Come relax and enjoy our backyard!
We offer over 300 miles of multi-terrain trails during the spring, summer & fall. All available to hikers, bikers, and walkers. Combine our trail system with over 500,000 acres of state and national forest, and three major rivers with two large lakes offering year around world record fishing and hunting. We are the 'ultimate recreation connection.'
Cadillac offers unique shopping boutiques, three bowling centers, a roller skating rink, a championship ice rink, two full service health & fitness facilities, a 3D movie complex, and mouthwatering cuisine at the many locally owned restaurants around the area. Add these attractions to a full line-up of festivals and you can spend a fun-filled, or relaxing vacation or conference – either way, come connect in Cadillac, we promise you’ll keep coming back for more.
FALL COLOR Gallery below...
Fall in Cadillac
Breath taking views can be seen from your car, bicycle, kayak, canoe, motorcycle, and by foot…. You name your mode of transportation, and you’ll experience unforgettable views… Visit our Fall Activities link below for things to see and do!
Here are our favorite self guided tours combined with local hot spots, and fantastic views, compliments of the Huron-Manistee National Forest. Far below are additional activities you can enjoy in the Cadillac Area while Mother Nature transitions from summer green, to fall gold, to winter white…
Cadillac during the Holidays
At the holidays Cadillac offers a quaint downtown shopping district boasting several new and established eclectic gift and apparel shops, coupled with a new brewery, deli’s, coffee shops, fine dining and burger joints. Local artists display and sell their work in the downtown frame shop. Retailers offer clothing, accessories, housewares and hand-made products to complete your Christmas list.
The second weekend in November the school boosters club organizes a 100+ booth craft fair, in its 42nd year, that brings in crafters from all over the great lakes region. November 15-16 is the Cherry Grove Convention Center ‘Widows Weekend Flea Market’ over our northern Michigan Holiday ‘Opening Day of Whitetail Deer Season’. Thanksgiving weekend Black Friday winds down with Santa arriving in the City Park where he lights the lakefront trees and meets with children 6-8pm at the performing arts pavilion on the shoreline of Lake Cadillac. ‘Small Business Saturday’ is offered by the downtown businesses and locally owned retailers with an open house atmosphere.
Kicking off December our Garden Club offers a Holiday Home Tour excursion where they decorate 6-8 area showcase homes with live arrangements. Also the local toy store offers the Toy Trot 5k to raise funds for Toys for Tots, watch the Santa’s and Elves run in the snow for charity. Book your weekend up north, shop early and get your friends and family gifts they will cherish, plus a fun weekend to add to the scrap book.
(picture: newly fallen snow over Lake Cadillac.)
Downtown over looking Lake Cadillac
Manistee River Trail Color
Dawn over Lake Cadillac - fall
Colors turning end of September
Downtown Cadillac Oct 8, 2014
National Forest from top of Caberfae Oct 1, 2014
Natures Colors blanketing the national forest and Caberfae
Fall blanketing a 51 Ford, near Cadillac
Serene color north of Cadillac
Color Train 2014
Farmers Market downtown Cadillac