The Houghton Lake area has a wonderful range of attractions and things to do. From events, culture and seasonal activities - there's always something fun to do!

  • Fishing Contest

    Fishing Contest

    10th Anniversary - Come Catch Us If You Can Fishing Contest - the largest in the state - grandest prize ever $250,000 and new Lund boat package - more than 75 tagged fish ready to be caught in Michigan's Other Great Lakes...

  • Tip-Up Town USA

    Tip-Up Town USA

    It's hard to put into words how Tip Up Town USA has come to be the very description of winter fun and enjoyment for the whole family at Houghton Lake. Thousands of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and neighboring residents return each year to see this largest Winter Festival in Michigan. Don't miss this fun-filled family event. We are looking forward to having you as our guests.

  • Beaches & Picnic Areas

    Beaches & Picnic Areas

    If a day in the sand and the sun is what you enjoy, the Houghton Lake Area is the place for you. With dozens of resorts, motels and lodges located right on the water and many more public beaches and picnic areas, you will have your pick of the right beach for you. There are great public beaches that include swimming, children toys, barbecue pits and sheltered picnic areas and some even have showers and toilets.