Nearby Attractions

Oswald’s Bear Ranch (3 miles)
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If you want to be guaranteed to see a bear while visiting the Tahquamenon area, Oswald’s Bear Ranch is a must and is only three miles away. Our guests often remark how they enjoyed walking the perimeter to view the bear’s in their natural environment. These animals are well taken care of and Dean makes a personal effort to ensure their habitats are enriched.
Nature’s Kennel (5 miles)
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Ed has been racing sled dogs for over 18 years and racing the Iditarod since 2004. Ed and his wife, Tasha, would like to share the sled dog experience with you. They offer the opportunity for you to drive your own team or ride along in a sled. Day trips and overnight adventures are available.
Newberry Country Club (15 miles)
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Newly renovated and offering 18 holes of golf with breathtaking views. Onsite pro shop, restaurant and lounge.

Lake Superior (17 miles)
The largest of the five Great Lakes, Lake Superior is known for its prime agate hunting and crystal clear waters allowing for viewing depths of up to 30 feet. The secluded beaches between Grand Marais and Whitefish Point are beautiful for day trips to enjoy a picnic lunch.
Tahquamenon Falls (30 miles)
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The Upper and Lower Tahquamenon Falls, branded the “Root Beer Falls” are beautiful all year long. Our favorite time to visit “The Falls” is during the winter months when the surrounding trees are covered with white powder, icicles have formed at the top of the 50 foot drop and the bottom is rich and frothy like a yummy root beer float. While there, enjoy dinner at the Tahquamenon Falls Brewery and Pub, a local microbrewery. www.tahquamenonfallsbrewery.com
Grand Marais (35 miles)
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A quaint town on Lake Superior and near The Sable Falls. Visit historic museums, enjoy good food and a microbrewery – Lake Superior Brewing Company. Take a walk on the boardwalk or a swim in the bay. Watch waves crash into the breakwall on a stormy day.
Log Slide (35 miles)
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Legend has it that logs sent down the dry log chute would generate enough friction to cause the chute to catch fire. This is a prime spot to view Lake Superior and the Grand Sable Banks and Dunes.

Sable Falls (35 miles)
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Just west of Grand Marais are these beautiful waterfalls. A short hike following the stream through the forest leads to Lake Superior and its surrounding sand dunes.
Whitefish Point (50 miles)
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Whitefish point is the eastern border of Lake Superior’s infamous “Shipwreck Coast,” stretching 80 miles west to Munising. Whitefish Point Light is the oldest operating lighthouse on Lake Superior, home of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and the notorious wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975. This historic site is a must-see. We recommend a day trip while visiting “The Falls.”
Seney Wildlife Refuge (40 miles)
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Known for abundant and diverse wildlife, Seney National Wildlife Refuge ensures wildlife is its first priority. Opportunities for birders, photographers and nature enthusiasts abound while exploring this habitat by car, bike or a hiking trail.
Pictured Rocks (60 miles)
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One of only four national lakeshores, Pictured Rocks offers breathtaking views from boat or foot. Multicolored sandstone cliffs, sandy beaches, dashing waterfalls, and picture worthy sand dunes fashion a day trip into a lifetime of memories.
Soo Locks (75 miles)
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The Soo Locks, the only locks in the U.S., allow ships to navigate the 21 foot drop between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. More than 10,000 vessels travel through the locks, open March 26th-Jan 15th. The free visitor’s center is a must for the whole family; it brings back fond family memories from my (Nicole’s) childhood. Illustrative displays and films tell the story of how the locks were built; the staff will notify you of arriving ships.
Mackinac Island (80 miles)
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“Horses, history and hospitality” are at the heart of Mackinac Island. A day trip will allow you to experience the beauty of the island on horseback, foot or bike; motorized vehicles are not allowed on the island.