Welcome to the Escanaba Area!

What an amazing destination! Delta County, home to Escanaba, Bark River, Gladstone, Rapid River, Nahma and Garden, is a Lake Michigan coastal paradise. Its 211 miles of varied shoreline is the most of any county in the continental U.S. Beautiful beaches, trails and stunning limestone cliffs along Big and Little Bays de Noc offer spectacular sightseeing by foot, bike or kayak.

While you’re here, reel in trophy-sized fish from sparkling streams, inland lakes and the great waters. Explore over 30 sunken ships in their offshore resting grounds. Find your groove in our live music performances. Walk through history in our ghost town and museums. Sample locally crafted wines and beers. Find your favorite things in our local shops and eateries

We could tell you all about it, but you’re going to want to experience it.

  • Attractions


    Museums, lighthouses, a historic townsite, and much more awaits…

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  • Fall Favorites

    Fall Favorites

    Spectacular Hues: Fall Color Tours and More 

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  • Trails


    Miles of trails for every experience level await…

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  • Local Eats

    Local Eats

    From hand dipped chocolate, sweet breads, hearty meat pies, interesting sausages, or fresh fish straight from the Bays, there is something to appeal to every palate and every level of interest for the culinary adventurer.

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Learn the story behind the unique architecture and history of this 150-year-old church located in Escanaba

By: Baylie Bullington This year the First United Methodist Church celebrates its 150th birthday when it was first dedicated in 1870. The history of the Church represents years of perseverance of people who made this unique fieldstone building possible in the first place. If the Church could speak, it would most cer

Guest Post: 5 Reasons Why You Need a Beach Vacation in Escanaba, MI

By: Gel Evangelista Burnout is one of the major challenges that most people are experiencing these days. City life can sometimes be too hectic even for experienced city dwellers themselves. Once in a while, you get this urge to escape to somewhere you can unwind and leave all the stress behind. And what better way to re

The History of an Iron Smelting Town

By: Baylie Bullington In the little historic townsite of Fayette tucked along Snail Shell Harbor, there are some nineteen structures that stand. They are what is left behind of time when the cost of a suit was $17, profitable employment was rare, and many children sacrificed their education to help out at home. It was

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