Things to Do in the Area

Gaylord Area

  • Places to Stay

Silent Sport Lodge (Wolverine, MI), 231-525-6166,  An excellent B&B that will take excellent care of you and show you the definition of peace and serenity.

Heart Lake Resort (Gaylord, MI), 989-732-5081, Cozy, affordable cottages on the shores of Heart Lake just south of Gaylord are centrally located between all area streams and is an ideal place to stay if you don’t like big box hotels and want a short drive to the northern streams, or south to the Au Sable and Manistee rivers.

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  • Places to Eat

Alpine Tavern (Gaylord)- great food with a sports bar’ish atmosphere.

The Thirsty Sturgeon (Wolverine)- great food in a bar that feels more like a restaurant.

Grayling Area

  • Places to Stay

Gates Au Sable Lodge (Grayling, MI), 989-348-8462, If they have any vacancies, this is the place to stay for anyone fishing the Au Sable or Manistee rivers.  A great little restaurant sits on the grounds, as well as a full service fly shop.

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  • Places to Eat

Gates Au Sable Lodge (Grayling, MI), 989-348-8462, Awesome breakfast menu, dinner menu is amazing, some of the best meals I’ve ever eaten were here.  For dinner, you’ll definitely want to make a reservation as they fill fast.

East Jordan/Boyne City Area

  • Places to Stay
  • Places to Eat

Boyne Country Provisions and The Wine Emporium & Market (Boyne City, MI) – two stores in one, there is a deli in the back of the Wine Emporium that puts most restaurants to shame.

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