Three Day Getaway - Gladstone, Michigan

On the shore of Big Bay de Noc -


lakeside motelIn sight of Big Bay de Noc, the Lakeside Motel has 30 Michigan rooms and an onsite Salon/Spa ready and waiting in Gladstone, Michigan.  The walleye fishing in the Bay is so good that Gladstone has become know as the "Walleye Capital of the World" and is host to several Michigan walleye tournaments. Gladstone is  just a short drive from the ghost town of Fayette, Michigan, Sand Point Lighthouse and Peninsula Point, the northern Michigan home of the Monarch Butterfly migration. Gladstone Michigan is a year round playground, perfect for northern Michigan ice fishing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing and northern Michigan ice fishing tournaments.


Day 1 - Waterfall Drive - Tour several waterfalls in one day, have a picnic.

Day 2 - Winery Day - Each of these wineries is an easy drive - Threefold Vines - Andy Green - Stevenson, MI -- Northern Sun - Dave Anthony - Bark River -- Peninsula Bay - Cooks - Munising -- Mackinaw Trails - Manistique, St. Ignace -- Just across the Bay, Leigh's Garden Winery Tasting Room offers award winning wines.

Day 3 - Historic Sites Day - Fayette - Sand Point Lighthouse - IXL Museum


Natural Wonders - Monarch Butterfly Migration

Winter Fun - Ski Gladstone Video - Ice Fishing


Back Roads Lodging - Lakeside Motel