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!

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A to Z with Caddy: R is for Retail Therapy

After nearly a year of exploring the Cadillac area I've seen lots of interesting places and done many new activities. One thing I haven't really had a chance to do yet is go on a shopping spree! Cadillac offers several styles of shopping and the Northern portion of...

A to Z with Caddy: Q is for BBQ!

Labor Day weekend is the best time to round up with family and friends to celebrate the end of summer. I have heard that Cadillac is known for a good place to find some great BBQ! So I decided to take some time and do some exploring with a few local restaurants known...

A to Z with Caddy: P is for Paddlesports

We have had some great warm and sunny weather for fun days on our lakes and rivers! Join me on my next journey as I learn all there is to know about paddle sports in Cadillac!  The Cadillac Area is full of wonderful rivers and lakes, perfect for paddling around and...

A to Z with Caddy: O is for ORV

It has been a fun and busy summer so far, full of new adventures and sight seeing! This weekend is Michigan's FREE ORV weekend (August 21 & 22 - and so exploring Cadillac's motorized trail systems were next on my list of things to do. But...

A to Z with Caddy – M is for Market

It’s been awhile since my last adventure, but I’m so excited to share my latest adventure at the Cadillac Farmers Market! Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays are extra special during the summer. In the Cadillac Commons, next to the After 26 Depot Café, is The Market....

Treat Yourself to Sweets!

Occasionally, the time in between holidays can seem long and boring. You may find yourself looking for reasons to leave the house or grab some treats with friends and family. This list of National Dessert days will be a great start to getting out and enjoying the...

A to Z with Caddy: L is for Lilly!

Follow along with us each week when Caddy explores the Cadillac area with an A to Z look at all the fun things to see and do. This week…L is for Lilly! Our newest CAVB team member. I'm going to turn it over to her this week and she can give you a proper introduction!...

A to Z with Caddy: J is for JAVA

Follow along with us each week when Caddy explores the Cadillac area with an A to Z look at all the fun things to see and do. This week…J is for Java at Cadillac JAVA! Once the wind picked up and it cooled off this week, I wanted something warm to drink! I found a...

A to Z with Caddy: D is for Downtown

Follow along with us each week when our new friend Caddy explores the Cadillac area with an A to Z look at all the fun things to see and do. This week…D is for Downtown!Before a day out on the town I figured it may be a good idea to look my best! So I stopped into...

2021 Winter Fun at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center Center

Step into your snowshoes at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center Center offers winter hikes, ice fishing classes and more via Cadillac News The Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center is planning to offer nighttime hikes again this winter. The hikes will...






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Trunk or Treat at Lincoln Elementary in Cadillac

October 26 | @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for Trunk or Treat! You are invited to wear costumes and "trunk-or-treat" in the parking lot. Volunteers are needed to decorate your vehicle and pass out candy. For more information, to reserve a spot for your decorated vehicle or to make a candy donation, please contact Kitsie Kennard at or 231.492.4960

Speedquizzing at Willow Market and Meats

October 27 | @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 29, 2021

Every Wednesday night is trivia night at Willow!

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