The heart of Northern Michigan, Gaylord is centered on the 45th parallel, with picturesque scenery and charming downtown shopping district. Surrounded by rolling hills, unspoiled forests and over 300 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Enjoy cross country skiing, 17 championship golf courses, over 100 lakes and five blue ribbon trout streams.
Gaylord is truly northern Michigan's center. Surrounded by rolling hills and unspoiled forests, it's the perfect spot to enjoy fall's fiery show. Boasting the only elk herd east of the Mississippi, try to catch a glimpse of these elusive forest dwellers. Get lost in the game on one of 17 premier golf courses. Bike or hike along the 62-mile North Central State Trail from Gaylord to Mackinaw City. Stroll the charming Alpine-themed downtown shopping district. In Gaylord, it's all outdoors.
Gaylord keeps rollin' with a full roster of family fun and great celebrations.
From big-woods adventure to a wee walk in the park, Gaylord has many options to suit any adventurer.
Boredom is never a consideration in Otsego County. Venture out and discover how we put smiles on your faces.
Stay in a Gaylord area resort in one of nature's most beautiful surroundings. Accommodations range from modern to luxurious, to rustic and economical.
Gaylord's Alpine themed downtown offers quaint, clean, top-notch shopping, galleries and restaurants.
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