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Oscoda is located on the eastern shore where the beautiful AuSable River flows into Lake Huron. This land has a rich of history. The AuSable-Oscoda Historical Museum [www.ausableoscodahistoricalsociety.org] offers a variety of exhibits depicting Indian artifacts, ship wrecks, logging, the Paul...

For those who not only crave the challenge of varied landscapes but also appreciate a golf outing amid lush forests, the Oscoda region has several public and semi-private courses to choose from.

Red Hawk Golf Club is located in...

With the arrival of spring, it is a great time to get outdoors and view Mother Nature, especially her birds. The area offers a variety of opportunities. The annual Tawas Birding Festival will be held May 19-22, 2016 at the Tawas Bay Beach Resort & Tawas Point. This is considered the biggest...

Did you know that April 16 is National Eggs Benedict Day? The Huron House Bed & Breakfast is known for its delicious breakfasts and has quite the reputation for its Eggs Benedict served every Sunday. In fact, on April 16th, one of the innkeepers is scheduled to be on ABC-TV 12...

The Canoe/Kayak racing season is almost here! The season kicks off with the 21st annual Klondike Canoe Race on Saturday, April 2 in Oscoda.  The race starts at the mouth of Van Ettan Creek where it meets the AuSable...

What are fat bikes? Bikes with oversized tires designed to travel over all kinds of terrain such as mud, sandy beaches, bogs and snow.  A fat bike is not about speed, but rather allows you to enjoy the outdoors at a slower pace. Over the years, they have grown in popularity with some...

In a few weeks, the Huron House Bed & Breakfast will have all new mattresses from Lady Americana based in Grand Rapids, MI. For over 30 years, Lady Americana has manufactured premium mattresses to provide a comfortable sleep.

From kitchen tables to board rooms, from coffee shops to bed and breakfasts, people gather over coffee to exchange thoughts, ideas, and memories.  The Huron House Bed & Breakfast knows how important it is to offer quality coffee and has partnered with...

Huron House owner, Al Heminger, has acquired a new boutique hotel in Saugatuck, Michigan overlooking the Kalamazoo Lake.  The Hotel Saugatuck, (formerly known as the Twin Gables Inn) will have the same luxurious amenities guests have fallen in love with at the Huron House Bed &...

A prime location for cross-country skiers, you’ll find a variety of trails that will appeal to all skill levels.  The Highbanks Trails is a linear trail along the scenic AuSable River bluff.  Skiers and snowshoers travel along the same trails used by the loggers, in the day, to...

The Garden View Coffee Mill is a delightful small cottage converted into a coffee shop. Located just a block from Lake Huron, this cute little shop offers great coffee, baked goods and an array of soups, sandwiches and salads. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming.  They also carry a line of...

Don’t let the winter blues get you down. When you start talking to your plants and they are talking back, it is time for a getaway because you have Cabin Fever. After talking to plants, comes alphabetizing your pantry. You don’t want to be doing that this winter.

Here at the...

The name says it all. If you are a pizza lover, you’ll definitely want to make a trip to The Brick Oven. Newly opened this past summer, the reviews are all about the amazing pizza, especially the BBQ Duck pizza. Made fresh daily in a wood fired oven, you are overwhelmed from the wonderful...

A beautiful Wildlife Preserve, Clark’s Marsh, is a vast wetland consisting of woodland ponds and old-growth forest. Numerous unpaved and flat grassy trails offer the perfect place to view a...

Fall begins the chase for Chinook Salmon, Steelheads and Big Browns in the many rivers near Oscoda. Early October begins the fall steelhead on the Manistee River. The peak month for fall steelhead and trophy browns is November on the Au Sable River.

The best way to the find the perfect...

From Oscoda to Hale, the Great River Road travels along the beautiful AuSable River past unspoiled wilderness, abundant wildlife and recreation areas. Long ago, Native Americans used this waterway for transporting timber and travel. Michigan’s awesome autumn spectacle will be bursting with...

The “state stone” of Michigan is the Petoskey Stone that was officially designated in 1965.  It is not actually a stone but fossilized coral from prehistoric times. Over 350 million years ago, a shallow sea and coral colonies covered Michigan. A series of glaciers scraped and...

Are you the adventurous type? Do you have a passion for water sports?

Then you’ll want to tryout the coolest water jet pack ever. The Flyboard is a personal water craft accessory. Using water jet propulsion technology, a person can be...

Did you know that the number one state for highbush blueberry production is Michigan? Growers produce over 100 million pounds of blueberries every year. Most growers are located in southwest Michigan cultivating over 20 blueberry varieties; however, a few varieties will grow in the northern...

This August come bike and boogie in Tawas! The famous Blues-by-the-Bay annual festival will be held August 28-30, 2015 at the Harbor Park in East Tawas. If you are blues fans, then you don’t want to miss this opportunity to hear some great blues music. Nine bands will play...

The quaint haven of Tawas and East Tawas will host the annual Waterfront Fine Art Festival and the Tawas Uncork’d  & Untap’d Wine Festival this August.

A juried art show, the Waterfront Fine Art Festival celebrates its 55th year. Hosted by...

For the wine and beer enthusiasts, you’ll want to attend the annual Sunrise Side Wine & Food Festival held the third Saturday in July in Harrisville. Located approximately 17 miles north of Oscoda, the festival features fine wines from Michigan wineries, Michigan...

A favorite for over 30 years, the Annual Art on the Beach is always held the last full weekend in June in downtown Oscoda. Artisans display their wares along the shores of Lake Huron in the shaded grassy area of the Oscoda Beach Park. The Park is handicapped accessible and offers ample paved...

As spring wanes into summer, it is a great time to view the wildlife in the surrounding Huron National Forest.  A paddle trip down the Au Sable River is peaceful and provides spectacular views of the forest and plenty of wildlife…eagles, blue herons, geese, swans, ducks, beaver, deer...