ALL WAYS

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, beautiful 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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EXPLORING THE OUTDOORS 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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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 Tee – Eldorado

Tips From the Tee – Eldorado

We’re here this week with Eldorado Golf Course for “Tips From the Tee.” Eldorado offers 18 holes of pristine Northern Michigan golf. With 18 holes there are 5 different tee boxes that range from 5,018-7,134 yards, there is plenty of course to please all levels of...

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Tips From the Tee – Evergreen

Tips From the Tee – Evergreen

Evergreen brings you this week's Tips From the Tee. Evergreen offers 27 total holes on its premises. The full-fledged 18-hole Spruce course boasts a 6,438 yards with a par of 71. Norway, the executive course, has 9-holes of fun with 2,793 yards with a par of 36....

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Tips From the Tee – Missaukee Golf Club

Tips From the Tee – Missaukee Golf Club

The Missaukee Golf Club, a Bob Meyer design, is an 18 hole par 71 course which has been open to public play since 1970. This course ranges from 4,905 yards from the front tees to 6,045 yards from the back tees. The range in distance allows golfers of all skill levels...

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WOODS & WATER

Urban Escapes: 3 Short Walks Close to Cadillac

Urban Escapes: 3 Short Walks Close to Cadillac

When you think of getting out for some exercise in  the Cadillac area, the favorite places are the White Pine Trail, the paths at the Carl T. Johnson Outdoor Center, the Clam River Greenway, and the Keith McKellop Walkway. But there are several other local nature...

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2 Long Hikes for Backpacking Campers

2 Long Hikes for Backpacking Campers

With over a hundred miles of the North Country Trail passing within 40 miles of Cadillac and miles of meandering pathways on Huron -Manistee National Forest lands, hikers have plenty of places to explore. There's no shortage of one-way hikes - walks that are...

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DINING, SHOPPING & ENTERTAINMENT

15 Stops on a Cadillac Area Ice Cream Tour

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...

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Best Burgers in Cadillac

Best Burgers in Cadillac

Are you on the lookout for the best burgers in town? Look no further, Cadillac has many great places to get a unique burger. Here are some of our favorites, in no specific order! Coyote Crossings Coyote Burger: 1/3 pound ground beef patty cooked to your liking, served...

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6 Pet Friendly Patios For Dining In Cadiilac

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...

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HISTORY, ARTS & CULTURE

15 Stops on a Cadillac Area Ice Cream Tour

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...

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Listen Locally: Live Music Summer 2023

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...

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Register for the 2023 Freedom Festival Car Show!

Register for the 2023 Freedom Festival Car Show!

Saturday, July 8 , 2023 from 11am - 4pm (Vehicle Registration & Parking 9am - 11am) Mitchell Street in Downtown Cadillac - (vehicle entrance at Pine St. & Mitchell) Email Contact: FreedomFestivalCarShow@gmail.comONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! You can still...

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Best Burgers in Cadillac

Best Burgers in Cadillac

Are you on the lookout for the best burgers in town? Look no further, Cadillac has many great places to get a unique burger. Here are some of our favorites, in no specific order! Coyote Crossings Coyote Burger: 1/3 pound ground beef patty cooked to your liking, served...

read more
6 Pet Friendly Patios For Dining In Cadiilac

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...

read more