Hubbard Lake

Summer in Michigan’s Northeast region is synonymous with a place like Hubbard Lake. Less than 20 miles inland from Lake Huron’s ‘sunrise coast’, Hubbard Lake has hosted many summer residents over the past 150 years. The large, natural lake of…

Tittabawassee Lakes

Sanford Lake Rainbow

The Tittabawassee River is one of Michigan’s main river systems, draining lands in the Northeast and East Central Michigan regions into the Saginaw River and eventually Lake Huron. The entire main branch of the river is 91 miles long. The…

West Twin Lake

beautiful 85 degree day on west twin

West Twin Lake is situated in Montmorency County in the northeastern region of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. This 1,313-acre lake is paired geographically with East Twin Lake, which does indeed reside to the east of West Twin Lake, as…

Van Etten Lake

Ice huts dot the frozen surface of Van Etten Lake in northeast Michigan. Inside the huts anglers sip thermoses of coffee and pull strings of perch from the icy water. The 1,409-acre lake has been providing visitors with four seasons…

Black Lake MI

Onaway State Park at Black Lake

Black Lake is a popular sporting lake located in Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Surrounded by acres of water and scenic woodlands, Black Lake has become a popular vacation destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Open to year…

Long Lake Cheboygan County

Long Lake

When searching for Long Lake in Michigan, many lakes might fit the bill. More than two dozen lakes in this state bear the same name, scattered among more than 20 counties. For those interested in vacationing around a Michigan lake…

Opal Lake

Opal lake

Sitting on the dock watching the colors of the sunset setting the blue lake on fire, it’s easy to see why this lake is named Opal Lake. White sand beaches ring the shore providing a perfect setting. The exceptionally clean,…

Grand Lake MI

Grand Lake is steeped in history, rich in beauty and loaded with ways to enjoy the area. Grand Lake is in the Northeastern Tourism Region of Michigan. In addition to its beauty, it is the largest lake in Presque Isle…

Burt Lake

The "Hey Jude" at rest Devoe Beach

Twenty miles south of the Straits of Mackinac is the ancient inland waterway from Lake Huron to Lake Michigan. This series of connecting lakes and rivers extends from Lake Huron to within a very few miles of Lake Michigan. One…

Fletcher Pond

Peaceful

Fletcher Pond, also known as the Fletcher Flooding, is an impoundment first created in 1935 when the Alpena Power Company dammed the Upper South Branch of the Thunder Bay River and began flooding 9000 acres of marshland. The Upper South…

Houghton Lake

Sunset Water Reflection at Houghton Lake

Houghton Lake is a shallow, marshy lake with a sandy, gravely bottom. Warm in the summer, freezing over during the winter months, and staying cool during the spring, the lake averages around 7-1/2 feet deep. The maximum depth is 22…

Lake Saint Helen

Lake Saint Helen is located in Roscommon County of northern Michigan near Interstate 75 and right next to the town of St. Helen – Charlton Heston’s childhood town. The spring-fed lake looks like three lakes joined together and has a…

Mullett Lake

Dock at Mullett Lake

Mullett Lake is Michigan’s fifth largest lake, covering 17,360 acres with 28 shoreline miles. Sitting at the center of Michigan’s Inland Waterway, Mullett Lake allows boats to navigate the connecting rivers and lakes for approximately 38 miles. Mullett Lake was…

Higgins Lake

Dock and Boat at Higgins Lake

With depths that average 52 feet and range as deep as 141 feet, the azure waters of Higgins Lake assure a remarkable transparency. Such crystalline waters, formed during the retreat of glacial ice, have made the lake a prime environment…