Welcome to Manistee County, Michigan
A Pure Michigan Passion Destination in Northwest Michigan.
Natural beauty. It’s northern Michigan’s claim to fame, and it flourishes in Manistee County. There are no big cities or suburban sprawl in our section of the Pure Michigan Mitten. Enjoy our 25 miles of sandy Lake Michigan shoreline, three Lake Michigan harbors, inland lakes, 270 miles of rivers and four-season fisheries. Visit our charming, historic towns and marvel at our fertile farms and lush orchards, and our thousands of acres of Manistee National Forest.
There are opportunities year-round to explore our county by foot, bicycle, motorcycle and auto, x-country ski, snowshoe, ATV, snowmobile, boat, kayak and canoe, as roads, trails, rivers and lakes crisscross throughout the county. You can even explore the county by air. Use this official tourism site in Manistee County as your complete tourism resource for traveling to Manistee and Northwest Michigan.
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PUT A LITTLE
COLOR IN YOUR LIFE!
Join us for an unforgettable fall color season in Manistee County! Check out our latest Fall Color update video. We will be showcasing weekly fall color updates, LIVE from around Manistee County and Northern Michigan.
Access your FREE 2019 Fall Color Guide to Manistee County
Get ready for Fall in Northern Michigan! Access 3 complete color routes, with dozens of great places to stop along the way. Explore rivers, lakes and panoramic views of fall color. We take all of the guess work out of Fall Color in Northern Michigan with this guide. Access wineries, distilleries, breweries, Made in Michigan shops and some incredible natural wonders and historic sites.
Want a FREE printed copy of the fall guide? Click here to fill our our materials request form and be sure to select "Yes, I would like the 2019 Fall Special Edition Guide" when ordering.
Try A Self-Guided Tour in Manistee County
We have taken the guess work out of traveling in Manistee County with our self-guided tour series. We have compiled 15 self-guided tours so far and continue to add more each year as you, our loyal travelers, provide feedback on how you want to explore our region. Browse our latest tours below.