before dropping to cold and snowy towards winter. The fall beauty is still experienced even with the averagely low temperature. Frankfort is an all-year-round travel destination. However, most visitors like to visit in the summer months, because then, the weather is warm and pleasant, and there are sporadic cases of extremely hot days. Spring also offers stunning blossoms beauty in the numerous parks and gardens around Frankfort for visitors to take in. Some visitors may prefer to visit during autumn when the weather is mild and lovely, and the environment magnificent from the beauty of the fall.