Activities and Attractions

AKA: I'm here, now what?

A much younger us, feeding a bear cub at:

Oswald's Bear Farm

A once in a lifetime experience about an hour and half away. Makes a nice day trip for the family into the UP

Morel Mushrooms: April/May

Found along creek shores and lower areas in back property

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Enjoy fishing in the back yard (Lake Huron), the creek running through the property, or local lakes and ponds.

Spring Steelhead observed in lake and river mouth Early and Middle of May. They can be found feeding on the smaller fish washing out of the river mouth.

30 seconds away!

About 30 minutes down the road is the Indian River and pontoon rentals.

Indian River Marina

Spend a day on the water in Indian River and connecting lakes.

If you are interested in star gazing... Spend an evening at the

Headlands - International Dark Sky Park

A beautiful area with no light pollution

Lectures held during summer as well

The view from the cottage is almost as good though, you don't know dark till you see it in Northern Michigan!

Feeling Lucky?

For the adults there are 2 casinos just up the road about 25 minutes in Mackinaw and over the bridge in St. Ignace

Odawa Casino