Region 10 -Gaylord Area

Region 10 -Gaylord Area

Michigan Life's Region 10 Gaylord Area including Alcona County, Alpena County, Crawford County, Montmorency County, Oscoda County and Otsego County Michigan.

February 15 2020

There’s no time for the Winter Blues in the Alpine Village! Our community is bustling with frosty fun this February, as we present the Annual Alpenfrost.

Join us for a variety of special events and activities through out the Spring, Summer, and Fall months. Mt. Bike over 20 miles of beautiful single track trails that tour through a vast Oak Forest. Enjoy our 2 signature Disc Golf Courses that challenge all levels of players.

Enjoy a great Family Atmosphere at a very affordable price. Our Ski Area offers Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing, Snow Shoe Trails, and over 35km of Groomed Nordic Ski Trails. Learn to Ski or Snowboard with our Professional Snow Sports School.

2020 Dates: ??

Santa Is Coming and will arrive in Gaylord for the Santa Light Parade in downtown Gaylord. Activities under the pavilion on court start at 5:30pm Hot chocolate, coffee, food, photo booth, live music,kids activities, sleigh rides, and more!!!

Remember to bring your cameras!!

Alpine Snowmobile Rentals can get you out on the 300+ miles of groomed snowmobile trails in the Gaylord area with a high performance Polaris snowmobile. We are located just feet from the groomed snowmobile trails, so you can rent your sled and go in the snow.

Every season is the right season to visit Treetops Resort in Gaylord Michigan! Treetops special features distinguish it as one of Michigan*s finest destination resorts.

The annual pumpkin patch starts again this October. Call Brandie today to make a reservation at (989) 272-3312.

Weekend hay rides are on a regular schedule at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Other times are available by appointment. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early!

Your visit back to the year of 1932 will begin at our well stocked Visitor Center. Amish farm baked pies, jams and jellies, hand made wooden toys, books and gift items are tastefully displayed for your browsing. As you leave through the back door of the store a shuttle will be waiting to transport you back to the historic comples.

The old-growth pines and hardwoods of Hartwick Pines State Park create a delightful contrast in the fall. Miles of biking and hiking trails line the 9,700 acres of protected land, offering plenty of ways to be active and enjoy the stunning show of colors. The Mertz Grade Trail is rated as easy and ideal for family fall foliage outings.

Join Cooks Family Farm for a horse drawn sleigh ride through God’s country! Private sleigh rides run around 40 minute with hot chocolate and cookies to follow. The Sleighs can hold between 10-12 adults.

Call and make reservations for the season.

February 21 – 22, 2020

Pre-register online anytime or at the Tourism Bureau office Maps with highlighted stops will be given out at registration, along with pre-printed slips to turn in at each stop. Snowmobilers do not have to start at the same time, follow the same route or make it to every stop. Please note, most stops do not open until 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a leisurely walk through one of Michigan's historical museums in the outdoors! Life size dinosaur reproductions, nestled among 25 acres of beautiful land provide an educational, entertaining and exciting change of pace. There are many photo opportunities, including a view from atop the pteranodon nest!

Michigan's Sunrise Side greets fall color in late September, and the autumn hues usually linger until mid-October. This 200-mile route travels from Lake Huron's shore to a stunning stand of virgin forest, with lots of opportunities for wildlife viewing along the way.

The Grayling area is a sanctuary for those who seek the great outdoors. When you're here, you enter “River Time Zone”– where time has no meaning.

Over the past 10 years Cook Family Farm has grown into a family farm and business. The Farm offers All Natural Meats, Fresh Eggs and Soy Candles and Goat's Milk Soap. Bring your family to share our passion for all natural, non- medicated, grass fed meat.

August 17-21, 2021

The Alcona County Fair in Lincoln,Michigan featuring:
Animal Shows
Bump and Run
Calendar of Events
Carnival and Carriage Rides
Cutest Baby Picture Contest
Exhibitors
Fair Quilt Block
Fair Schedule
Farmer John and Laser Tag
Gate Admission
Kids Coloring Contest

July 13-17, 2021

The Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce presents Alpenfest ®. Expect five days of festivities including a parade, Skerbeck Family Carnival, kid's games and contests, pancake breakfast, ethnic food, stages with live entertainment and the World's Largest Coffee Break. This is a true community celebration!

Stoney Acres Winery, a small boutique winery, was established in 1999 in Alpena, Michigan. The business began by providing beer and wine equipment and ingredients for the home beer and wine maker while the signature wines were being carefully produced from fruit grown by local farms.

WINTER HOURS*
By appointment only

SUMMER HOURS*
Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Monday - Thursday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sundays 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Each Fall visitors flock to the Gaylord Michigan area for the intense colors of red, yellow or orange! Beautiful pines are the backdrop of autumn foliage. The city of Gaylord has identified two perfect tours for you to take and enjoy this season.

2021 Dates: TBA

From Coldwater to Cheboygan Michigan, Join hundreds of classic cars as we tour nostalgic Old US 27. The Old US 27 Motor Tour will be stopping in downtown Gaylord

Great Time, Great Towns, Very Scenic Drive
Take Your Vacation In Your Cruiser !

Back In It's Day, Old U.S. 27 Was The Way......

Shopping Under The Pavilion

Fresh flowers

Fresh fruit

Fresh veggies

Bake goods and much much more when in season!

Saturdays through June - July through October every Wednesday and Saturday!

August 15 - 21, 2021

The Otsego County Fair is a great place for the whole family. Our goal is to keep prices affordable for all. It is full of various events for all ages! From grandstand events, free attractions, rides, games to farm animals.

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