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.

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.

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.

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.

Saturday, January 27, 2024 from 11 am- 5 pm

Come downtown for the annual Cocoa Crawl on Saturday, January 27, 2024 from 11 am- 5 pm. Participating shops and businesses will be passing out cocoa-themed treats, including hot cocoa, chocolates, and more. Bundle up and enjoy a cozy day of shopping and visiting your favorite stores downtown.

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Join us at the annual Alpena Ice Festival a day of winter fun in Alpena, including ice sculptures on display throughout downtown and Mich-e-kewis Park, a huge bonfire, and a variety of activities for kids, adults and the family.

We are a full line retail Bakery and also have a deli with Kowalski, Little Town and othe premium quality products.

Once the snow flies we start snowmobile rentals in December and running through March, weather permitting. Get into the mud and join us during April through October's scenic fall colors with County Wide Adventures side-by-side rentals.

County Wide Adventures is your premier northern Michigan Polaris adventure outfitter for snowmobiles and side-by-sides. Put yourself behind the throttle and hit the trails with a new model Polaris or gear up with our great selection of seasonal riding gear and accessories.

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.

February 2-3, 2024

The Michigan Snowmobile Festival is all about riding! Join us for Michigan’s Richest Snowmobile Fun Run February 3-4, 2023. There is no cost to register.

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.

November 25, 2023

Come stroll downtown and visit your favorite shops. We are featuring luminaries decorated! Black Friday/Small Business Saturday starting at 10 am, Luminaries at 5 pm, Window Display Contest. Santa Parade, Tree Lighting Ceremony after the parade.

Remember to bring your cameras!!

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 6 - 10, 2024

The Alcona County Fair in Lincoln, Michigan featuring: Animal Shows & Carnival Rides

July 9 - 13, 2024

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.

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