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Experience Spring, Summer and Fall in Curtis, Michigan
New Season, Great Reason to Visit Curtis
The MLATB, Manistique Lakes Area Tourism Bureau would like to welcome you Curtis, MI. Curtis is well known as the UP's, "Unique Waterfront Village" bordered by the Manistique Lakes. There is no better time to enjoy this water wonderland than spring, summer and fall.
Fall Season Special Event - Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest will be held on September 30th, 12:00 Noon - 8:00 pm in downtown Curtis, Michigan. Come and share in a great experience.
Oktoberfest offers: soft pretzels & beer, chicken dinner with sides, 2 live bands (Rough Boys & Cruz Control), wine pull, pie sale, popcorn, a 5K Fun/Run Walk, and there will also be vendors there. This is brought to you by the Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce.
Mackinac County is located in the center of the Upper Peninsula's largest lake complex, which consists of: North Manistique Lake (also known as Round Lake), Big Manistique Lake, South Manistique Lake, Milakokia Lake, Lake Ann Louise, and Millecoquins Lake.
Vacationers enjoy a variety of warm weather to more cool temps for recreational opportunities, events, spectacular accommodations, and the Erickson Center which hosts art, music and physical enrichment activities. Please visit the Events Calendar to find dates on other great Sept, Oct and early November events.
Fall visitors enjoy world-class fishing, whitetail deer hunting, mushrooming, canoeing, kayaking, boating, and ATV & ORVing. Curtis also has three area golf courses: The Newberry Country Club, The Indian Lake Golf & Country Club in Manistique and the Hiawatha Sportsman's club.
“Curtis is located in the center of the Upper Peninsula's largest lake complex, which consists of the North Manistique Lake, Big Manistique Lake, South Manistique Lake, Milakokia Lake, Lake Ann Louise, and Millecoquins Lake!”
Pure Curtis Fishing
The Manistique Lakes Complex in combination to the smaller lakes in the area equals well over 20,000 acres of inland lake water to enjoy. If you combine this fishing opportunity with the addition of the nearby great lakes of Superior and Michigan, and hundreds of miles of rivers and streams you've got the ultimate fishing opportunities in the mid-west.
The Lakes provide a variety of cool water fish which include: Muskie up to 40 lbs, Northern Pike, Walleye, Large and Small mouth Bass, Perch, Bluegill, Sunfish, Rock Bass, and Bullheads. The rivers and streams provide Brook, Brown, Rainbow, and Steel-head Trout, plus great smelt runs in the spring.
“The Portage Anglers have successfully increased the quality of fish population, public access, habitat and structure of the Manistique Lakes in Curtis.”
The MLATB has a variety of quality Curtis, MI lodging types to fit your needs. Whether you are looking for lakefront, riverfront, pet-friendly, or perhaps the perfect hunting and fishing cabin, our members have the place for you. Our members offer a diverse selection of accommodations and amenities for vacationers.
Planning Your Dream Vacation
We invite you to check out our Interactive Map and let us help you make your Curtis, MI dream vacation a reality. Since our area has so much to offer, we created this interactive map so that you our guests easily find the business types needed to make your vacation a success.
Here you can check out our area lodging, attractions and businesses with the help of our Eastern Upper Peninsula Interactive Map. "Discover Upper Peninsula's Largest Lake Complex."
Curtis Michigan is surrounded by the largest lake complex in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Vacationers enjoy a variety of year-round recreational opportunities and events. We are also within an hour of a multitude of Eastern Upper Peninsula attractions: Tahquamenon Falls, Whitefish Point & Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion (Toonerville Trolley), Seney Wildlife Refuge, Oswald's Bear Ranch, Crisp Point Lighthouse, Big Springs Palms Book State Park, and Garlyn Zoo just to name a few.
Pure Winter Fun in Curtis
It's never too early to plan ahead for our next cool weather season. The Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce grooms and maintains 140 miles of snowmobile trails. This incredible snowmobile trail system branches out in every direction and connects with the myriad of trails that total 2,500 miles in the State of Michigan. Vacationers enjoy a variety of great winter recreational opportunities, events, spectacular accommodations, and the Erickson Center which hosts art, music and physical enrichment activities. Please visit the Events Calendar to find dates on their winter events. www.ericksoncenter.org
Winter visitors enjoy world-class snowmobiling, ice-fishing, hunting, skiing, snowshoeing, along with our winter events that will be sure to make your Curtis experience wonderful . Make sure to plan ahead and explore this incredible location for all your winter fun. Please click the Learn More button for more information on Curtis, MI snowmobiling.
Curtis area fishig video below by Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest.