Located in the center of Northern Lower Michigan's Snow Belt, the Gaylord area averages over 180 inches of snow annually and is surrounded by rolling hills, thousands of acres of unspoiled forests and over 300 miles of groomed snowmobile trails.
Getaway to Gaylord, Michigan
Gaylord is truly northern Michigan's center. Surrounded by rolling hills and unspoiled forests, Gaylord boasts over 180 inches of annual snowfall making the most enjoyable and challenging cross country skiing in Michigan. Boasting the only elk herd east of the Mississippi, try to catch a glimpse of these elusive forest dwellers. Ride out your door from more than a dozen Gaylord-area accommodations to more than 500 miles of snowmobile trails. In Gaylord, it's all outdoors.
Our dead-center position in the tip of the mitt means the sky above blows in big blizzards of lake-effect snowfall all winter long. Gaylord has many options to suit the outdoor adventurer.
Gaylord keeps rollin' with a full roster of family fun and great celebrations.
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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