Trails and Parks

Looking for a fun spot to spend an afternoon outside of the resort? Visit one of the many trails, parks, or playgrounds in the area - there is something for every age to enjoy.

Lakes and Beaches

Many of our inland lakes offer perfect areas for swimming, fishing, or just walking along the water. This list will have some local favorites, as well as a few public beaches further out for those who enjoy the drive

Shop Local

Looking for some retail therapy? Check out one of the countless shops downtown or one of the larger shopping centers in town - you will find plenty of options right here in Gaylord.

Food and Drink

Gaylord is known for more than just our trails and beaches - with a huge variety of restaurants and diners, there is sure to be something to satisfy any craving you may have.

Indoor Activities

Whether you want to bowl, catch a show at the theatre, go shopping downtown, or even try ice skating at the local Sportsplex - Gaylord and the surrounding area has plenty to offer.

The Golf Mecca

Gaylord is an amazing location for golf, with many highly rated courses in the area. We have all the contact information you will need for the nearby greens so you can plan your perfect golf trip.

Nearby Wineries and Breweries

Looking for a place to sit down and enjoy some handcrafted beverages? Northern Michigan is becoming a hotspot for craft wines and beers. While some of these locations have a bit of a drive, it could make a great day trip!

Tourism Guides

Looking for more in-depth info? This tab includes the links for both the Gaylord Tourism and Activities page, and the Petoskey Area Tourism Guide. Both will have plenty of information on the area!