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Through the Lens: Instagram Fans Recap Summer in Alpena

Posted on September 19th, 2018
On Saturday summer will be officially over. We will start to tune into the earthy smells of autumn, the wind, the colors, and the breeze. But, wait! Before we get into “pumpkin spice everything” with our obligatory flannel shirts, let us reminisce on the beautiful warm days of summer Alpena was b…

What’s Happening in Alpena for the 4th of July?

Posted on July 2nd, 2018
Celebrate America’s 241st birthday with this dynamic, all-American small town! Alpena, Michigan has become famous for plentiful 4th of July extravaganzas, and we’d hate to see you miss out! Cardboard Boat Regatta Check out these fun-filled red, white, and blue events below …

Top Must-See Independence Day Celebrations Around Alpena!

Posted on June 27th, 2017
Alpena’s upcoming Independence Day celebration- Don’t miss out on these must-see, must-do events happening on the 4th of July in Alpena this year! Photo courtesy of Paul Gerow Alpena is gearing up to celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, one of our most beloved h…

49 Fun Must-do Adventures for Families in your Sanctuary of the Great Lakes!

Posted on March 30th, 2017
Shin-ga-ba Shores Playground There are plenty of things to keep your family busy while you visit Alpena: Sanctuary of the Great Lakes. From Exploring the great outdoors, to experiencing interactive indoor activities, you won’t have time to be bored. Here’s our list of the top 49 fami…

Will We See You on the Fourth?

Posted on June 29th, 2016
Alpena is a favorite destination for visitors during the summer months, especially during the Fourth of July. There is a noticeably festive spirit in the air as Alpena celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Sand Sculptures at Starlite Beach (photo courtesy Tiffany McConnel…

Quick Guide to 5k’s and Recreation Events in Alpena

Posted on May 4th, 2016
Vince pushes through the hilly terrain at the Chippewa Hills mountain bike race Tie up your laces, dust off your paddle boards, and tune up those bikes because spring is here, and so begins the outdoor activities to fuel up your mind, body, and spirit. With events starting as early as this weekend from…

You Might Love Alpena If…

Posted on March 8th, 2016
Dark skies abound in the Sanctuary of the Great Lakes; photo courtesy of Paul Gerow …you love snorkeling and diving the shipwrecks of  Thunder Bay in the waters of Lake Huron, unsalted and shark-free! …you love ripping through the trails of Chippewa Hills Pathway on your mountain bike; hills a…

I love this land! Hooray for Red, White, and Blue!

Posted on June 24th, 2015
Alpena is a favorite destination for visitors during the summer months, especially during the Fourth of July. There is a noticeably festive spirit in the air as Alpena celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. For our community, the excitement begins as early as March, when Alpe…