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101 Things To Do In The White Lake Area

101 Things to Do in the White Lake Area

1.        Climb to the top of the tower at the White River Light Station Museum.
2.        Take a selfie with the 48 foot tall World’s Largest Weathervane.
3.        Charter a sunset cruise.
4.        Explore our historical heritage at the Montague Museum.
5.        Walk along the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan.
6.        Bike, rollerblade, walk, or snowmobile the local bike trails.
7.        Enjoy a Tuesday night summer concert at the Montague Band Shell.
8.        Go antiquing at one of the area’s many antique shops.
9.        Attend one of the 175 performances at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.
10.      Meet Jeffrey the camel and explore a 700 acre farm and petting zoo.
11.      Take in a show at the historic Playhouse.
12.      Travel the White River by canoe, kayak, stand up board, raft, or tube.
13.      Stroll and shop along the quaint downtown areas of Whitehall & Montague.
14.      Be a “cowpoke” and go horseback riding.
15.      Fish off the fishing bridge.
16.      Run a 5K.
17.      Buy fresh produce at the Farmers Market.
18.      Roll a pumpkin down Dowling Hill during Pumpkinfest.
19.      Visit a family dairy farm and drink endless chocolate milk.
20.      Sled down Hanson Street hill.
21.      Go boating, sailing, jet-skiing, and/or tubing on White Lake.
22.      Watch spectacular sunsets.
23.      Unwind at an area library.
24.      Tour a caboose and learn the history of the railroads at the Caboose Museum.
25.      Drive a disc at one of the area’s disc golf courses.
26.      Take up sailing at the White Lake Yacht Club.
27.      Hang a hammock and relax at Svensson Park.
28.      Enjoy a carriage ride during Holiday Walk.
29.      Stay the night on a house boat.
30.      Participate in one of the guided White Lake Nature Walks.
31.      Treat yourself to a stay at a charming local Bed & Breakfast.
32.      Shout ‘fore!’ at one of the many local golf courses.
33.      Purchase a one-of-a-kind piece of pottery at a local studio.
34.      Do some birding at a local park.
35.      Be exhilarated by a roller coaster ride.
36.      Sip on a chocolate soda or malt at an old-fashioned soda fountain.
37.      Find unique hand-crafted items at an arts & crafts festival.
38.      Slide down Western Michigan’s tallest indoor waterslide.
39.      Indulge in one of the many unique local restaurants.
40.      Watch over 500 classic cars cruise the streets during Cruz’in’.
41.      Uncover a murderer at a murder mystery dinner party.
42.      Pick blueberries at a local farm.
43.      Leaf peep during the Depot to Depot fall color tour.
44.      Wade in the natural channel at Duck Lake State Park.
45.      Savor many local flavors at the Taste of White Lake.
46.      Charter a fishing boat for an unforgettable experience.
47.      Explore antique wooden boats during White Lake Classic Boat & Car Show.
48.      Go hiking or cross-country skiing on the trails at Owasippe Scout Reservation.
49.      Get lost in a corn maze.
50.      Rent a pontoon and drop an anchor at Long Point on White Lake.
51.      Walk your dog around a fresh spring at Clear Springs Nature Preserve.
52.      Enjoy the music at Vinyl Night.
53.      Welcome Santa to town at the annual Christmas Parade.
54.      Wave at the Petunia Patrol Volunteers.
55.      Belt out a tune at an Open Mic Night in town.
56.      Paint a masterpiece outdoors at a Plein Air group workshop.
57.      Select a pumpkin at a local pumpkin patch.
58.      Stop by the Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau for local information.
59.      Catch a fish at the Kid’s Free Fishing weekend.
60.      Eat outdoors while overlooking beautiful White Lake.
61.      Try a taste of mead at Michigan’s first licensed, commercial meadery.
62.      Check out a local exhibition at the Arts Council of White Lake.
63.      Stock up on groceries during your vacation.
64.      Meet new and familiar faces at the Harborlight Community Picnic.
65.      Walk the bike trail bridge during the Labor Day Community Walk.
66.      Enjoy a local street party.
67.      Eat an elephant ear at one of the local festivals.
68.      Ride a wave at a wave pool at WildWater Adventure in Michigan’s Adventure.
69.      Check out the sculptures along the self-guided Art Walk.
70.      Explore the river flats at Lions Park.
71.      Take a cooking class.
72.      Uncover a geocache.
73.      Stretch at a yoga class.
74.      Catch a glimpse of a bald eagle.
75.      Participate in a guest artist workshop.
76.      Buy a White Lake sweatshirt or t-shirt.
77.      Oooh and Ahhh at fireworks over the lake.
78.      Talk a walking tour of White Lake Area historic homes.
79.      Sample a new beer at a local brewery.
80.      Compete in a salmon tournament.
81.      Relax with a massage.
82.      Take in a movie on a rainy day.
83.      Order an espresso while browsing books.
84.      Sink a hole-in-one at a miniature golf course.
85.      Explore a historic doctor’s office and apothecary at the Meinhardi Museum.
86.      Carol at the Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
87.      Enjoy a frosty mug of local root beer along the White River.
88.      Explore the diverse products and services at the White Lake Community Business Expo!
89.      Try local fish favorites like perch and whitefish dip.
90.      Find the unexpected at a repurpose shop.
91.      Sample local chilis at the “Spoons & Tunes” beautification fundraiser.
92.      Plan a picnic in an area park.
93.      Walk the channel to the pier at Lake Michigan.
94.      Visit with friends and enjoy a drink at a festival tent.
95.      Bring an appetite to the Annual Rotary Pancake Breakfast.
96.      Play at the playground at Goodrich Park.
97.      Do some ice fishing in a shanty on White Lake.
98.      Take a stroll through Henderson Lake Nature Center.
99.      Learn about White Lake’s own Miss America 1961, Nancy Fleming.
100.    Fly a kite along a Lake Michigan beach.
101.    Observe the beautiful swans on White Lake and White River.