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Visit Arcadia in Manistee County

The township of Arcadia, home of Arcadia Daze every July, is less than 15 minutes north of Onekama.

Top Things to See & Do

  • Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course: A nationally recognized first-class golf course, the Bluffs also offers fine dining and bagpiper music with a gorgeous view of Lake Michigan.
  • Inspiration Point: This popular spot along M-22 is the perfect place to get a look at Lake Michigan and the surrounding topography and absolutely breathtaking at sunset.
  • Arcadia Marsh Nature Preserve: A short trail in the Great Lakes Coastal Marsh, this area is one of the last protected marsh area. It’s a beautiful walk and a great spot for birding.
  • Arcadia Area Historical Museum: Learn about local history in a charming Victorian home with exhibits on the railroads, shipwrecks and the lumbering era.

The Great Outdoors in Arcadia

While a small town, Arcadia has a lot to offer the adventurous outdoorsman. Great fishing and boating opportunities are available. The Arcadia Marsh Nature Preserve, right on M-22, is a hidden gem that is relatively unknown. It’s a beautiful walk, and you are sure to see several species of waterfowl. The Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course offers some of the best golf in the country with challenging greens and legendary sand traps, as well as a superb fine dining kitchen.

Local Businesses

Arcadia has a few local business that are really worth the stop. Take a step back in time and visit the old fashioned sweet shop, The Arcadia Icehouse. Pick up some fresh Sievert’s maple syrup or Miller’s produce. If you are looking to spend the night, the Arcadia House Bed & Breakfast will welcome you with open arms.

For more information about the Arcadia area:

Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce

11 Cypress St., Manistee, MI  49660

(231) 723-2575

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Experience Manistee

Manistee National Forest

Manistee National Forest together with the Huron National Forest occupies almost a million acres of land in Michigan’s lower peninsula.

Manistee’s Riverwalk

The Manistee Riverwalk follows the Manistee River from Jones Street, under the US-31 bridge, behind downtown, and ends at First Street beach.

M-22 Scenic Drive

Take one of the most scenic drives in the nation as you travel across M-22 in Manistee County. A long winding road of adventure awaits!

The Vogue Theatre in Manistee

The historical Vogue Theatre in Manistee, renovated as a modern-day movie theater, shows current movies, classic films, and family movies.