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EXPLORING CADILLAC

Learn about all of the things to do and see from those that have experienced the splendor of Cadillac first hand.

Cadillac Stories

Nature is calling you to come Explore Your Way… our rolling forest-covered hills, ample rivers, diverse lakes, and varied trails all interconnect and span for miles and miles of fun. Our authors share stories and insights from the local perspective.

 


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ADVENTURES WITH CADDY

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!

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OUT & ABOUT WITH DAVE FOLEY

Dave Foley is an outdoor enthusiast who takes every opportunity to be out on the trails, roads, and waterways of the Cadillac area. Follow Dave’s adventures to learn all about where to go and what to experience during your Cadillac visit.

Dave Foley the Author. Wearing an orange sweater and smiling.
Out & About, Prime Paddling Season is Upon Us!

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...

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Out & About, Steelhead on the Move

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...

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Birders flock to these 7 NW Michigan locales

Birders flock to these 7 NW Michigan locales

By Dave FoleyWith its mixture of lakes and streams as well as forests, meadows, marshes, and agricultural lands, Cadillac is a natural gathering point for birds, both migratory, and year-round resident flocks. To help visitors, I worked with Dave Newhouse, a veteran...

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WOODS & WATER

A to Z with Caddy: I is for Ice Fishing

A to Z with Caddy: I is for Ice Fishing

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…I is for Ice Fishing! With the temperatures warming up this week and since our lakes have lost a bit of ice over the last couple of...

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A to Z with Caddy: F is for FREE FISHING WEEKEND!

A to Z with Caddy: F is for FREE FISHING WEEKEND!

Did you know, this weekend is free fishing weekend in the state of Michigan? On February 13 & 14, 2021, this Saturday and Sunday, you do not need a fishing license and the weekend forecast is looking great! There is lots of thick ice out on our lakes and if you...

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TIPS FROM THE TEE

NEW this year our summer interns are creating an 8-10 part series to highlight the signature holes of each course, along with Tips from the Pro on how to play it best, with a few fun facts and golf course banter along the way.  Check out their stories and video blogs here!

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Tips From The Tees Bloopers Edition

Tips From The Tees Bloopers Edition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxM9vMJXwic Tips From The Tees Bloopers Edition When our interns started back in April and May they chose from several potential projects, the “Tips from the Tee” project was one that both of them were interested in. Thank goodness both...

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Tips From the Tee – Cadillac Country Club

Tips From the Tee – Cadillac Country Club

Cadillac Country Club brings you this week’s “Tips From the Tee.” The CCC was designed in 1910, making it almost 110 years old. The 18 hole course measures 6,107 yards from the tips and comes down to 5,159 yards from the front tees. Four par 3’s, two par 5’s and 12...

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Tips From the Tee – Antioch Hills Golf Club

Tips From the Tee – Antioch Hills Golf Club

This week’s “Tips From the Tee” is from Antioch Hills Golf Club. Antioch Hills Golf Club is formerly known as The Briar at Mesick but is now under new management for Antioch Hills Golf Club. The 18-hole course stretches out to 5,817 yards from the back tees and...

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Tips From the Tee – Emerald Vale

Tips From the Tee – Emerald Vale

“Tips From the Tee” is excited to be coming from beautiful Emerald Vale in Manton, Michigan. Emerald Vale plays 6,785 yards from the back gold tees and 5,219 yards from the front red tees. The par is 72 and features 4 par 3’s, 10 par 4’s, 4 par 5’s. Gorgeous sweeping...

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Tips From the Tee – Caberfae Peaks

Tips From the Tee – Caberfae Peaks

This week’s “Tips From the Tee” is coming to you from Caberfae Peaks. Caberfae offers one of the most gorgeous 9 holes Northern Michigan has to offer. The 9 holes, 36 par course is 3,326 yards from the tips but can be reduced down to 2,186 yards depending on what tees...

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Tips From the Tee – Lakewood on the Green

Tips From the Tee – Lakewood on the Green

Excited to bring you this week’s “Tips From the Tee” from Lakewood on the Green. Lakewood on the Green features a 6,047-yard par 70, 18 holes. The 18-hole course features 300 acres of rolling terrain, sprawling pines and hardwood, shimmering lakes, natural wildlife,...

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HISTORY, ARTS & CULTURE

Treat Yourself to Sweets!

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...

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A to Z with Caddy: L is for Lilly!

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!...

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A to Z with Caddy: K is for KISStory in Cadillac

A to Z with Caddy: K is for KISStory in Cadillac

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…K is for KISStory in Cadillac!   Now that all the snow has melted away and spring is officially here TOMORROW, I thought it was...

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A to Z with Caddy: J is for JAVA

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...

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A to Z with Caddy: H is for History!

A to Z with Caddy: H is for History!

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…H is for exploring history in Cadillac!After coming out of the quiet woods and spending some time downtown I noticed lots of...

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A to Z with Caddy: D is for Downtown

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...

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AREA ROUTES

A to Z with Caddy: K is for KISStory in Cadillac

A to Z with Caddy: K is for KISStory in Cadillac

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…K is for KISStory in Cadillac!   Now that all the snow has melted away and spring is officially here TOMORROW, I thought it was...

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A to Z with Caddy: D is for Downtown

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...

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Fall Color Update – September 16, 2020

Fall Color Update – September 16, 2020

Current over-all Leaf color saturation for our Region:  0-25% Spot color is being reported in the Cadillac Area - amongst the Oak and Maple trees brilliant red/crimson and yellow/gold is popping in small bursts against the summer foliage, especially in the National...

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BEST OF 4 SEASONS

A to Z with Caddy: K is for KISStory in Cadillac

A to Z with Caddy: K is for KISStory in Cadillac

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…K is for KISStory in Cadillac!   Now that all the snow has melted away and spring is officially here TOMORROW, I thought it was...

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A to Z with Caddy: I is for Ice Fishing

A to Z with Caddy: I is for Ice Fishing

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…I is for Ice Fishing! With the temperatures warming up this week and since our lakes have lost a bit of ice over the last couple of...

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DINING, SHOPPING & ENTERTAINMENT

Treat Yourself to Sweets!

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...

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A to Z with Caddy: L is for Lilly!

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!...

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A to Z with Caddy: J is for JAVA

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...

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