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Grayling, Michigan

Top Spots in and near Grayling

  • Roscommon, Michigan

    Paddle the Mason Tract

    The Mason Tract is a massive protected wilderness area encompassing 4,493 acres. The crystal clear AuSable River runs right through the heart of this forest. On this trip, you will encounter enormous old trees with beautiful remote scenery around each riverbend. Bald eagles and black bears are pl...
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  • Bellaire, Michigan

    Ski Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek Resorts

    Just about an hour north of Traverse City in the village of Bellaire lies Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek Resorts! The mountain offers 53 runs with several base areas. The terrain is applicable for any type of skier, whether you are a beginner or a more advanced rider. We spent the majority of ou...
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  • Boyne Falls, Michigan

    Snowshoe at Boyne Mountain

    3.1 mi
    The trailhead for the snowshoe trail is located across the street from the Boyne Cross Country Ski center parking lot.  The trail starts out by winding through the woods sandwiched between the Boyne Mountain Resort maintenance facility and a road, so you’ll hear traffic and equipment noise for th...
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  • Traverse City, Michigan

    Fat Tire Biking on the Vasa Pathway

    10 mi
    If you’re looking for a place to fat bike ride in the area, then this is the spot for you! To access the Vasa Pathway you’ll want to head to Timber Ridge Resort, feel free to park in the main area. From the southeast corner of the Timber Ridge Resort, you will be able to jump on the pathway. You ...
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  • Kingsley, Michigan

    Hike the Rollways on the North Country Trail

    4.0
    3 mi
    Park at the High Rollway Observation Deck in Kingsley. There's actually two parking lots that you will come to on a dirt road. I suggest parking at the eastern most lot (drive straight instead of making a final right turn). There are two primary wooden platform lookouts near the parking lots. Be ...
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  • Traverse City, Michigan

    Hike Old Mission Peninsula Park

    6 mi / 183 ft gain
    At the end of the Old Mission peninsula sits Mission Point Lighthouse. The lighthouse is surrounded by 5 acres of wooded township and many acres of state land! Upon arriving you can explore the shores just below the lighthouse - there can intriguing iceberg islands forming at the edge of the wate...
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  • Traverse City, Michigan

    Mission Point Lighthouse

    0.2 mi
    Mission Point Lighthouse is situated between the East and West Grand Traverse Bays, about 20 minutes north of downtown Traverse City. This historic lighthouse offers stunning views of Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan. There is a parking lot located a few hundred feet away where visitors can p...
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  • Traverse City, Michigan

    Whiskey Blending at Mammoth Distillery

    Now, this is something you probably haven't tried yet. Whiskey blending! The experience with Mammoth Distillery was stimulating, educating and so much fun! Technically we were actually blending bourbon - which we learned all bourbon is whiskey but not all whiskey is bourbon. You’ll sit down with ...
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Camping and Lodging in Grayling

Gaylord KOA Holiday
Gaylord, Michigan

Gaylord KOA Holiday

Chimney Loop Campground
Rose City, Michigan

Chimney Loop Campground

South Branch Trail Camp Group Site
South Branch, Michigan

South Branch Trail Camp Group Site

Traverse City KOA
Buckley, Michigan

Traverse City KOA

Rollways Campground
Hale, Michigan

Rollways Campground

Guides, Insights and Stories from Grayling

72 Hours in the Winter Wonderland of Traverse City, Michigan

72 Hours in the Winter Wonderland of Traverse City, Michigan

Holly Mandarich

Everything You Need for a Winter Getaway in Traverse City, Michigan

Everything You Need for a Winter Getaway in Traverse City, Michigan

Holly Mandarich