Area Attractions & Activites

Ranger Rick Indian River - 5 miles

  • Tubing or rafting on the Sturgeon River at Big Bear Adventures
  • Fishing or lake swimming at Burt Lake (public access)
  • Cross-in-the-Woods National Shrine
  • Rental pontoon boats at Indian River Marina - cruise the Inland Waterway
  • Indian River Golf Club
  • ORV trails
  • North Central State Trail; bike rental available in Indian River at Blooming Ideas
  • Shopping & dining
  • Kayak rental and guided trips at Brass Wind Landing

Onaway -13 miles

  • Famous metal sculptures of Moran Ironworks
  • Ocqueoc Falls - wade in the falls - a few miles outside of Onaway
  • Family dining

Petoskey Gaslight District

Petoskey - 26 miles

  • Gaslight Shopping District
  • Bayfront Park
  • Hike/bike trail
  • Lake Michigan swimming at Petoskey State Park - also hiking trails
    (requires State Park decal for admission)
  • Dining

Cheboygan - 26 miles

  • Lake Michigan swimming (public access)
  • Shopping & dining

Mackinaw City - 33 miles                                                                                        Mackinaw Bridge       

  • Ice Breaker Mackinaw Museum Ship                                                      
  • Colonial Michilimackinaw Historic Fort
  • Mackinac Bridge
  • Ferries to Mackinac Island
  • Shopping, Fudge shops, dining
  • Jack Pine Lumberjack Shows

Gaylord - 34 miles

  • "The Alpine City" and golf capital of northern Michigan
  • Gaylord Discovery Center
  • Shopping & dining

Sault Ste. Marie - 90 miles

  • Soo Locks - boat tours available
  • Shopping & dining

tahquamenon falls


Tahquamenon Falls State Park - 111 miles Whitefish Point - 113 miles

  • Shipwreck Museum


Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore - 149 miles AND MORE!!!