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RAINY DAY ACTIVITIES

Movies – 7-8 Miles (for either one)

Kingston Theatre

  • 406 N Main St, Cheboygan, MI 49721
  • 231-627-5376

Courtyard Cinema

  • 248 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
  • 231-436-7895

Casino – 19 Miles (26min drive)

  • Kewadin Shores Casino & Hotel
  • 3015 Mackinac Trail, St Ignace, MI 49781
  • 906-643-7071

Mackinaw Bridge Museum – 8 Miles

  • Above Mama Mia’s Pizza – Open May – Late October – FREE!
  • 231 East Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Mackinaw Manor Haunted Mansion – 8 Miles

  • 114 S Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
  • 12PM – 9PM (call to verify)
  • 231-818-0527

The Wacky Taxidermy & Miniatures Museum – 8 Miles

  • 272 S Huron, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
  • Hours Vary
  • 231-203-4333

DAY TRIPS

Tahquamenon Falls

  • 41382 West M 123, Paradise, MI 49768
  • Time: 1hr 40 mins
  • Rent a boat at Lower Falls and explore under the water falls!
  • EAT AT
    • Brown Fisheries Fish House
    • 32638 W M28 Paradise, MI 49768
    • Opens at Noon – CASH ONLY
    • It is not open year around
    • Check out their Facebook page to see their reviews…all amazing!
  • Add in stops to see some Lighthouses!
    • Crisp Point Lighthouse
    • 1944 Co Hwy 412, Newberry, MI 49868
    • An hour north of the Falls
  • Whitefish Point Lighthouse
    • 18335 N Whitefish Point Rd, Paradise, MI 49768
    • 30 mins from Falls
  • Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

  • 18335 N Whitefish Point Rd, Paradise, MI 49768
  • 1 ½ hours from Lakehouse

Fossil Ledges

Shipwreck Tours

  • Nautical North Family Adventures
  • Glass Bottom shipwreck tours, Kayak Rentals, Boat Cruises, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving
  • Cheboygan - 231-444-3400 (10 mins away)

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Mackinac Island

  • Mackinac State Park
  • Fort Mackinac
  • Arch Rock (East Side of island)
  • Butterfly House and Insect World (one of the oldest in U.S. and first in Michigan)
  • Grand Hotel Stable
  • Cupola Bar – at the VERY top of Grand Hotel – casual attire – beautiful views.
  • Wawashkamo Golf Club (one of the oldest golf courses in MI)
  • The Haunted Theatre (says suitable for all ages – personally have not seen it.)
  • Liberty Lego Display
    • May-Oct
  • Mackinac Art Museum
  • Kid’s Art Studio
  • Mackinac Island’s Legends and Lore Trek
  • Shepler’s Ferry – 800-828-6157

Colonial Michilimackinac

  • 102 W Straits Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
  • 18th – Century fort & fur trading village
  • Cannon & Musket firings
  • Hearth cooking & crafts
  • May 1 – Oct 8

Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

  • 9001 W US HWY 23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
  • Pet Friendly
  • Adventure Tour (zip line, climbing wall)
  • Exhibits, Water Power Station, Nature Trails
  • Just a couple Miles up the road! You could bike there.
  • May 1 – Oct 8

Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

  • 526 N Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
  • May 1 – Oct 8

    The Opera House

    • 403 N Huron Street, Cheboygan, MI 49721
    • 231-627-5432

    Cheboygan Golf & Country Club (6 miles)

    • 1431 N Old Mackinaw Rd, Cheboygan, MI 49721

    Jack Pine Lumberjack Shows (6 miles)

    • Pet Friendly
    • 10510 US-23, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

    WATER FUN

    FISHING TOURS:

    • Diabolical Sport Fishing
      • Captain Mark McClutchey
      • Competes in Pro-salmon tournaments
      • 517-282-9555
      • 1080 N Huron St, Cheboygan, MI 49721
    • .U.P. Fishing Charters
      • Captain Dennis Gorsuch
      • 30+ years experiences as a full time captain
      • 251-504-1046

    Northern Michigan Dive Center

    • Explore many shipwrecks! Open to all skill levels!
    • 231-597-8460
    • 107 W State St, Cheboygan, MI 49721

    Great Turtle Kayak Tours

    • 7395 Main St, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
    • 231-715-2925
    • Kayaks & Paddle Boards
    • Underwater caves, sunset tours, SUP Yoga, Devils Kitchen and more!

    Shipwreck Tours:
    Nautical North Family Adventures (10 Mins away)

    • 123 S Main St, Cheboygan
    • 231-444-3400
    • Glass Bottom Viewing Wells
    • Until Mid-October
    • Offers cruises, snorkeling, kayak rentals, scuba diving
    • Prices are VERY reasonable!

    Winter Fun

    Snow Shoe Rental & Cross-Country Ski

    • Cawthorne’s Villiage Inn
    • 906-847-3542
    • On Mackinac Island

    Snowmobile Rental

    • Indian River Sports Center (30 min drive)
    • 231-333-3600
    • 562 S Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749
    • Prices start at $250

    Ski Resort

    • Nub’s Nob (35 miles)
    • Snowshoe, cross-country ski, snowboard & downhill ski!
    • 500 Nub’s Nob Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
    • 231-526-2131

    Ice Rink

    • Cheboygan Ice Rink Pavilion
    • 231-627-3255
    • Call ahead to check availability