Cadillac is the perfect Northern Michigan destination for everything summer. Make way for summer fun on the trails, beaches, and waterways of Cadillac.



Imagine the sun shining on your face as you leisurely travel the path around Lake Cadillac, making your way toward Kenwood Park for a day at the beach without a care in the world. Or maybe cruising across Lake Mitchell headed out on the water fishing the day away.

Cadillac offers an abundance of opportunities for summertime fun: fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, backpacking, camping, mountain biking, golfing, horseback riding, kayaking, and bird-watching. Whatever your interest, adventures abound!

  • Plan you summer summer escape to Cadillac
  • Check out hiking and biking trails
  • Take to our waterways
  • Explore Cadillac's culture & rich history
  • Browse the event scene in the Greater Cadillac Area

Sweet Summer Vibes: Blueberry Season Hits the Cadillac Area

Get ready to pick quart after quart as the blueberry season approaches, bringing with it bites of bursting summer flavors. Every year at the end of July and through the month of August, anticipation grows as the blueberry bushes prepare to offer delicious fruit for...

Caddy Bear’s Day at the Cadillac Farmers Market

A summer trip into Downtown Cadillac isn't complete without browsing through the the bustling aisles of the Cadillac Farmers Market. Come along with Caddy Bear as we explore the unique offerings of the market this summer! Every Tuesday & Friday from 9am to 3pm in...

15 Stops on a Cadillac Area Ice Cream Tour

So, here’s the scoop…there are several ice cream shop options out there in the Greater Cadillac area to cool down on these hot summer days. Take a tour and check them all out! Click on each name to visit their Facebook page for current hours and information.Cadillac...

Bite into 5 Different Lakefront Meals in Cadillac

By Maddie Marks There are so many great places to enjoy a delicious meal in our area but don’t forget about the ones that allow you to enjoy your meal outdoors! These local restaurants have awesome lakefront views and patio seating, all summer long.After 26 Depot...

12 FREE Things For Kids To Do In Cadillac This Summer

Are you ready for a fun-filled summer? Check out some of the best FREE things to do with your kiddos this summer right here in Northern Michigan!1. Take A Trip To The Cadillac Farmers Market Experience the vibrant flavors and colors of the Cadillac Farmers Market...

Listen Locally: Live Music Summer 2023

Looking for details on the Cadillac music scene? Find the best in local performers and even Grammy award-winning artists on tour, up north! The Greater Cadillac Area has an variety of opportunities for you to enjoy live music this summer. The Rotary Performing Arts...

6 Pet Friendly Patios For Dining In Cadiilac

For many of us, our pets are like family and it is only natural to want to take them everywhere. And for those with service animals, they really do need to be taken everywhere. Unfortunately, there are many places that don't allow our furry friends in while we eat and...

A Quick Guide to Fun Summer Rentals in the Cadillac Area

When in Cadillac during the summer, enjoying our lakes and rivers are a must! Kayaking, swimming, boating and jet skiing are only a handful of the things you can do. But the cost of investing in equipment is expensive, especially when you can only use it for just a...

Walk, Run, Hike & Bike – Here are the Top 7 Scenic Routes in Cadillac

By Dave Foley: Tired of running the same old routes? If you’re visiting Cadillac you can go out every day for a week, never take the same route twice and start each one within five miles of downtown.#1 Keith McKellop Walkway (2 Miles) Probably the best known is the...

Take a 5 Day Golf Trip to Cadillac, Michigan

There are eight dynamic courses within 30 minutes of Cadillac. While each offers a unique golfing experience, they share the special beauty that is unique to this area, feature well-cared for courses and friendly, welcoming service. Each course is easily accessible...


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