Fall Getaways

Crisp fall temperatures bring the spectacular colors of the season. Let us help you plan your tour of Manistee County’s scenic byways along the Lake Michgan and make the most of your fall escape to Northern Michigan!

FALL COLOR

Bright bursts of reds and golds contrast against the deep pine green landscape of our Lake Michigan shoreline, farm stands brim with the bounty of the harvest, and the fall color tour begins in Manistee County. With 4 distinct fall color tour routes, each with their own unique features, our region is the center point for your fall getaway.

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SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER

Average High Temperature: 59

Average Low Temperature: 42

 

Fall color on hiking trail
Fall aerial view from airplane

Find Your Perfect Spot

Your Manistee Vacation Awaits

01

FISHING

The rivers and lakes of our region make Manistee County a 4-season destination for world-class fishing.  In the fall our rivers are filled with salmon and steelhead, making the Big Manistee River a premier fly fishing destination for anglers from around the country.

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BRIDGES & DAMS TOUR

Manistee County is home to 3 vehicular, 3 railroad and 1 massive pedestrian bridge along with 2 hydroelectric dams and 1 egg-take/salmon harvest weir. Our self-guided Bridges & Dams Tour takes shows you the way to each of these expertly engineered structures enveloped in the natural beauty of our region.

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U-PICK ORCHARDS & FARM STANDS

Manistee County has a rich and bountiful growing season which culminates with a harvest in the fall that fills area farm stands with a diverse selection of quality, farm-raised fruits and vegetables.  U-pick orchards and farm markets populate our scenic roadways, punctuating the fall color tour experience. Don’t miss out on bounty of the fall harvest on your next visit to Manistee County!

04

HUNTING

Water fowl, small game, white tail deer, and an abundance of public access land makes Manistee County the perfect destination for the fall huntung season. From the Manistee National Forest to the preserves of the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, hunters are welcomed to explore our diverse wildlife habitats for just the right spot for their hunt.

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