Home to 100+ freshwater lakes, Michigan’s Coldwater Country offers an opportunity to escape and relax on the water. Located in south central Michigan, along the US-12 Heritage Route, the area is brimming with outdoor recreation, unique attractions, quaint downtowns, stunning architecture, and a variety of restaurant experiences.

One of the unique experiences in the area is the ability to travel from one lake to another through the chain of lakes. Coldwater Country is home to not only one chain of lakes but two – North Chain of Lake and South Chain of Lakes. Enjoy a leisurely pontoon ride, or kayak the Union City Heritage Water Trail, just one of nine water trails in Michigan. Try to catch the limit while reeling in the big one. Bluegill, perch, pike, and walleye are among the fish to be caught.

Hang out at the beach at The Aqua Pit, home of an inflatable aquatic playground featuring a multi-tiered obstacle course in the water, kayaking, paddle boarding and more. It’s tons of fun for the entire family!

Michigan’s Coldwater Country

Come in off the water and check out the fun the area has to offer. From mini golf and go-carts, laser tag and a virtual reality lounge at the Adventure Zone to a historic train ride on the 110-year-old steam engine train at the Little River Railroad. Shopping, antiques, and magic also abound in the area. In the evening, take in a performance at Tibbits Opera House or a double feature at the Capri Drive-In. 

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Grab a bite to eat at one of Coldwater Country’s locally owned diners, restaurants, or pubs. Enjoy the flavors, local scene, and hospitality of the area’s many destination restaurants. At the end of your fun-filled day, and exciting night on the town, check into one of the many hotels to rest and relax. The hotels are just minutes from all the excitement and attractions. 

For additional information on things to see and do, and where to stay, in Michigan’s Coldwater Country visit ColdwaterCountry.com or call (517) 278-0241.