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Play Championship Courses in Cadillac

There are 9 golf courses within 20 minutes of Cadillac’s Downtown. While each offers a unique golfing experience, they share the special beauty that is unique to this area, feature well-cared for courses and friendly, welcoming service. Click here to book your golf getaway!

A Variety of Hunting Opportunities

Cadillac offers some unique advantages as it sits adjacent to 600,000 acres of National Forest and State Forest land. Whitetail Deer hunters flock to the area for bow hunting, rifle & muzzle loading seasons. Black Bear is also included in our big-game list.

Come Down to the Cadillac Commons

This newly renovated popular downtown hangout includes a year-round fireplace, splash pad, outdoor market structure, and lakeside pavilion with performance stage!

Hit Up Manton’s Hidden Gem

Founded as an alternative to the big box/strip mall, Lattitude 44 encourages you to sit down, relax & enjoy all that Northern Michigan has to offer. A true “Up North Original” with food, fun little shops & boutique shopping, there is something to be found for visitors of all ages!

Wild Haven Disc Golf Course

Featuring three tees on every hole for players of all skill levels, this course is even equipped with a pro shop & solar lights for night time play! Rustic campsites also available.

ORV Trails

There are lots of miles of trails to explore in the Manton area, be sure to connect with Bigfoot Epic Adventures if you need SxS rentals. Remember, ORV license and trail permits are required!

 

Hike the Fife Lake Loop

Along this 21 mile loop trail, hikers can enjoy the scenic views, serenity of the forest, streams and the Manistee River. They can take advantage of the two state forest campgrounds in the loop and the Trail Town of Fife Lake Village. It is a perfect sized loop for a weekend get-a-way for backpackers or there are numerous options for different length day hikes.

Shore to Shore Horseback Trail

Also known as the Michigan Riding and Hiking Trail, this is a 220-mile-long (350 km) trail that runs all across the Northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan. It is open to horseback riders and hikers but not bicycles. Public campgrounds are located throughout the route.

Fife Lake Historic Walk

27 display plaques throughout the town depict businesses, homes, and historic sites as they were during the late 19th century and the early 20th century. Take time to examine the wonderful authentic nature of Fife Lake.

Farmers’ Market at Railroad Square

The Kalkaska Farmers’ Market is open from May – December offering a variety of farm fresh produce, locally baked goods and locally handcrafted goods and gifts.  During the peak of summer, the market hosts over 30 local farmers and vendors. We hope to see you there!

Twin Birch Restaurant & Golf Course

Expanded in the Summer of 1989 by well-known golf architect Joe Roeske, resulting in an exciting 18-hole regulation course with a par 72.  During our beautiful winter months, Twin Birch offers Cross Country Ski Trails. Fat Bike and Snowshoe Trails and an ice rink. Stop in our newly built restaurant for an amazing bite from our modern menu and enjoy a taste of one of our 12 draft beers (we also offer over 50 varieties of beer and hard cider), or a glass of wine!

Seven Bridge Nature Area

Known for its beautiful, rustic bridges, this enchanting property has more than a mile of frontage on the Rapid River. A trail and boardwalk wander through cedar trees and over bridges spanning the Rapid River, which is braided into several channels here. The remains of a sawmill built in 1882 can still be seen when crossing the first three bridges. Despite its name, only four bridges exist today.

Sledding in Mancelona

In winter, thousands of snowmobilers travel the trails in and around Mancelona, Pinney Bridge, Jordan River Valley, Lakes of the North and Starvation Lake where we have some of the most beautiful, well groomed trails.

Fun in Jordan Valley

Mother Nature fit a whole lot of beauty here! Several dirt roads wind through the Jordan River Valley, running parallel with the River to Pinney Bridge. Seasonal activities include: fishing, berry picking & morel mushrooming. Be sure to stop at the Fish Hatchery and Deadman’s Hill!

Hit the Beach at Wetzel Lake

Wetzel Lake is a day park offering visitors serene surroundings, picnic spots and swimming – popular with the locals! Non-motorized boats only are allowed.

Swimming & Snowshoeing in Walloon Lake

Melrose Township Park offers 22 acres of recreational opportunities. A charming beach sits on the eastern shore of Walloon Lake allowing for beautiful sunset views. The park includes a river walk, nature trails, pickleball, basketball & volleyball courts as well as a playground. The Bear River meanders through the park and plays host to fly fisherman and kids alike.

Crystal Clear Blue Waters

The Walloon Yacht Club can be seen racing their 17s every Saturday, Sunday & Tuesday from June through August!

Birding in the Preserves

Walloon has several preserves providing edge habitat to dozens of bird species that are accessible to visitors. Conveniently, they can be most easily spotted in or around the parking areas! Learn about them here.

Hunt for your very own Petoskey Stones

Magnus Park City Beach offers 1,000 feet of shoreline on Little Traverse Bay and is within walking distance of downtown. It’s a great place to hunt for Petoskey Stones! Click here to learn more about Michigan’s official state stone and what makes these fossilized coral rocks so special. 

Pedal the Little Traverse Wheelway

This paved 26-mile trail is filled with many scenic stops overlooking Little Traverse Bay. Incredible vistas are an added incentive to do a group walk or bike ride, there are several area shops that offer bike rentals.

Win Big at Odawa Casino

Odawa Casino really does have it all! Slots, dozens of Las Vegas-style table games, unique shopping, incomparable dining experiences and the best service around.

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