Onekama

Portage Lake

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In 1845, Adam Stronach built a lumber mill on the channel between Lake Michigan and Portage Lake. Onekama (the Indian name for Portage) was settled and soon had two major railroads; the Manistee and the Northwestern. Onekama reached village status in 1891 and was considered a favorite spot for tourism in the early 1900s. Today, the village consists of many prospering businesses including restaurants, lodging facilities, retail stores and a marina. The area is a favorite recreational location for many travelers. The Historic Portage Point Inn along with other Victorian style cottages offer a glimpse back in time when tourism first started and this great resort town was developed.

Summertime offers great outdoor opportunities with charter boat fishing, boating, swimming, windsurfing and sunbathing. The fall season offers hunting, hiking and biking and when winter arrives the outdoor fun keeps going. With ice fishing on Portage Lake, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and skiing, winter enthusiasts can get their fill. From glistening Portage Lake to sparkling Lake Michigan, come; fill your days with cool breezes, incredible sunsets and numerous recreational opportunities. You won’t regret a single, lingering moment in this tranquil two-lake town.

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Onekama Weather

Now
CLEAR
57°F
CLEAR, humidity 82%, barometer 29.92,
wind 9 mph NNW
Wednesday
Variable clouds with a shower in places
68°F | 52°F
Variable clouds with a shower in places
Thursday
A t-storm in the area in the afternoon
75°F | 54°F
A t-storm in the area in the afternoon
Friday
Clouds and sun with a shower or t-storm
76°F | 55°F
Clouds and sun with a shower or t-storm
Saturday
Clouds and sun with a shower or t-storm
75°F | 53°F
Clouds and sun with a shower or t-storm
Sunday
Partly sunny and pleasant
77°F | 57°F
Partly sunny and pleasant

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