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Manistee was born out of the lumber boom in the 1800's. At it's height, this small Northern MI town was home to more millionaires (in the form of lumber barons) per capita than other city in the United States.
As a result, beautiful historic buildings make up the backdrop of Manistee. Today, Manistee has a big hand in agriculture, fruit farming, as well as being a summertime destination for tourists from all over the country.
Sandwiched between Lake Michigan and Huron-Manistee National Forest, Manistee has become an outdoor wonderland for both residents and visitors alike.
Manistee boasts miles of some of the best shorelines in the country. Soft sand, clear blue water, and gorgeous skylines give way to beautiful parks and event venues.
Situated on the corner of US31 and renown M22, LRCR is a mecca for shows, gambling, events, and more. Completely renovated in 2016, it is a great way to enjoy everything Manistee has to offer! Stay in one of the luxurious hotel rooms, or park your camper in the RV park.
Covering over 480,000 acres, the Manistee National Forest, along with the neighboring Huron National Forest, you'll have plenty of ways to enjoy Northern MI's natural beauty. From hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, hunting, snowmobiling, and more!
Manistee's Historic Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts is listed is in the National Register of Historic Places. Built originally in 1903 and fully restored in the mid 90's, the theatre is home to various events, weddings, theatrical performances and more. It is a vital part of Manistee's pules!
MI Highway 22 starts in Manistee County, right near Little River Casino Resort and runs north along the shoreline. Take a coastal tour in the summer months, follow that up with a color tour in the fall, and a enjoy winter's beauty after a snowfall! Take in that Northern MI experience.
Check out this beautiful aerial tour around Manistee. The colors during October are simply stunning. Whether you are making Manistee your year-round or summer home, you have to appreciate Northern Michigan's natural charm.
Video was provided courtesy of Timeless Aerial Photography. You can check out their other videos on their YouTube channel!