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Our self-guided routes offer you a “go at your own pace” tour of some of the region’s top attractions. The experiences are one-of-a-kind and the memories last for a lifetime.

 

CADILLAC AREA SELF-GUIDED ROUTES & TOURS

Our self-guided routes & tours offer you a “go at your own pace” tour of some of the region’s top attractions. Take a walk back in time and relive the 1975 KISS homecoming event, explore Cadillac’s past through the sculptures, monuments, and architecture of our city, or traverse the centuries-old, Old Indian Trail linking Cadillac and Traverse City…make your tour a one-of-a-kind experience as you learn about the rich past our our region.

 

Cadillac Stories

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 more.

We welcome you to explore Cadillac.

The Mystery of the Canal

A WINTER MYSTERY ON THE CANALHave you ever visited the canal connecting Lake Cadillac and Lake Mitchell?  Built as a lifeline during the logging era in the late 1800s, the canal has a mystery that many notice every winter.  The lakes will freeze and the...

Top 5 "Early Summer Hot Spots" in Cadillac

It could be considered rare for a relatively laid back northern Lower Michigan community to have such an eclectic mix of options to include in its choice for Top 5 Destinations. But if you know anything about Cadillac, this is pretty much business as...

UpBeat Cadillac Concert Series Teams Up With New Cadillac After Hours Market in 2022

The Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) has awarded Cadillac and three other Michigan communities as the winners of its first-ever Buy Nearby Downtown Grant Program. The $7,500 award will be used to fund unique ideas that promote their downtown shopping districts....

Cadillac UpBeat Music Series Announces 2022 Line Up

Now in it's 27th season, the UpBeat Cadillac music series is bringing a stellar collection of artists once again! Music begins at 7pm each Thursday night through the summer at the Cadillac Rotary Performing Arts Pavilion overlooking Lake Cadillac. New this year, is...

The Gold Standard in Fish Decoy Carving is known as “The Cadillac Style”

Fish decoy carving has been a unique part of fishing culture for generations and they are still being used today. But did you know the rich history it has right here in Cadillac? The main purpose of decoys now is for ice fishing/spearing. After a hole is cut in the...

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...

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...

2 Lakes, A Canal, A Railroad & A Bit of History

2 Lakes, A Canal, A Railroad & A Bit of History When George Mitchell, timber seeker, arrived on the eastern shore of Little Clam Lake (later Lake Cadillac) in 1871, two events that year led him to establish his community quickly at the site. The Great...

Gopherwood Concerts

Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 7 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT Public · Hosted by Gopherwood Concerts, Hoxeyville Music Festival and Earthwork Harvest Gathering Online Event  - https://www.crowdcast.io/e/crosscut-kings- Tickets: www.crowdcast.io/e/crosscut-kings- Crosscut Kings...

10 Beautiful Places for Wedding Photos in Cadillac

By Sisters Studio AMAZING PHOTO SITES Cadillac City Park – Find it on a map Cadillac Commons and City Park evoke all the historical charm and sophistication that makes our town unique. The Eggle Fountain and Shay Locomotive at City Park are among the most requested...