Snow has arrived in Oscoda! The annual Snow Box Derby will be held on February 8, 2015 at Old Orchard Park. An Oscoda tradition, this Derby inspires participants to get creative in making their sleds. Snow boxes can only be made of cardboard, paint, tape and glue. No plain boxes or ski poles allowed. How creative can you get in making a snow box? Remember it must be designed to get you down the hill on the first try. There is no opportunity to do a practice run.
Americana refers to a broad category of American folk music that includes Native American, bluegrass, country, gospel, old time, Appalachian, blues and Cajun. For 23 seasons the Corsair Concert Series pays tribute to nationally-renown Bluegrass and Americana music in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
While it is fun to connect with families and friends over the holidays, it can be stressful and exhausting. January and February is the perfect time to spend quality time with your special someone. Snuggle in front of your private fireplace sipping on your favorite champagne or soak in your in-room whirlpool Jacuzzi. The morning brings a sumptuous gourmet breakfast served in your room for the ultimate one-on-one time. Later in the day treat yourselves to an in-room massage that will leave you feeling totally relaxed.
Located near Tawas City, Michigan, the Corsair Ski Trailsoffers 44 miles of groomed trails within the Huron National Forest. This cross-country ski trail system is considered one of the Midwest’s finest. Skiers of all levels can enjoy this network of trails and loops for a few hours or you can make it an entire weekend. The trails are groomed regularly and offer the classical double tracks skiing experience.
This Veteran’s Day take time to remember and honor the men and women of our armed services. The Veteran’s Memorial Park of Northeast Michigan, at the corner of Skeel Avenue and F-41, was created to provide a place to reflect and honor the dedication of those who served for our freedom. It is located in Oscoda on the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base.
Mountain Biking in the Huron-Manistee National Forest
Take advantage of the cooler Fall temperatures and spend a day biking through the Huron-Manistee National Forest. Comprising of a million acres of public lands, the Huron-Manistee extends across the northern lower peninsula of Michigan and provides year round recreational opportunities and a habitat for wildlife. Experience nature first hand and enjoy views of the AuSable River as you bike along the Eagle Run Trail.
Here in Oscoda, Michigan’s Sunrise Side, Fall arrives in late September through mid-October. The most scenic route to view fall foliage is US 23 aka the Sunrise Side Wine & Hops Trail. Spend the day traveling from one unique wine or craft beer tasting to the next. As you travel either south or north from Oscoda, you’ll experience some of the most beautiful scenery and wildlife in Michigan.
The Most Colorful Way to Experience Michigan's Fall Season
A drive along the River Road National Scenic Byway that extends westward 22 miles from historic Oscoda, MI into the Huron-Manistee National Forest is one of Michigan’s many scenic byways. On your journey, you’ll find magnificent fall foliage and numerous ways to view the awesome autumn spectacle.
There is a certain romance to being near the water. And strolling along the beach to see the sunset or sunrise can be magical. Nestled on the Lake Huron coast between Oscoda and Tawas, the Huron House Bed & Breakfast is Michigan's perfect romantic get-away place to relax and reconnect with the one you love.