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, 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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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.

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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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WOODS & WATER

Horizontal Glide – XC Skiing in Cadillac

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...

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Top 5 "Early Summer Hot Spots" in Cadillac

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...

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A Quick Guide to Paddling 2 Cadillac Area Rivers

A Quick Guide to Paddling 2 Cadillac Area Rivers

You don’t have to go north to Ontario or the Upper Peninsula to enjoy a wilderness-like paddling experience on 2 awesome rivers. In less than an hour’s drive from Cadillac, you can find stretches of the Pine and Big Manistee Rivers as well as the Tippy and Hodenpyl...

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DINING, SHOPPING & ENTERTAINMENT

16 Steps to Ice Cream Craving Nirvana

16 Steps to Ice Cream Craving Nirvana

Written by: Erica Benham; Updated By: Kathy Morin 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...

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Top Spots for Sweets and Treats in Cadillac

Top Spots for Sweets and Treats in Cadillac

By Erica Benham DONUT Worry, Be Happy About These Great DessertsCadillac has some of the best homemade treats around. It would be a shame for you to leave town without indulging in some of them. Here’s a list of some great options! Passage North: Top off your meal at...

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5 Signs You Should Eat Out in Cadillac

5 Signs You Should Eat Out in Cadillac

By Erica Benham Cadillac has a lot to offer. If you needed a reason for a night out, give one of these a try. You enjoy a hefty serving of meat with a side of potatoes or vegetables. You’d be immediately drawn to Coyote Crossings’sirloin steak dinner or the Lakewood...

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HISTORY, ARTS & CULTURE

Navigating through History

Navigating through History

Are you looking to dive deeper into the history and culture of the Greater Cadillac area? The Wexford County Historical Society (WCHS) Museum is the right place for you. With artifacts, photographs, maps, paintings, documents and exhibits of daily life in...

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Top 5 "Early Summer Hot Spots" in Cadillac

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...

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

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...

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Touring Old Cadillac

Touring Old Cadillac

Touring Old CadillacStep back in time and explore the key historic buildings that were built during the thriving lumber era in Cadillac. Many of these buildings still stand proudly today. See the map below that corresponds to the numbered items underneath....

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The Mystery of the Canal

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...

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10 Beautiful Places for Wedding Photos in Cadillac

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...

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