Manistique Lakes Area Attractions within an hours drive from Curtis Michigan
Plan your trip in the Manistique Lakes Area and visit the many wonderful area attractions in the Upper Peninsula! Click the map to the left to view our Interactive Attractions Location Map.
|>>Tahquamenon Falls State Park|
Within the Tahquamenon Falls State Park, you will find the Upper and Lower Tahquamenon Falls and many activities such as birding, fishing, hiking, sight-seeing, camping, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and more. The areas wildlife abound and by chance you may see black bear, whitetail deer, moose, and other wildlife.
|>>Big Springs "Kitch-iti-kipi"|
North on M-149, 11 miles from US-2. Kitch-iti-kipi is Michigan’s largest spring. Visit this page for more information.
|>>Seney National Wildlife Refuge|
The Seney National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of 95,212 acres of wilderness, swamps, islands, and lakes. Animals abound and thrive within the safe haven of this refuge. Beautiful Trumpeter Swans, osprey, deer, loons, moose, deer, turtles, geese, fish, eagles, and more will welcome your visit!
The Crisp Point Lighthouse of Paradise Michigan is one of five Lake Superior U.S. Life-Saving Service Stations along the coast between Munising and Whitefish Point. It is located about fourteen miles west of Whitefish Point.
GarLyn Zoo is a small "mom and pop" family owned business. The zoo sits on a 30 acre parcel of land at the very top of Lake Michigan in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and is surrounded by thousands of acres of state and federal forests. The Zoo features native and exotic animals from around the world.
|>>Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore|
Multicolored sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, wildlife and the forest of the Lake Superior shoreline beckon visitors to explore this 73,000 acre park. Located in the center of the Upper Peninsula, visit this site for more details.
|>>Fayette Historic State Park|
Fayette offers unmatched serenity of a Lake Michigan harbor, white cliffs and verdant forests.
|>>Oswald's Bear Ranch|
This complex is the Largest (bear only) Bear Ranch in the entire United States! We are found only in the Wild Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Just 20 minutes south of Tahquamenon Falls, or from Newberry go 4 miles north on M-123 towards Tahquamenon Falls.
The TOONERVILLE TROLLEY, an authentic narrow gauge railroad, takes you 5 1/2 miles through thick forest, the habitat of bear, deer, moose, gray wolf, and many types of birds. At the end of the train line is your first view of the beautiful Tahquamenon River, where the riverboat is boarded for a 21 mile cruise down the river to the rapids 1/2 mile above the Upper Tahquamenon Falls.
|>>Tahquamenon River Logging Museum|
The Tahquamenon Logging Museum and Nature Study, located just 1 1/2 miles North of Newberry Michigan, invites you to come to their museum and park to explore the original buildings and memorabilia from lumberjack days of the past. Come and see the original C.C.C. buildings full of old photos, models and original logging equipment. Eat a real lumberjack's breakfast in the Authentic Cookshack made over a wood stove with home made care and goodness. Stroll along the boardwalk and nature trail and see part of the Tahquamenon Forest. The Tahquamenon River is nestled along this beautiful trail, where blue herons, ducks, birds and other wildlife abound.
The Soo Locks have been referred to as one of the great wonders of the world and it is still the largest waterway traffic system on earth. Enjoy riding through the Soo Locks and navigating in the St. Mary’s River.
Horses, History & Hospitality - Mackinac Island is nestled in the straits of Mackinac where the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan meet. American, Great Lakes and Michigan history is rich on the Island, from military to commerce to the who's who of days gone by, everyone will enjoy the opportunity to enrich themselves while visiting Mackinac Island.
The five-mile bridge, including approaches, and the world's longest suspension bridge between cable anchorages, had been designed by the great engineer Dr. David B. Steinman.
|>>Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum|
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is the only one of its kind dedicated to the perils of maritime transport on the Great Lakes. It is fittingly located at Whitefish Point, Michigan, site of the oldest active lighthouse on Lake Superior.
|>>Two Hearted River|
Click here for map of the Two Hearted River - Legendary river from the author Earnest Hemmingway! It's a beautiful river that has been designated as one of Michigan's Wild Rivers.