Local Area Guide


The alpine village and its surrounding area offer a myriad of activities to do, year round. Whether you are someone who wants to enjoy hiking in the outdoors, or you are just looking for a good place to unwind, this incredible area of Northern Michigan can cater to anyone's needs. Check out some of the different sections of our area guide to see what activities the Gaylord area offers. 

Snowmobile Rentals

Snowmobile Rentals

Contact information for different snowmobile vendors in the Gaylord Area, as well as our on site vendor, Dynamic Sleds. We also have listed links to two different live feeds in the immediate area.
Winter Activities

Winter Activities

Here in beautiful Gaylord and the surrounding area, there is a huge variety of different outdoor activities that you can try during our winter months. From skiing and snowshoeing, to adventurous winter river rafting, to extreme tubing; there is sure to be an activity for you!
Local Food & Drinks

Local Food & Drinks

Our team has put together a list of our local dining options, so you can easily find a local restaurant or bar. Whether you are looking for a great diner to sit down at for a family meal, a good place for a drink, or just somewhere for some quality takeout - Gaylord has plenty to offer! (*While we try our best to ensure accurate hours of operation listed for each venue, we recommend calling the number provided or visiting the websites to be sure.)
Local Attractions & Activities

Local Attractions & Activities

Being a mere 5 miles southwest of town definitely has its benefits - Gaylord, MI and the surrounding area is host to many year-round attractions and activities. If you love nature, the acclaimed Call of the Wild Museum is for you. Gaylord is also home to a large sports-plex with an indoor ice rink, walking track, and more. There is a sure to be a local activity for everyone to enjoy.
Snowman Webcam

Snowman Webcam

This link will take you to the snowman webcam here in Gaylord, MI. This webcam is live 24/7. Although Winter is when most people view the cams, you will also see other interesting activity on the webcam during the rest of the year. Deer, turkeys, fox, coyotes, raccoons, black bear, flying squirrels, porcupines and other wildlife can be viewed in live motion video wandering through the woods of northern Michigan.
Location: Gaylord, MI. USA
Gaylord Area Tourism and Activities

Gaylord Area Tourism and Activities

Located smack dab on the 45th parallel, Gaylord is truly the heart of northern Michigan. Fondly known as the Alpine Village, our newly remodeled, Swiss-themed shopping district offers visitors a unique variety of stores, microbrews and scrumptious dining options. The downtown Pavilion is a popular gathering place for festivals, community events, entertainment and a farmer`s market, along with a vast array of family friendly activities.
Location: Gaylord, MI
Petoskey Area City Tourism

Petoskey Area City Tourism

Clean air. Open spaces. Room to breathe. Now, more than ever, being outdoors is the thing to do. And this is the place to be. We`re home to Michigan`s most famous ski slopes: Boyne Highlands, Nub`s Nob and Boyne Mountain.