Request your 2019 Travel Guide

With 60 pages of incredible resources for the region, the Cadillac Michigan Travel Guide is the ONLY official travel publication in the Cadillac Area.  Complete with all new maps, travel ideas, and more, this is a MUST for any new traveler to the area.

Enjoy Snow. Find your Sleds.

Do you realize how many miles of trails are in the Cadillac area?  250+… that gives you a lot of riding and a lot to see.  Plus, we have marked all the major attractions and hot spots along the way.

Cast Your Line in the Ice.

In January, 3,700 acres of lakes and ponds of the Cadillac area become populated with ice shanties and dedicated fisherman ready to brake the weather for a great catch. 

Access Maps. XC Ski the Trails.

There is almost no limit to how far you can go and what you can explore on our vast trail network that is 200+ miles strong…

ALL WAYS TO EXPLORE
IN CADILLAC, MICHIGAN

Nature is calling you to explore ALL WAYS CADILLAC…our rolling, forest-covered hills, ample rivers, diverse lakes, and varied trails all interconnect and span for miles and miles of fun.

When the sunsets are earlier and hang on the rim, the autumn leaves begin to turn with vivid reds and golds coloring the river valleys and forests. With over 500,000 acres of National Forest, our late September thru October Color Tours are a must-see, a ‘bucket list’ item for sure. The Cadillac region is also the geographic center of Michigan and boasts the highest elevation in the state. The shifting winds across Lake Michigan keep the winter white on our trails and ski hills longer, and freeze our lakes earlier than most. Skiers, snowmobilers, cross-country skiers, ice fishermen… they all co-exist in our region.

Come join us!


 


 

MILES OF MULTI-USE 4 SEASON TRAILS

GOLF COURSES WITHIN 20 MINUTES OF DOWNTOWN

ADVENTURERS WELCOME!

WHAT KIND OF EXPLORER ARE YOU?
TAKE THE TEST.  FIND MORE TO DO.

MAXIMIZE your exploration time. Learn what kind of explorer you are in Cadillac. Get outdoors, enjoy a trail, the slopes, or explore the quaint downtowns. Find out where you fit in the fabric of Cadillac and find the best ways for you to enjoy ALL things Cadillac!


Launching in early 2019, we will offer you a completely interactive “explorer experience!”

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Tinkergarten

March 30 | @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on March 24, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:30am

Tinkergarten provides high-quality early childhood learning in the healthiest classroom of all—the outdoors. Families connect with trained leaders in their local community for play-based kids classes that help develop core life skills, all while having fun! Every Saturday this Spring, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In a 5-part class each week, Tinkergarten Leader, Christina Alyea, will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create…

Family Fun Day Sunday at Caberfae

March 31 | @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Bring a family of three to the slopes for only $49 from 3pm to close!

Cadillac Pop Culture Convention

April 6 | @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cherryland Ghostbusters along with members from other Great Lakes Ghostbuster Coalition will be in attendance for the 6th annual Cadillac Pop Culture Convention on April 6th 2019. This will be a fun filled event. Highlighting all forms of Popular culture from comic book, Sci-Fi, Horror, and so much more!

Rotary Club of Cadillac Annual Auction

April 13 | @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Aboard the Cruise Line "Inspiration" at the Wexford County Civic Center. Personality Punch, Fabulous Cruise Cuisine, Entertainment, & Cash Bar! Silent & Live Auction items filled with some amazing local Experience Packages. Auction proceeds will go towards the replacement of the Auditorium HVAC System at the Wexford County Civic Center. The Wex is the County’s largest multi-purpose recreation facility and home to many community events, with over 10,000 visitors annually. Tickets sold online or from any Rotarian. Rotary Silent Auction Flyer

Gopherwood Concert – Seth Bernard

April 13 | @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Seth Bernard has graced the Gopherwood stage on multiple occasions, solo and with many other performers. Don't miss his return to Gopherwood with a new group of friends in tow. Seth is a Michigan-based contemporary folk performer who has recorded and performed extensively both as a duo and as solo artist. Born and raised in Michigan to musical families with a firm independent streak, Bernard has a strong background in songwriting and performing and has tastes that run from folk…

Palm Sunday

April 14 |

Good Friday

April 19 |

Easter

April 21 |

18th Annual Jeep Blessing

May 4 |

1 day only1 Blessing From God5 fun off-road courses 30 plus vendors and sponsors2000 plus Jeeps5000 plus Jeep enthusiasts What more can any Jeeper want?We Understand because it is a Jeep Thing?Event Entry: $5.00 per person (16yrs old and up) – Free entry for children under 16 yrs oldWe sell commemorative "I WAS BLESSED" shirtsDrivers Course: $20.00 per driver for ALL road course entries

Cadillac Amateur Radio and Computer Swap

May 4 | @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Amateur radio, computer and related electronics items for sale. Testing for all classes of Amateur Radio Licenses. Tables available, $12.00. See web site www.wexaukeearc.org for table reservations. Free parking. Food available on site.

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GRAB A MAP

When you can explore as much as you can in Cadillac, you need to have the right maps that make it easy to get around. Explore our website, you will find maps everywhere, but here are the top sought out maps so you can get out and start exploring as soon as possible!

LATEST STORIES

“OUT AND ABOUT” WITH DAVE FOLEY

New Winter Sports Trail at Cadillac Pathway popular with Fat-bikers

By Dave FoleyWhen the snow conditions are right, the MDNR Cadillac Pathway parking lot off Seeley Road just east of Cadillac, will be filled with cars left by cross country skiers, fatbike enthusiasts, and snowshoers. While the Cadillac Pathway has been a...

Out & About, Prime Paddling Season is Upon Us!

By Dave Foley If you were hesitant about joining the throngs of paddlers that fill popular rivers like the Manistee and Pine on summer weekends, take heart, the pressure on these streams is noticeably less after Labor Day. Only a few canoe liveries are...

Out & About, Steelhead on the Move

By Dave FoleyRivers like the Pere Marquette, as well as the Big and Little Manistee, get a little crowded after Labor Day as thousands of salmon leave Lake Michigan to push up these steams to spawn.From late August until September king and coho salmon...

EXPLORE WINTER FROM THE LOCAL EXPERTS

The Boon Bonfire

Taking to the trails, we leave from the Caberfae Trailhead on Trail 638 towards 637 headed to the Boon Bonfire. Our group is made up of novice to experienced riders, so the ride starts off touring 15 mph to a forest trail that will remind you of a...

Horizontal Glide – XC Skiing in Cadillac

Cross County Skiing in Cadillac While Caberfae Peaks offers plenty of thrills for alpine skiers, cross-country skiers can delight in a trio of free, groomed, public trail systems in the Cadillac area. Nearest to Caberfae Peaks is the 10 mile-long McKenzie...

Vertical Drop – Skiing in Cadillac

Back in the day, the Cadillac area was the state’s first ski destination. That legacy is a point of pride for the area, but Cadillac’s storied past does not mean that the area is resting on its laurels. These days, Michigan’s oldest ski destination is also...

Find the latest news and stories about the Cadillac region.  Our team of local writers dig deep into the region’s culture and provide our travel community the latest about entertainment, art, culture, trails, seasons and so much more.

We welcome you to explore Cadillac.


 

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