Manistee has become a tourist destination with all the amenities that go with that, making it a good stop for provisioning (or resting). To learn more about the city’s history stop in the Manistee County Historical Museum (231-723-5531).
If you need a ride around town, the local trolley runs a daily circuit that includes downtown, historic houses, beaches and Orchard Beach State Park (2064 Lakeshore Rd.). From the marinas you can take a stroll along the River Walk with restaurants, taverns, quaint shops and theaters. The long boardwalk along the river will take you to the Lake Michigan beach on the south side.
The Waterway Guide Team has gained extensive boating knowledge over the years, and now we are sharing all of the tips, skills and tools we’ve picked up along the way!