Fun and Excitement on the Northern Michigan Dragway

by: Maralee Cook Drag racing, off-roading, shooting and archery ranges, bicycle cruises, mountain and fat biking, hunting, snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding: The opportunities for testing the abilities and endurance of humans and machines year-round are endless in Manistee County’s North Woods. While the county’s Lake Michigan shoreline and its three main rivers get most of […]

3 Harbors of Manistee County: Arcadia Lake

by: Maralee Cook Continuing north along the shore, piers mark the entry to Arcadia Lake. A protected anchorage area, in the “bay” located off the northwest corner of the lake, is near the Veteran’s Memorial Marina, (231.889.9653) with transient and seasonal dockage, showers and rest room facilities. The community of Arcadia, with a mix of […]

Arcadia Overlook

As you are driving north through Manistee County on the beautiful Scenic Highway M-22, you will find yourself “on top of the county” when you reach the Arcadia Overlook (known by some as “Inspiration Point”).  When you travel through the quaint town of Arcadia, you will find yourself at zero elevation, right on the water.  […]