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Attractions & Tours 

Ever get the feeling someone is following you? Walk with prehistoric creatures at Dinosaur Gardens.

Walk with dinosaurs, sail through a Great Lakes storm, paddle in a kayak, or snowshoe the backcountry. Whatever the season, there are always things to see and do in the Sanctuary of the Great Lakes. From Michigan’s longest continuously-run mini golf course, to one of America’ great roadside attractions featuring a prehistoric zoo, the whole family will find something to love about visiting the Alpena area. 

See below for a list of sure-to-please attractions and tours:

 

 

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1150 Salina Rd.
Lachine, MI 49753

401 River Street
Alpena, MI 49707

211 North First Ave
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (989) 356-6188
Website

Special collections: Genealogy, Best-Sellers, Large-Print, Audios, Videos, CD-Roms, Internet, Word Processors, 12 Newspa
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500 W. Fletcher St.
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (888) 469-4696
Website

Explore the shipwrecks of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary on the 65-foot glass-bottomed Lady Michigan! Two large v
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125 W. White St.
Alpena, MI 49707

109 N. Second Ave
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (989) 356-4877
Website

Art in the Loft at Gallery 109 is a fine arts gallery featuring the work of local, regional and nationally recognized ar
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2516 Bloom Rd.
Alpena, MI 49707

491 Johnson St
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (989) 356-2202
Website

Northeast Michigan’s Center for Art, History, and Science. ART: The Museum has an extensive collection of art that
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14 Miles north of Alpena
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (989) 340-2288
E-Mail Address: info@visitalpena.com

Besser Natural Area & Ghost Village of Bell Located just 14 miles north of Alpena. Take US-23 North to East Grand
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121 S. State Ave.
Hillman, MI 49746

11160 U.S. 23 South
Ossineke, MI 49766

500 W. Fletcher St.
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: 989-356-8805, ext. 18
Website

Biking is one of the best ways to explore Alpena! Plan your adventure with the Friends of the Thunder Bay National Marin
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205 Water Street.
Alpena, MI 49707

204 West Washington Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707

Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (305) 900-8240

Middle Island Light Station is located in Lake Huron, halfway between Thunder Bay Island and Presque Isle. There are sev
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Off US-23, 20 miles south of Alpena
Harrisville, MI 48740

Phone: (989) 724-5126
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Negwegon State Park GPS: 44.865832, -83.327580 Distance from Alpena: 20 miles South of Alpena on US-23. US-23 S.
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4500 E. Grand Lake Rd
Presque Isle, MI 49777

Phone: (989) 595-9917
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The Presque Isle Light Station includes three historic buildings. The light tower, which connects to a keeper’s dwelli
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5295 E. Grand Lake Rd
Presque Isle, MI 49777

Phone: (989) 595-6979
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The Old Presque Isle Lighthouse is one of the oldest surviving lighthouses on the Great Lakes. Built in 1840 by Jeremiah
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Duck Park on corner of Long Rapids Rd. & US-23
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (989) 884-1702
E-Mail Address: info@performancelocker.com
Website

Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Book Rentals By Appointment 24/7 HERE New! All Rentals Located At Duck Park (Co
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Stevens Twin sinkholes off Leer Road
Alpena Area, MI 49707

Phone: (989) 340-2288
Website

Stevens Twin Sinkholes GPS: 45.18231, -83.71981, near the corner of Leer Rd and Maple Lane Rd, approx. 20 minutes fro
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Located 24 miles north of Alpena on US 23 North
Alpena Area, MI 49707

Phone: (231) 627-9011
Website

Thompson's Harbor State Park Located 24 miles north of Alpena on US 23 North This natural area encompasses 5,000 a
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127 W. Chisholm St.
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (989) 356-6678
Website

Visit the Thunder Bay Arts Council&rsquo
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500 W. Fletcher St.
Alpena, MI 49707

Phone: (989) 356-8805
Website

The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary preserves a national treasure, nearly 200 historic shipwrecks in and around th
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27800 M-32
Hillman, MI 49746

400 N. Second
Alpena, MI 49707

751 Woodward Ave.
Alpena 49707

3001 Werth Road
Alpena 49707

(989) 340-2288

El Cajon Bay Underwater Sinkhole GPS: 45.08629, -83.31786,  Take  N 2nd Ave, turn right onto E Hueber
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Mystery Valley Sinkhole GPS: 45.21225, -83.73243 Mystery Valley is a unit of the Thunder Bay Karst Preserve, along
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Rockport State Recreation Area Sinkholes GPS: 45.202533, -83.384076, take US-23 North, turn right on Rockport Road, t
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End of LaComb Road in Maple Ridge Township

Maple Ridge Township Park End of LaComb Road in Maple Ridge Township, approx. 15 minutes northwest of the city of Alp
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Ocqueoc Falls

The nation’s first fully accessible waterfall. Ocqueoc is the lower Peninsula’s largest waterfall and is also the
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end of Rockport Road, Alpena

Michigan's 100th State park is one of the most unique state parks in the midwest. The variety of terrain and unique geol
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1016 S. State Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707 US

Phone: (989) 354-0679

Open since 1961, Lee's Miniature Golf is the longest running mini golf course in the state of Michigan
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2621 Karsten Rd.
Rogers City, MI 49779 US

1496 M-32 West
Alpena, MI 49707 US

Phone: (989) 356-6118
Website

An escape room is a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints and strategies. Come try us out!
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4820 French Rd.
Alpena, MI 49707 US

Phone: (989) 464-7718
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Come pan for rough gemstones and crystals at our outdoor sluice.
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List of Businesses

Businesses found: 38

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AJ'S Garden & Produce

1150 Salina Rd.
Lachine, MI 49753

Alpena Adventures

3001 Werth Road
Alpena 49707
(989) 464-7241

Alpena Civic Theatre

401 River Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Alpena County George N. Fletcher Library

211 North First Ave
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-6188
Special collections: Genealogy, Best-Sellers, Large-Print, Audios, Videos, CD-Roms, Internet, Word Processors, 12 Newspa More

Alpena Escape Rooms

1496 M-32 West
Alpena, MI 49707
United States
Phone: (989) 356-6118
An escape room is a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints and strategies. Come try us out! More

Alpena Pedal & Paddle Rentals, by Performance Locker

Duck Park on corner of Long Rapids Rd. & US-23
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 884-1702
Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Book Rentals By Appointment 24/7 HERE New! All Rentals Located At Duck Park (Co More

Alpena Shipwreck Tours

500 W. Fletcher St.
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (888) 469-4696
Explore the shipwrecks of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary on the 65-foot glass-bottomed Lady Michigan! Two large v More

Alpena Symphony Orchestra

125 W. White St.
Alpena, MI 49707

Art In The Loft at Gallery 109

109 N. Second Ave
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-4877
Art in the Loft at Gallery 109 is a fine arts gallery featuring the work of local, regional and nationally recognized ar More

ARZO Sports and Fun Park

2516 Bloom Rd.
Alpena, MI 49707

Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan

491 Johnson St
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-2202
Northeast Michigan’s Center for Art, History, and Science. ART: The Museum has an extensive collection of art that More

Besser Natural Area & Ghost Village of Bell

14 Miles north of Alpena
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 340-2288
Besser Natural Area & Ghost Village of Bell Located just 14 miles north of Alpena. Take US-23 North to East Grand More

Brush Creek Mill

121 S. State Ave.
Hillman, MI 49746

Cedar Panning

4820 French Rd.
Alpena, MI 49707
United States
Phone: (989) 464-7718
Come pan for rough gemstones and crystals at our outdoor sluice. More

Dinosaur Gardens, LLC

11160 U.S. 23 South
Ossineke, MI 49766

El Cajon Sinkhole

(989) 340-2288
El Cajon Bay Underwater Sinkhole GPS: 45.08629, -83.31786,  Take  N 2nd Ave, turn right onto E Hueber More

Friends of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Bike Rental

500 W. Fletcher St.
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: 989-356-8805, ext. 18
Biking is one of the best ways to explore Alpena! Plan your adventure with the Friends of the Thunder Bay National Marin More

Knaebe’s Mmmunchy Krunchy Apple Farm

2621 Karsten Rd.
Rogers City, MI 49779
United States

Laser Team Challenge

205 Water Street.
Alpena, MI 49707

Lasting Expressions

204 West Washington Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707

Lee’s Miniature Golf

1016 S. State Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707
United States
Phone: (989) 354-0679
Open since 1961, Lee's Miniature Golf is the longest running mini golf course in the state of Michigan More
Business Amenities
  • Water View
  • Restaurant Nearby
  • Beach Access
  • On Waterfront

Maple Ridge Township Park

End of LaComb Road in Maple Ridge Township
Maple Ridge Township Park End of LaComb Road in Maple Ridge Township, approx. 15 minutes northwest of the city of Alp More

Middle Island Light Station

Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (305) 900-8240
Middle Island Light Station is located in Lake Huron, halfway between Thunder Bay Island and Presque Isle. There are sev More

Mystery Valley Sinkhole

Mystery Valley Sinkhole GPS: 45.21225, -83.73243 Mystery Valley is a unit of the Thunder Bay Karst Preserve, along More

Negwegon State Park

Off US-23, 20 miles south of Alpena
Harrisville, MI 48740
Phone: (989) 724-5126
Negwegon State Park GPS: 44.865832, -83.327580 Distance from Alpena: 20 miles South of Alpena on US-23. US-23 S. More
Business Amenities
  • Vault toilet
  • Hand pump water well

New Presque Isle Lighthouse

4500 E. Grand Lake Rd
Presque Isle, MI 49777
Phone: (989) 595-9917
The Presque Isle Light Station includes three historic buildings. The light tower, which connects to a keeper’s dwelli More

Ocqueoc Falls

Ocqueoc Falls
The nation’s first fully accessible waterfall. Ocqueoc is the lower Peninsula’s largest waterfall and is also the More

Old Presque Isle Lighthouse

5295 E. Grand Lake Rd
Presque Isle, MI 49777
Phone: (989) 595-6979
The Old Presque Isle Lighthouse is one of the oldest surviving lighthouses on the Great Lakes. Built in 1840 by Jeremiah More

Rockport State Recreation Area

end of Rockport Road, Alpena
Michigan's 100th State park is one of the most unique state parks in the midwest. The variety of terrain and unique geol More

Sinkholes at Rockport State Recreation Area

Rockport State Recreation Area Sinkholes GPS: 45.202533, -83.384076, take US-23 North, turn right on Rockport Road, t More

Stevens Twin Sinkholes

Stevens Twin sinkholes off Leer Road
Alpena Area, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 340-2288
Stevens Twin Sinkholes GPS: 45.18231, -83.71981, near the corner of Leer Rd and Maple Lane Rd, approx. 20 minutes fro More

Thompson's Harbor State Park

Located 24 miles north of Alpena on US 23 North
Alpena Area, MI 49707
Phone: (231) 627-9011
Thompson's Harbor State Park Located 24 miles north of Alpena on US 23 North This natural area encompasses 5,000 a More

Thunder Bay Arts Council and Gallery

127 W. Chisholm St.
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-6678
Visit the Thunder Bay Arts Council&rsquo More

Thunder Bay Knocker Ball

751 Woodward Ave.
Alpena 49707

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center

500 W. Fletcher St.
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-8805
The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary preserves a national treasure, nearly 200 historic shipwrecks in and around th More

Thunder Bay Resort

27800 M-32
Hillman, MI 49746

Thunder Bay Theatre, Inc.

400 N. Second
Alpena, MI 49707

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