When you are on vacation FUN is something that everyone wants to have. Here are some of our favorite activities and events to take in throughout the area. Please visit our local Visitor’s Center or ask our team at the hotel for more information on them or additional activities that you are looking for, we’re sure we can help you find them!
Lewis Farm Market & Petting Farm
New Era, MI 49446
At Lewis’ Farm Market, corn maze and petting farm, we want your experience to be more than you expected. We are constantly adding new attractions, while maintaining what you’ve been accustom to, like the cleanliness of our farm and the care of our animals. We want you to frequent our market buying the freshest produce we grow and some of the sweetest baked goods around. To keep our market prices down we now charge admission to our petting farm and activities area.
Blue Lakes Fine Art Camp
300 E. Crystal Lake
Twin Lake, MI
Featuring summer arts programming and instruction for young adults, the fine arts camp hosts a full season of concerts, ballets, theater, international groups and other performances in the Stewart Music Shell.
Montague City Museum (Within walking distance of hotel)
Church & Mead Street
Local logging era artifacts and White Lake Area memorabilia. A dress worn by Montague’s Miss America, Nancy Ann Flemming, is on display. Open June-August, Saturday and Sunday 1-5pm. Will open for groups.
The Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum
Step back in time and tour a WWII Submarine, LST, and Coast Guard Cutter. Berthed in Muskegon, Michigan at The Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum are The USS SILVERSIDES SS236, The USS LST 393, and The USCGC McLANE W-146. This Historical Naval site also features a Maritime Museum and a Gift Shop.
White Lake Community Music Shell (Within walking distance of hotel)
Launch Ramp Road
On the shores of White Lake. Enjoy free concerts every Tuesday; June-August at 7:30pm. Featuring jazz, folk, country, swing and international groups. An Arts Council of White Lake project.
Welcome to our hometown theatre, the Historic Howmet Playhouse. The playhouse is a City of Whitehall project, located two blocks off the the main street of a traditional downtown in Whitehall, Michigan. Our ninety-four year old theatre has beenpresenting fine arts and entertainment to the greater West Michigan area since 1916.
Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts
425 W. Western Ave., Suite 200
This Center is comprised of two theaters, a visual arts gallery and reception space, four meeting rooms and two rehearsal halls along with support spaces. It offers a schedule of plays, symphony concerts, musicals, and theatrical performances.
Mac Wood’s Dune Rides
629 North 18th Avenue
At Mac Wood’s you can enjoy the dunes first hand, riding with a driver who understands the history and environment of these constantly changing sand mountains.
Sandy Korners Jeep Tours
1762 North 24th Avenue
Enjoy the thrill of driving your very own Jeep up and over the spectacular sand dune mountains at Silver Lake, or a 220 mile two day, one night excursion through the back roads of the Manistee National Forest.
Little River Casino
Intersection of U.S. 31 and M-22
Manistee’s Little River Casino is located 80 minutes north of The Weathervane Inn and offers Black Jack, Craps, Caribbean Stud Poker, Let It Ride Bonus, Roulette, and Slots. PLUS ! a 6 table poker room featuring: Texas Hold ‘Em, Omaha Hi-Lo, 7-Card Stud or 7-Card Stud Hi-Lo. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
1551 E. Pontaluna
Go Karts, miniature golf, video games, and more.
4907 Whitehall Rd
Pro Shop (231) 766-2226
This mature course features fast, well-manicured greens. The fairways are wide and plush. Water hazards come into play on six holes, and numerous sand bunkers have been incorporated into the course design.
Old Channel Trail Golf Course
8242 Old Channel Trail
Public 27 hole championship golf course nestled against the Lake Michigan shoreline. Amenities include: professional practice center with driving range and practice holes. Full line golf shop. Picnic area.
4100 Sweeter Road
Twin Lake, MI
Stonegate Golf Club is more than just a challenging golf course – it’s a community unlike any other on the Lakeshore. This 18 hole Championship Golf Course is located in Twin Lake and features a great short game practice facility, PGA professional lessons, a full line of equipment and apparel, as well as the Stonegate Bar & Grille. The golf course features rolling fairways and large undulating greens. If you are looking for an outing for your company or organization, we can customize the perfect package for you, including a full menu of catering options.
Rainbow Ranch, Inc.
4345 South 44th Avenue
New Era, MI
Owned by the same family since 1949, Rainbow Ranch is yours to enjoy. There’s nothing that compares to seeing the beautiful scenery of West Michigan on horseback. If you love trees, river trails, wildlife, scenery and horses, ride the trails around the Rainbow Ranch.
Canoeing / Kayaking
135 Fruitvale Road
Canoe, raft, tube or kayak on a nationally designated recreation scenic river in Manistee National Forest. Wonderful experience for couples, families and groups.
220 Lake St.
Zekes Charter Service
9291 Cook St.
Lucky Hat Charter
6265 Old Channel Trail
Shelley Lee Charters
8934 Burrows Street
Montague, MI 49437-1274