Your Complete Guide to Manistee

The Victorian port city of Manistee has so much charm and history--it's worth a trip any time of year! Summertime festivals and fishing; unique old-fashioned Christmas, golf, skiing, snowmobiling...anything you're searching for regarding Manistee, we're anxious to share it with you.


For any visitor or business looking to relocate, the first place to start is for all the great restaurants, shopping, and things to do. From theater productions at the Ramsdell Theatre to all the picturesque golf courses in the region, we give you all the information on what's important in Manistee.

Weddings & Celebratons

With its location right along the shores of Lake Michigan, Manistee is a very popular location for weddings. Add our reasonable rates for photographers, caterers, and bridal attire, and you've got a winning combination for a beach or lakeshore wedding. Perhaps there's another celebration coming up, such as a reunion, anniversary or birthday party. Check out our Wedding & Celebration Guide for listings of all the rental halls, party supplies, entertainment, and more in the Manistee area.

Manistee Riverwalk

A unique feature that brings people to downtown Manistee is the 1.5 mile Riverwalk. The accessible walkway that borders the river's edge is a wonderful place to exercise, as markers are set every tenth mile. Or sit on a bench and watch the small boats and freighters that are a common sight along the river.

Manistee National Forest

Natural resources abound in the 480,000 acre Manistee National Forest. It is spread out over nine counties, and is popular for hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, hunting, snowmobiling, and ORV use. Three rivers, the Pine, Pere Marquette and Manistee all run through the National Forest. The Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness is located in the Manistee portion of the Forest, with dunes up to 4,000 years old.
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