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Things to do during "cabin time" in Rapid River
Rapid River, MI cabins on Little Bay de Noc are tucked away in the pristine Upper Peninsula. Rapid River, Michigan is the vacation where you can truly experience what it means to escape and take it slow.
Rapid River is the escape for the outdoor, lighthouse, and history enthusiasts. Whether you take to the lake or spend the day exploring on land, the days are sure to fly by. Located right on Little Bay Du Noc, fishermen will be thrilled to find plentiful walleye and bass swim in these cool blue waters. If you prefer a little more adventure on the water, take a quick 15 minute drive to Gladstone, MI, to rent kayaks, paddle boards, or even jet-skis.
If dry land is your preference, you still may not want to venture far from the water. One of the areas most notable landmarks is the Peninsula Point Lighthouse. Whether you pack a picnic and spend the day enjoying this serene spot or stop by just long enough for sunset, it’s a must on your vacation to-do list. And make sure you walk up to the top.
The Upper Peninsula, or the U.P. as it is known by the locals, is rich with with trees and nature, and what better way to experience it then one of the nearby trails. If you haven’t witnessed enough natural beauty, hike the Haymeadow Creek Falls Trail to find the waterfall. Continue to explore this beautiful area by bike on the Maywood history trail or break out the motorcycles and take the Grand du Noc trail. If you happen to be vacationing during the winter months, add the Rapid River Ski Trail to your agenda. The cross country trails are always immaculately groomed and have different trails for various skill levels.
The Upper Peninsula is known for its charming towns and you will find yourself in close vicinity to more than one. First off, stop in Rapid River; grab a delicious ice cream treat at the Dairy Flo while you peruse the interesting works at Rich Braston’s UPcycled Art shop. The next small town is Gladstone, though feel free to stop in Kipling on the way. Gladstone is where golfers will want to spend their days, with 2 lush courses to choose from.If you continue on, you will find yourself in Escanaba, a port town right on Lake Michigan. Escanaba is the perfect place to explore history, and find more lighthouses! The Delta History Museum gives you a little bit of both, as the museum admission also includes the lighthouse. Spend the rest of the day at the park, or rent paddleboards and explore the blue waters of the lake. Still have energy to burn. The bumper cars and mini golf at the Family Fun Park might be just what you need. There truly is something here for all ages.
Your Rapid River rental is waiting for you, and you know you could use the relaxation. Pack your bike and your hiking shoes and prepare yourself to explore the beauty of the UP.
Make sure you talk to rental owners about the many Rapid River seasonal events and day trips. At RentMichiganCabins.com you compare MI rentals and Little Bay de Noc lodging here, then book DIRECTLY with the owners or local property managers. Get the guaranteed lowest rate and best local advice.