Visit Grayling – Lodging and Recreation, Grayling, Michigan

Welcome To Grayling, Michigan

Located in the heart of Northern Michigan, Grayling is an outdoor paradise. Fishing, hiking, canoeing, snowmobiling, skiing, hunting – Grayling has it all.

Grayling is perhaps best known for the beautiful AuSable River that winds through the center of town. It is the site of the world’s longest canoe marathon, and a legendary trout fishery.

At VisitGrayling.Com we hope to bring you all the best that Grayling has to offer. Check back often for the latest things to see and do in the Grayling area.

Grayling Area News and Specials

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Labor Day Weekend Clearance Sale! – August 31 to September 3, 2018
[ August 31, 2018 to September 3, 2018. ] Don't miss our ANNUAL BLOW-OUT SALE on Labor Day Weekend! - 30-50% OFF most of of last year’s winter jackets, fleeces, pants, kids clothing, boots and shoes, plus select hats, gloves and more. - Clearance on The North Face, Columbia, Swix, Salomon, Patagonia, Merrell, Kari Traa, Bjorn Daehlie, Smartwool, Skhoop Skirts, and more. - Big sale on cross [...] more...

Hanson Hills Photos – Winter 2015 – 2016
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Hanson Hills Photos – Winter 2015 – 2016 – via Hanson Hills Page on Facebook (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view) View Hanson Hills Photos – Winter 2015 – 2016 on Facebook >>>> Visit Hanson Hills Website >>>> more...

Featured Lodging

Fay’s Motel
Motel owners with a “Bed and Breakfast Attitude” Guaranteed clean with prices that you can live with. All rooms include: Microwave and fridge. Direct dial phones and extended cable T.V. We have singles, doubles, cottages with kitchenettes, and Private two person Jacuzzi Suites. Snowmobilers: Owner is a Groomer Driver E-mailed Trail Reports Ammenities include: Heated Garage just in case you have repairs to do. An acre [...] more...

Ramada Grayling Hotel and Conference Center
Enhance your northern Michigan experience when you stay at our full-service Ramada Grayling Hotel and Conference Center. Located just off Interstate 75 next to Grayling Golf Club at the western edge of Huron National Forest, our non-smoking Grayling hotel near Camp Grayling offers 151 rooms for your comfort and convenience. Dine at our on-site restaurant, AuSable [...] more...

Days Inn Grayling
Located off Interstate 75, our Grayling hotel near the Au Sable River is ideal for a trip to Lower Michigan. We have 24-hour front desk service and a concierge to help you get more from your stay. Our pet-friendly Grayling, MI, hotel has king, double queen and Jacuzzi suites, as well as handicapped-accessible rooms. Every morning [...] more...

Beach Front Hotel – Houghton Lake
Stay at this Houghton Lake hotel nestled on the shore of Michigan’s largest inland lake and enjoy numerous recreation opportunities. Swimming, boating, water skiing, jet skiing and fishing is all available to you. In the winter months you are close to snow-skiing, cross country skiing and groomed snowmobile trails. Enjoy Four Seasons of Fun on Michigan’s Other [...] more...

North Country Lodge
Welcome to the North Country Lodge, located in beautiful Grayling, Michigan. We offer top of the line accommodations at affordable prices. Whether you stay will be long or short, we have the ability to accommodate your needs. Please give us a call. Our staff is very pleasant, friendly and helpful. We know [...] more...

Featured Dining

Paddle Hard Brewing
Life’s Short! Paddle Hard! Thats why we are handcrafting awesome beer in one of Northern Michigan’s greatest towns. Grayling, the heart of the north, is famous for fast canoes and cold water and that’s exactly how we make our beer. Fast and all over the place with no rhyme, reason or plan! The mantra here in our [...] more...

Spike’s Keg ‘O’ Nails
Spike’s Keg ‘O’ Nails restaurant and tavern has served families, vacationers, business people and Camp Grayling military service men and women since 1933. Conveniently located on I75 Business Loop downtown Grayling, Michigan on the banks of the AuSable River. “The Meeting Place of the North” “The Friendliest Place in Town” Spike’s Keg ‘O’ Nails restaurant and tavern has served [...] more...

Ray’s Barbeque – Brews & Blues
We're a BBQ joint on the banks of the Au Sable River in Grayling Michigan. Hand crafted BBQ, 30 craft beers on tap and great blues music. more...

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17 hours ago

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#tbt to the dog days of winter. Can’t wait to hit the @hartwickpinesstatepark trails again with this pooch! #xcski #skidog #xcskihq ...

23 hours ago

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College Cross Country at Hanson Hills!! Kirtland Community College will be hosting all twelve of its MCCAA Conference members in the 11th annual Firebird Cross-Country Invitational at the Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling, MI on Friday September 21st, 2018. The Men will race a 8k course at 4:30 p.m., followed by a Women's 5k at 5:15. ...

2 weeks ago

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We Need Your Help To Preserve Our Lodge!

Hanson Hills has a rich history of providing quality recreational opportunities for all types of user groups all beginning in 1929 when it became the first ski area in Michigan. Over the years we have been recognized as; Grayling Winter Sports Park, Bear Mountain and now Hanson Hills Recreation Area. In the late 50’s to early 70’s the building we currently recognize as our “LODGE” building was constructed as a warming area for winter sports enthusiasts. The theme of “using what you have” as donated material and labor were used to construct multiple additions to the lodge, transforming it from a simple warming area into functioning lodge with restrooms, offices, and a concessions area. In most recent years we have been progressive on adding an ADA compliant restroom, along with making necessary repairs and maintenance to an aging building, while keeping that nostalgic feel of the ski lodge that so many of us remember as generation after generation of youth have passed through. Time is catching up to this remarkable building, and we are hoping to preserve what we have, so that we can continue to provide the many programs, events, and recreational opportunities to Crawford County residents and Visitors. Our lodge needs the following repairs to help bring us out of a deteriorating stage, Siding, Windows/Doors, and Roof are the main areas of concern. We are kindly asking for community support to help accomplish our project goals. Total project cost is $295,766 and we are asking for community support in form of a 1 year “one and done” Millage to expedite these repairs.
How can you help to preserve the Lodge? Join the Hanson Hills Lodge Preservation Committee. Help us spread the word of how Hanson Hills (Grayling Recreation Authority) has impacted you, your kids, your grandchildren, share the memories, help us inform the community of what our preservation project is all about. To join, call 989-348-9266. Our next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Thursday September 13th 6:30pm @ Hanson Hills.

Project Scope:
• Replacement of Lodge Siding
• Replacement of Lodge Windows
• Replacement of Lodge Roof

1-year Millage:
• $295,766 (1 year Millage Proposal- November Ballot 2018)

What will this cost me? ($ .50 per $1,000 taxable value)
$50,000 taxable value = $25 (1yr)
$110,000 taxable value= $55 (1yr)
$250,000 taxable value= $125 (1yr)
**Contact the Crawford County Treasurers office for your property value and potential cost to you.
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3 weeks ago

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Love to see these young’ns getting geared out for the winter! With our Junior Trade-In Program, kids can trade up ski equipment until they’re full grown for just a nominal fee. You know what they say, a family that skis together stays together! Thanks @trileyoutdoors for the great shot. #xclife #adventurekids #isitskiseasonyet ...

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