Visiting #MyManistee… AT HOME

Weekly Trivia… Coloring Books for the Kids… Free Images for your Phones… Daily Take-Out Updates… Virtual Tours from your Home!

The entire team at the Manistee County Visitors Bureau, along with our tourism community in the region, want you all to know we are thinking about you and can’t wait to see you all again.  However, until the time comes when we can travel, explore and gather, we urge you to stay home and enjoy these great activities we have created for the entire family! 

We will get through this, and we can’t wait to see you all again soon!

Today’s Local Feature Photo

Be sure to use #MyManistee when posting on social media for a chance to be featured here! 


Let’s have some fun with the kiddos! Here are some great #MyManistee hot spots we all know and love. Let the kids color them up, share using hashtag: #MyManisteeCOLOR and your kid could win a sweet treat from DQ!

What’cha Know Trivia…

Every Wednesday, we will post 10 new #MyManistee Trivia questions. Let’s see how much you know about Manistee County. Each week is a new theme that will put your skills to the test! Play and enter for a $25 gift certificate at a participating restaurant/take-out location! Must receive 100% to be entered (but you can take the quiz as many times as you’d like). 


Missing Manistee County? We have the perfect photo fix for you.  Our content team has pulled some of the best photos together and are making them available to you for FREE! You are free to use and set them as your phone or digital screen wallpaper, or as a custom background on your next Zoom meeting.  Start dreaming about your next trip to Manistee!  


Take-Out & Staycations… AT HOME

Grab a bite to eat and support our local small businesses in the area

Annie's Kozy Kitchen
Offering:  Indoor dining and carryout 
Hours:  Sunday-Thursday, 7:00am-2:00pm ~ Friday & Saturday, 7:00am-7:00pm
Phone: 231-848-4632

Big Al's Pizza & Subs
Offering: Indoor & Outdoor Dining, Delivery & Pick-Up.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10:00am-11:00pm ~ Friday & Saturday 10:00am until midnight.
Phone: 231-723-6239 or 723-6230 

Bill's Bar & Grill 
Hours: Open hours vary
Phone: 231-887-4144

Blue Fish Kitchen + Bar 
Offering: Dine-in, Outdoor Seating and Curbside Pick-Up.
Hours: Open 7 days a week at 11:00am
Menu: Order Online
Phone: 231-887-4188

Dairy Queen
Offering: Drive-Up Service Only
Hours: Open 11:00am-9:00pm

Iron Fish Distillery ⁣
Offering: Outdoor Seating on the Farm
Hours: Open Friday 4:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday 3:00-9:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm
Phone: 231-378-3474 For groups of 8 or more please call 

Manistee National Golf & Resort 
Offering: Indoor & Outdoor Dining
Menu: The Grille
Phone: Call 231-398-0123

North Channel Brewing 
Offering: Dine-In, Outdoor Seating & Take-Out
Menu: Online Order 
Hours:  Sunday & Monday 11:00am - 8:00pm, Tuesday thru Saturday 11:00am - 10:00pm
Phone: 231-299-1020

Northern Natural Cider House 
Offering: Outdoor Seating & Live Entertainment
Hours: 7 days a week  3:00pm-8:00pm. Food truck Roaming Harvest open Wednesday-Sunday 4:00pm-8:00pm
Phone: 231-889-0064

Onekama EZ Market 
Offering: Deli Take-Out, Butcher, Full Grocery
Menu:  Facebook

Phone: 231-889-4514

Painted Lady Saloon 
Offering:  Indoor Dining, Pick-Up, Curbside & Free Local Delivery
Menu: Facebook
Hours: Daily 7:00am -9:00pm ~ Friday’s night til 10:00pm
Phone: 231-723-2487

Redneck Yacht Club (Billy Ray & Dani Lees LLC)
Offering: Indoor Dining, Curbside Pick-Up & Carry-Out
Hours: Daily noon-9:00pm
Phone: 231-848-4993

Taco 'Bout It 
Offering: Indoor Dining & Outdoor Seating, Take-Out
Menu & Online Ordering:
Phone: 231-887-4441

TJ's Pub 
Offering: Dine-In, Outdoor Seating & Take-Out
Hours:  Daily until 11:00pm
Phone: 231-398-9174

Trak's Bar & Grill 
Offering:  Indoor & Outdoor Dining and Take-Out
Hours: Monday-Wednesday 11:00am-10:00pm, Thursday-Saturday 11:00am-11:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-9:00pm
Phone: 231-477-5944


Arcadia Bluffs 
Open: Book a Reservation Online
Phone: 1-800-494-8666


Arcadia House Bed & Breakfast 
Open: Check Availability
Phone: 231-


Bear Lake Bed and Breakfast 
Open: Book Now
Phone: 231-


CENTURY 21 Boardwalk Vacation Rentals 
Open: Check Availability
Phone: 231-645-7368


Crystal Adventures 
Open: Accommodations
Phone: 231-378-2831


Days Inn
Open: Book Now
Phone: 231-723-8385


Dempsey Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn
Open: Book Now
Phone: 616-


Inn at the Alpine
Open:  Book Now
Phone: 231-889-4281


Insta Launch Cabins & Marina
Open: Cabins, Canoes, Kayaks & Boat Rental
Phone: 231-


Lake Shore Motel


Little River Casino Resort
Open: Book Now
Phone: 231-723-1535


Manistee National Golf & Resort
Open: Call to book lodging & tee times
Phone: 231-398-0123


Manistee Outpost Motel
Open: Call for reservations
Phone: 231-723-7500


Microtel Inn & Suites
Open: Book Now
Phone: 231-


Northwoods Cabins
Open:  Call for a reservation
Phone: 231-


Pleasant Valley Resort Motel
Open: Book Now
Phone: 231-


Portage Lake Motel
Open:  Book Direct
Phone: 231-889-4921


Portage Point Resort
Open: Book Now
Phone: 231-889-7500


Ramsdell Inn
Open: Reserve a Room
Phone: 231-398-7901


Super 8
Open:  Book Now
Phone: 231-794-6140


Sunset Valley Resort
Open:  Find a Room
Phone: 231-889-5987


Unsalted Vacations
Open:  Check Availability
Phone: 616-224-0005


West Shore Rentals
Open: Check Availability
Phone: 231-723-6599




Crystal Adventures 
Offering:  Watercraft, ATV & Snowmobile Rentals
Open: 9:00am-5:00pm
Phone: 231-378-2831

G&D Alpaca Farm
Offering: Now featuring a “Pick a Bouquet “ So many flowers to choose from! It is sure to lift your spirits!
Hours: 10am-4pm
Phone: 231-723-2838

Gouker Fly Fishing
Offering:  Year-Round Fishing Guide
Open: 9:00am-5:00pm
Phone: 231-510-5859

Little River Casino Resort
Offering: Entertainment
Open: Due to capacity limitations, only guests aged 18 and up will be allowed in the building
Phone:  231-723-1535

Manistee Adventures
Offering:  Watercraft & Bike Rentals
Open: 9:00am-5:00pm
Phone: 231-233-3265

Manistee County Library
Offering: Events
Open: Call for hours
Phone: 231-723-2519

Orchard Beach Aviation
Offering: Scenic Airplane Tours
Open: Daily 10:00am-6:00pm
Phone:  231-723-8095

Pine River Paddlesports 
Offering:  Canoe & Kayak Rental
Open: 9:00am-5:00pm
Phone: 231-862-3471

Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts
Open: Programs
Box Office Phone: 231-398-9269
Business Phone:  231-398-9770

Riverside Canoe Trips 
Offering:  Canoe, Kayak, Float the Platte River
Open: 9:00am-5:00pm
Phone: 231-325-5622

The Vogue Theatre
Open:  Now Showing
Phone: 231-222-5199

Tilmann Outfitters
Offering:  Big Lake & River Fishing Charter
Open: 9:00am-5:00pm
Phone: 231-510-9345

West Shore Community College
Offering: Ice Arena, Recreation Center, Performing Arts and Music Ensemble
Phone:  231-845-6211

Wilderness Canoe Trips 
Offering:  Canoe, Kayak, Float the Platte River
Open: 9:00am-7:00pm
Phone: 231-885-1485



  • Douglas Valley Winery: Downtown Tasking Room closed: or leave us a message at 231-887-3333 - Order:
  • Glik's: Open - Website is still open for orders at 
  • The Ideal Kitchen: Open - Curbside still available if you would like! Watch Facebook videos for new arrivals and cooking inspiration. If at any time, you need something, Please feel free to contact me via private message or email. Call (231) 398-9895 for more information.
  • Kellie's Hallmark Shop: Open for curbside delivery. Check out the online store Call (231) 723-6449 for more information.
  • Manistee Beverage Company: Open and offering curb-side service. Call (231) 887-4644 for more information
  • Maryann's Antiques: Open - We will be using all safety precautions including wearing masks for your safety and are requiring masks be worn for our safely. We are so happy to have the doors open again and are looking forward to seeing all of you! Call (231) 398-9433 after their opening date for more information
  • Northern Spirits Gifts: Open - also open for curbside pickup. Call (231) 398-0131 for more information
  • Outpost of Manistee: Open - Men’s and Ladies summer hats now 25% off.
  • Patina: Open Friday-Sunday, 11am-3pm. Call (312) 909-0115 for more information
  • Redeemed: We are open Monday through Saturday 11 to 6. Please practice social distancing and wear a mask. - 231-887-4222
  • Snyder's Shoes: We are open for walk-ins! Monday-Saturday, 9am-6pm, Sunday, 10am-4pm. Check out live videos on FB! Call (231) 723-3383 for more information.
  • Surroundings: We are open! Hours: Monday - Saturday, 9am-6pm, Sunday, Closed - Lounge is also open, but will have a limit as to how many people can be in the back at once. If you would still life to use our curbside service, please call 723-0637 to place your order.
    • Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club (The Bluffs Course and The South Course): Open - Our standard of offering you an exceptional experience in an environment where exceptional cleanliness and personal service remains as strong as ever. Upon request, one of our Managers will be pleased to provide more detailed information regarding our safety protocols. For inquiries or tee times please call (800) 494-8666.
    • Bear Lake Highlands: Open -  Golf carts are available! We are excited to have you back at Bear Lake Highlands! Call (231) 398-3980 for more information. 
    • Manistee Golf & Country Club: Open! Today is a great day for a round of golf on the shores of Lake Michigan! Twilight rates start at 3pm - $33 Or enjoy the sunset! after 6pm - $25. Call for tee times 231.723.2509 Hope to see you soon!
    • Manistee National Golf Resort: Open! Call the Golf Shop for a tee time and to prepay at 231-398-0123 or visit for more information. 2020 Manistee National Memberships are available! 
  • Tippy Dam Recreation Area: Open
  • Twin Oaks Campground: Open, call (231) 848-4124
  • Kampvilla RV Park: Open, call 231-864-3757 or 1-800-968-0027


While you are AT HOME, enjoy any of these great virtual tours in and around Manistee County. From Historic Sites, to Natural Wonders, we have something you can explore from the comfort of your own home!


Historic Sites Tours

Let’s step back in time and explore over 100 historic sites around Manistee County. With dozens of videos and hundreds of photos, you can explore 6 tour routes from the comfort of your own couch!

Browse some of our interactive videos here before jumping into one of our designated tour routes.



Bridges & Dams Tour

How can you not love the beauty and engineering that goes into these amazing structures?  Manistee County is home to 3 vehicular, 3 railroad and 1 massive pedestrian bridge along with 2 hydroelectric dams and 1 egg-take/salmon harvest weir. If you are a fan of these beautiful structures and appreciate the engineering, you are to enjoy this self-guided tour throughout Manistee County.



Natural Wonders Tour

Traverse the shores of Lake Michigan and explore our Natural Wonders. These nine sites were selected as part of this year’s Natural Wonders Tour because they have an amazing story t h a t we want t o share with yo u . From the artesian wells in Onekama, to the picturesque views atop Old Baldy, we take you on a walk, hike and drive through Manistee County.



Let’s start thinking about your next trip to Manistee County!