Experience the Start of Fall Color Season!

There have been predictions of an early fall color season this year – don’t wait to book your stay in the Cadillac area!

Epic Views for Fall Golf in Cadillac!

With 9 courses to choose from, Cadillac is a true “Up North” golf destination. Plan your trip today!

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Unseasonably Warm Temperatures
+ More Colors = A Great Start To Fall!

Updated: October 2, 2023

The summer-like temperatures have continued through this past weekend as we enter October! The progress in color is gaining as we are seeing more reds and oranges beginning to fill our forests. We are enjoying the current view but know peak color conditions will be seen in the next couple of weeks. In the meantime, we love this month because there are lots of new fall activities happening on our events calendar. Please subscribe to more seasonal updates as we monitor conditions closely and the peak color season draws near!


The fall season in Cadillac means crisp air, cool nights and a chance to catch the colors change from our trails and waterways – tag us in your adventures!


Read the latest on what makes the Cadillac area special this time of year and get some ideas on how to best spend your days this fall!

7 Places for Fall Farm Fun in the Harvest Season

Summer may be over but fun fall in the Cadillac area is just beginning! When the air turns brisk and the leaves start to turn, the days get shorter but there is still time to make lifelong memories all while supporting our local farmsteads.

Experience Fall Cabin Life – In and Around Cadillac

If you’re looking for a unique sleep-away experience, check out one of the many cabin style options right here in Cadillac! Our local hotels are convenient, however, cabins and cottages can offer a more home away from home type of experience for families, couples and...

Cadillac Fall Routes & Rivers – 10 Ways to Enjoy Our Autumn Colors

Book Your Fall Golf Getaway in Cadillac – Fall golfing in Cadillac can be the most picturesque time of year to hit the links! With crisp autumn air, foliage in full color and affordable late season golf deals, you will avoid the summer crowds to enjoy great views of...

Hooking Into The Fall Steelhead Run

(Parker McNitt fighting a steelhead on a center pin rod) The Manistee River, located west of Cadillac, is the mecca of steelhead fishing. Steelhead, a migratory rainbow trout, are one of the most sought-after fish in the world. Every year, thousands of these fish...

The Science of Fall Color

Fall color – What trees offer what color & Why? The most common leaf colors of fall are red, yellow and orange and some trees can have several of these colors simultaneously as the season unfolds. Why do they turn color though? It’s an interesting concept that...

5 Walking Trails That Won’t Disappoint Fall Color Seekers

by Dave Foley  When the sumac bushes turn crimson and the maple leaves burst forth in red, I adjust my priorities. Being indoors when nature is staging its annual leafy color show is just wrong. Starting in the last days of September the dominant woodland green starts...


We have maps for every trail and season! Explore our website to find more, but here are some popular ones to get you started.




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