Recent and Featured Gaylord Articles

  • Sojourn Lakeside Resort Video: Sojourn Lakeside Resort, Gaylord

    Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord is tailor-made for your group vacation—whether it be a family reunion, wedding or corporate retreat. This rustically elegant resort sleeps 58 people […]

  • Otsego Lake State Park

    Located on Lake Otsego, with a 1/2-mile beach to explore and enjoy, Otsego Lake State Park also includes a small trail for XC skiiers and hikers. The […]

  • Wildwood Lake Golf Course

    9 holes in a classic Up North setting. 231-525-8949, Wildwood Lake Golf.

  • Black Bear Golf Resort

    Warm up with a free par 3 at this unique 19 hole golf course awarded 4 stars by Golf Digest. 866-983-4441, Black Bear Golf

  • Tree Tops Resort

    Home to 81 holes of championship golf; 5 different course by renowned designers Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Tom Fazio and Rick Smith. 800-444-6711, Tree Tops Golf.

  • Black Forest at Wilderness Valley

    A Tom Doak-designed minimalist masterpiece. Call or book online. 231-585-7090, Black Forest Golf.

  • Loon Course at Hidden Valley

    Gently rolling fairways, fat (but lightning-quick) greens and doglegs aplenty. 989-732-4454

  • Marsh Ridge Golf Course & Resort

    Challenging yet playable championship 18-hole course set among woods and marshes. 989-732-6794, thing.

  • Michaywe Pines Golf Course

    18 holes in a classic Up North setting paired with the casual, lakeside Inn the Woods restaurant. 517-Pines-GC, Michaywe Pines Golf.

  • Gaylord Country Club

    Founded in 1924, a classic parklike design. Call for a tee time or book online. 231-546-3376, Gaylord Country Club.

  • Green Trees Golf Course

    18 holes near downtown Gaylord. 989-732-6006.

  • Otsego Club

    Two courses—The Classic and the newer The Tribute that winds through 1,100 cares of the Sturgeon River Valley. 989-732-4653, Otsego Club.

  • Elk Ridge Golf Course

    Jerry Matthews-designed course offers spectacular wilderness beauty and challenges for golfers of all levels. Call for a tee time or book online. 989-785-2275, Elk Ridge Golf.

  • Aspen Park

    A 100-acre woods close to downtown Grayling. Includes six miles of all-abilities single-track for bikers. The twisty, turny route delivers enough hill climbs and switchbacks to keep […]

  • High Country Pathway

    An 80-mile backcountry loop through wide range of forest types and terrain — wetlands, ridge overlooks, gentle hills, steep hills. For mountain bikers in particular, the High […]

  • Pickerel Lake Pathway

    An easy 1.9-mile hike with lake and campground nearby, at the Pickerel Lake campground within the Pigeon River Country State Forest. 989-983-4101, Pigeon River Country.989-732-3541

  • Shingle Mill Pathway

    More than a dozen miles of trails through some of the Lower Peninsula’s most pristine woodlands. Keep an eye out for elk, and in early autumn, listen […]

  • First Congregational Church

    Founded at its present site in 1874, this is Gaylord’s oldest church and a registered historical site. Gaylord. www.firstuccgaylord.org.

  • Mt. Carmel Centre

    Formally St. Mary’s Cathedral, the red brick landmark was built in 1900 and is now used as a performing arts center. For info, call Otsego Community Connection. […]

  • Call of the Wild

    A North American wildlife museum with 150 lifelike wildlife animals such as mountain lions, beaver, elk and polar bear in their natural settings. Gaylord. 800-835-4347, gocallofthewild.com.