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4 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Dec 22, 2023 / maddendev

The ball drops. Fireworks explode against the now-January night sky. This is it, the moment everyone shouts “Happy New Year” and reaches for a midnight smooch from someone nearby. But all you can think is “it’s here…the diet I said I would start after the holidays.” The ever-popular New Year’s Resolution to be healthier and lose weight plagues many people on January 1st each year. MORE

Snow Days in Gaylord, Michigan

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What will your wide-open winter look like in Gaylord, Michigan? Let us walk you through the next few months in our winter wonderland… Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding & TubingTreetops Resort and Otsego Resort are your winter hotspots this season – offering up slopes and terrain parks that will get your adrenaline pumping. MORE

Flurry of Events

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Whether your idea of the perfect winter day starts with groomed stretches of snowmobile trails, cross-country ski tracks or the downhill slopes, there’s no denying Gaylord, Michigan is your winter hotspot! Along with outdoor recreation and resorts that can’t be beat, we plan on making this the most eventful winter you’ve seen in a long time! MORE

Why You Need to Go Winter Rafting When Visiting Gaylord, Michigan

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Before you shake your head and say “no way!” to winter rafting, let’s clear one thing up from the get-go: NO, YOU WILL NOT GET WET! This is a guided trip with experienced professionals calling the shots. If you’ve ever been spilled out of your kayak or canoe into the brisk waters of the Sturgeon River, we can understand your hesitation. MORE

Give Winter a Break

Feb 27, 2023 / maddendev

Your friends in Gaylord, Michigan, are here to bring you a simple reminder – it’s not springtime yet! We know once March rolls around people start getting anxious for the snow to melt and the trees to bud. But why rush winter on its way? We still have a few more weeks to enjoy the white stuff with some awesome added benefits at this point in the year!  The sun shines more and is out longer… Hooray for lingering, sun-kissed winter days! Every winter activity you’ve been enjoying for the past few months is even better when the sun gets involved, and we’ll be seeing more and more of it. Shed a few of those extra layers and let the sun shine on your back as you snowshoe or cross country ski along one of our scenic trails. Temperatures should start gradually warming up as well, which is another added bonus. MORE

7 Unexpected Reasons to Visit Gaylord, Michigan

Feb 16, 2022 / maddendev

Is it time to start planning your next Michigan vacation?  In a state overflowing with sparkling lakes, clear rivers, untamed wilderness, an assortment of themed festivals, unique attractions and unending charm around every turn, choosing just one location can be a daunting task.  We’re here to help you narrow down your search.  Set your compass for Gaylord, Michigan and find everything you’ve been looking for! Plan your next trip with our free Visitor’s Guide If you’ve done your research, then you already know a little about us.  Sitting smack dab on the 45th parallel, Gaylord is (quite lovingly and literally) the heart of the northern Lower Peninsula.  Easy access off I-75 makes getting here a pinch, and once you’ve arrived, we’re quite sure you’ll never want to leave.  An outdoor lover’s paradise, our four seasons each offer distinct recreational opportunities for visitors of any age, ability and thrill-seeking level!  The best part?  While we exude the rustic up north charm you’ve been searching for, our community is filled with all the comforts you desire – shopping, restaurants, spas and resorts. MORE

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