Lodging, Businesses, and Visitor Information
Escanaba and Gladstone,
The towns of Escanaba and Gladstone are harbor towns located along the shores of Lake Michigan on Little Bay de Noc in the Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Enjoy beautiful waterfront parks, swimming beaches, outstanding fishing, full service marinas, interesting places to visit, historic buildings, museums, fine restaurants, shopping, and great recreational opportunities.
BUTCHER SHOP: Michigan Meat Processing in Escanaba is your stop for fresh quality meat for your table. Our Meat Market offers a full service retail meat case, home-smoked sausage and meats, and wild game processing. We offer USDA Choice beef, a full line of pork, smoked sausage and bacon, chicken, brats plus much more. Custom cuts for any occasion. Freezer bundles available. . . makes a great gift. Family owned and operated. Michigan Meat Processing, 3708 19th Ave. North, Escanaba, MI 49829. Phone: 906-789-7410
Family Fun Park is a wonderful spot for the whole family to try out our fun activities. Drive a Go-Kart on our banked track or cool off on a Kamikaze Bumper Boat ride in our pool. We offer Adventure Golf with waterfalls and other hazards, Batting Cages for batting practice in a netted area with pitching machines, and Bank-Shot Basketball. Lots of fun for everyone. Open at noon during the summer months. Located just 2 blocks from Highways US-2 & US-41. Family Fun Park, 2929 3rd Ave. North, Escanaba, MI 49829. Phone: (906) 789-9386
Hospital: OSF St. Francis Hospital, 3401 Ludington Street, Escanaba, MI 49829. Phone: 906-786-3311
The Markell Company: Roofing: Commercial & Residential; Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication; Commercial Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning; Commercial Kitchen Hoods; Dust and Fume Exhaust Systems; and Brick Restoration & Waterproofing for the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin at The Markell Company, 1227 S. Milwaukee Avenue, Iron Mountain, MI. Phone (906) 774-0240 or Toll Free: 1-888-799-0240.
Rivers North Guided Fly Fishing Adventures with licensed fishing guide Captain Brad Petzke. Fly fish in remote and secluded rivers or lakes for Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Steelhead. Atlantic Salmon, and Pacific Salmon. Quality equipment supplied. Guided trips for all levels of experience. Rivers North Guide Service, P. O. Box 371, Marquette, MI 49885. Phone: (906) 458-8125
State Wide Real Estate of Escanaba. Phone: 906-786-1308 or toll free: 800-900-0777. Experienced professional realtors since 1958 offering residential, acreage, vacant land, waterfront property on inland lakes, streams, and little By de Noc, income property, commercial, and recreational property in Delta County and the surrounding area. Only office in Escanaba offering Virtual tours. Need land? We offer exclusive corporate land representation of thousands of acres of land for sale. Sellers, our helpful professional staff will handle all the details and assist you in selling your property.
Threefold Vine Winery on the Garden Peninsula and the Green Family Farm, 5856 Nn Road, Garden, MI 49835 Phone: 906-644-7089. Wine made from grapes grown in the Upper Peninsula? Yes, right at the Threefold Vine Winery just south of the town of Garden and near Fayette State Park on the Garden Peninsula. Our Tasting Room at the Winery is open and offers grape (from our vineyard) apple, honey, and various fruit wines. The Green family invites you to visit our winery, see how the wine is produced, and sample our exciting new wines. The Threefold Vine Winery is part of the Green Family Farm and offers pumpkins, squash, and apples for sale in the fall. Tour the Winery and the Orchards. 22 miles east of Rapid River on US-2 and south on M-183 for 10 miles to Nn Road.
The Village Artisans of Garden is a delightful Art Gallery filled with fine arts and crafts created by Upper Peninsula Artists. Enjoy the beautiful paintings, photography, pottery, weaving, jewelry, fabrics, metal creations, wood turning, baskets, glass blowing, stained glass, home made jams, interesting books, plus much more. The Garden Art Gallery is open daily from Mid-May through Mid-October. Located between Escanaba and Manistique, 8 miles south of US-2. Turn south at Garden Corners on Highway M-183 to the town of Garden, Michigan. Phone 906-644-2025
Escanaba was founded in the mid 1800's along the shores of Lake Michigan and was an important rail and shipping center for lumber and iron ore. Ships can often be seen in port loading and unloading their cargo.
Iron ore (taconite) from the Tilden and Empire Mines near Negaunee is loaded on the Mesabi Miner (photo of left), one of the 1000' ore boats sailing the Great Lakes.
William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 1st Avenue South, Escanaba, MI 49829. Phone: (906) 786-3833. Gallery open Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 1-4.
Drive east on Ludington Street and you will Ludington Park, the Delta County Historical Museum, and the Sand Point Lighthouse. Ludington Park offers a beautiful parkway with a harbor, sand swimming beach with bathhouse, playground, band shell, tennis courts, full service marina, tennis courts, and 5 miles of paved pathways for walking and biking. Shopping and fine restaurants are nearby.
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