Gaylord is in Otsego County (of which it is the county seat), and in the Northern Region. Gaylord is located northeast of Traverse City between Mackinaw City and Grayling along Interstate 75 near Otsego Lake and the Sturgeon River.
Gaylord is an alpine community, and is home to many year round resorts, world class golf courses and ski resorts. If you like different types of architecture, you'll enjoy the downtown area.
Michigan State Parks Ostego Lake State Park |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Comfort Inn |
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10/25 Coming to The area
MorelFest Boyne City MI May16-19 Each May, Boyne City fills with hundreds of mushroom lovers from around the country who come seeking that elusive delicacy-the marvelous morel.
National Cherry Festival Traverse City MI June29-July6 The Grand Traverse region, known for its world-record tart cherry harvest, bursts with visitors eager to savor the flavor of cherries tucked into everything imaginable.
Charlevoix Venetian Festival Charlevoix MI July20-27 What began as a simple candle-lit boat parade has grown into a week-long flurry of color and pageantry that highlights the summer season and attracts tens of thousands of visitors.
Mackinac Island Festival of the Horse Mackinac Island MI August8-11 Mackinac Island Carriage and Saddle Horse Parade, the Breeds of Mackinac presentation, musical kurs featuring the beautiful Friesians, lectures on the role of the horse in Mackinac's history.
Apple and BBQ Cook-Off Festival Hart MI September13-14 BBQ Cook-Off events, classic auto and truck show, dune buggy show, apple pie contest, beautiful baby contest. Farm fresh apples and craft show.