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.
No other state has more lighthouses than Michigan – over 150. Many of the lighthouses were erected in the 1800’s to assist ships safely navigate the dark sky and guide them into port often through a rocky waters. Lighthouses are a special fascination. Each is unique with its own characteristics and architecture and built to endure any type of weather conditions. Located along the shoreline, they offer spectacular views of sunrises and sunsets. Today many of these lighthouses have been preserved, some still operational and open to the public.
The best way to experience the beauty of the AuSable River is to slip slowly back in time on an authentic paddlewheel powered riverboat. The classic double-decker, decked out in red, white and blue, meanders down the AuSable River twice daily in the summer months. Come Fall Foliage season, the schedule expands to three tours daily. The departure spot is just a 15-minute drive from the Huron House.