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Canoeing has an ancient history on this continent, but Oscoda’s HUP race celebrates the parts about Oscoda’s history and heritage is rooted in the waters of the Au Sable River and canoeing has always been a regular part of life in the region. Canoes provide us with a rare vantage...

From kiteboarding and kayaks to paddleboards and full-on sailing, Tawas Bay knows its water sports. Some might say a little better than we know our biking, hiking, woodland exploring, and snowmobiling, but that’s a matter of opinion. Either way, it’s summertime so we are taking to...

Schedule a golf getaway with some friends and a stay at the Huron House or pass some time on the green while you’re here to escape the stresses of daily life. Either way, if being outdoors helps you relax, unwind, and just feel all around better, book some tee time at Red Hawk Golf Club....

Just a short time more and it’s Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan! On June 9th and 10th, take advantage of all the great lakes and rivers Michigan has to offer. Pack you waders, bring your rod, and book your room at the Huron House. It’s about time you escape and enjoy the peaceful...

There’s no denying it; Michigan’s Sunrise Coast has one of the most unique and diverse ecosystems in the world. The wetlands and massive expanses of forest have made the region a mecca for biodiversity and a haven for migratory birds. It’s also one of the most picturesque...

Looking for a fun and affordable day of adventure and date night that you don’t even have to leave Oscoda for? Visit Hunt’s for an afternoon on the Au Sable River and a game of miniature golf. Once known as Kibby’s River Bank, Hunt’s Miniature Golf course is the oldest in...

It’s always fun to take a walk on the wild side. In this case, it’s a drive as you guide your own way through the Huron-Manistee National Forest. With over 400 known species of birds and 200 other species of wildlife, you are in one of the country’s best locations for wildlife...

March 20th is the first day of spring, and even if you’re a winter adventurist or snowmobile savant, you can’t deny that you’re looking forward to the warm weather, bright colors, and outdoor activities. In Oscoda, the beautiful natural woodlands that once covered...

Enjoy the cool waters of the Au Sable River and Lake Huron this spring on the Oscoda-Au Sable Blueway. As part of the larger 20-mile Huron Shores Coastal Water Trail that runs from Tawas Point to Greenbush, the Blueway allows visitors to paddle the coast of Oscoda, Cedar Lake, and the lower Au...

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to plan your romantic getaway to the serenity of Oscoda and the Huron House. When you get here, you will find yourself charmed by the private fireplaces in each room, king-sized bed, luxury linens, and room service breakfast, as...

Northeast Michigan’s ARTrail is the interconnected creative communities along Michigan’s Sunrise Coast, full of cultural events, galleries, and shops that sell handmade wares and crafts. Traveling the ARTrail can be one of Michigan’s most interesting journeys, especially with...

The winter gives us a chance to relax indoors, read a good book, and snuggle up together next to the fireplace. At the Huron House, you’ll find in every one of our guest rooms a fireplace. So whether you have a private romantic weekend in blissful seclusion or an adventurous getaway with...

There are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season in the Lower Peninsula, but Oscoda knows how to have the most fun. On December 2nd, the annual Northern Lights Parade will march its way through Oscoda to celebrate all the holiday spirit we have here in town. The lighted parade...

As the gateway to the Huron half of the Huron-Manistee National Forest, Oscoda has access to the endless miles of trails. In the winter season, we take advantage of the snowfall here in Oscoda and Au Sable and take to our favorite forest trails like the Corsair Ski Trail System. Known as one of...

November 17th is National Take a Hike Day so if you find yourself at Huron House, explore one of our dozens of hiking trails, beaches, natural areas, and state and national forests. With more than 35,000 acres of hiking trails, the Oscoda area is one of the best places to be in the...

Explore beautiful historic buildings in Harrisville on the scenic Harrisville Heritage Route Trail. With breathtaking views along Lake Huron, the Harrisville Heritage Route Trail combines the best of the county’s urban walkways and local greenspace and includes a 2.5 mile pedestrian and...

Get outside, off-road, and on to the paths this October on Tawas’s Alabaster Bike Path Arboretum and the Tawas Bay Bike Trail. The 13.4-mile trail, its two sections cloaked in a canopy of the red, orange, and yellow colors of fall, creates an absolutely breathtaking sightseeing excursion....

Visit one of Oscoda’s top attractions, the Au Sable River Queen, before its final scenic fall tour on October 29th. For more than fifty years, the River Queen has been showing visitors the beauty of Oscoda from the vantage point of the picturesque Au Sable River.

The hour drive north to Alpena is worth it when you arrive on time for your Shipwreck Tour in the 488-square-mile Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Instead of fish and sea creatures, though, this sanctuary protects one of America’s best collections of shipwrecks totaling more than 200...

The Tawas Uncork’d festival celebrates the local area vintners, restaurants, and breweries that provide us with our favorite beverages. Enjoy mellow music as well as wine, ales, and food at Harbor Park in East Tawas. The Tawas Uncork’d Festival will be held on Saturday, August 5...

Exploring Michigan’s greatest woodlands is a fun, exciting, and rewarding activity during your stay with us that provides an opportunity to connect with our scenic landscape and region and escape the noise and technology of motorized society. Particularly for those inclined to be outdoors...

Iargo Springs is one of the most beautiful attractions in Oscoda Township, with panoramic views of the famous AuSable River, wildflowers in bloom, and, of course, the natural spring itself. It’s no wonder Native American’s considered the traditional drinking source to be sacred...

Visit Tawas City to celebrate summer, sun, and vintage automobiles at the city’s annual Summerfest, July 8-9. Tours of the lighthouse, plane fly-ins, dancing, and a car show and cruise are some of the featured events for this year’s Summerfest.

Find some solace in the shaded area of Oscoda Beach Park at Lake Street this June for the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce’s 34th Annual Art on the Beach. The show is a local favorite held the last full weekend in June, morning to evening, and showcases more than 100 artists from around...