Get the Latest News From Northern Michigan


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...


I’ve just started researching this event to share and I’ve already learned a new word. ‘Locavore’ which is a noun and means a person whose diet consists principally of locally-sourced foods, produce, and ingredients.


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...


For many in Michigan, the twice-a-year free fishing weekends are a favorite tradition and it’s only natural that fishing is one of our favorite pastimes. With 11,000 inland lakes, not to mention two of the Great Lakes, Michigan has some of the most beautiful and most abundant fishing...