Known for its Swiss architecture, downtown Gaylord offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life while still delivering on everything your heart desires. With its recently remodeled streetscape, the Alpine Village has a quaint vibe while still offering plenty of shops filled with distinctive clothing and gifts, trendy eateries, and a vibrant nightlife. Thanks to a major push for pedestrian-friendly everything, downtown Gaylord is now a morning, noon, and night destination for walkers, shoppers, strollers, and idle sitters alike.
Our Courthouse lawn is a popular stop where you can relax alongside our fountain in the summer or take a selfie in front of our famous ice tree in the winter. Lose yourself in antique and home decor shops, browse through cases of fine jewelry, check out an extensive collection of outdoor gear, and so much more!
If you’re more concerned about filling your stomach, Gaylord has something for every appetite! Your palate won’t complain with what we have to offer — from BBQ to Chinese and German to home-cooked comfort food. Foodies will find something to satisfy their taste buds at one of our many restaurants, with outdoor seating options galore.
Gaylord is truly a small town that delivers BIG. Stay a while, relax in our Alpine-bliss and treat yourself to everything you deserve on a getaway.