Discover Your Sanctuary

It’s what sailors have always searched for when the weather took a turn for the worse – a sanctuary. Isn’t that what we’re all looking for today amongst these shouting headlines? Our friendly, historic city may be just what the doctor ordered. Alpena is that place where history and heritage collide with relaxed outdoor adventure. Your base camp for adventuring through Northeast Michigan. Alpena, Michigan is a modern city at nature’s doorstep. We’ve turned the volume down and slowed the pace a bit so you can relax, rejuvenate and discover your family and what matters most in life, all over again, in your Sanctuary of the Great Lakes.

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Upcoming Events

19julAll Day2850th Annual Michigan Brown Trout Festival(All Day) Alpena Marina, 400 E Chisholm St, Alpena, MI 49707

11augAll Day17Alpena County Fair(All Day) Alpena County Fairgrounds, 625 S 11th Ave, Alpena, MI 49707

06sepAll Day08Posen Potato Festival(All Day) Posen Consolidated School, 10575 Michigan Ave, Posen, MI 49776

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