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Winter Activities

Winter Activities At Treetops

Treetops is one of the finest resorts in the state for anyone seeking winter thrills in northern Michigan. Whether you are into skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing, Treetops is home to a wide array of beautiful slopes and trails that you will want to explore over and over again. We also have winter activities geared towards those who seek a more relaxing approach to their getaway including wilderness sleigh rides, meet and greets with sled dogs, and ice skating.


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Take a look at the full list of our winter activities and start planning your ideal winter vacation today! You can also use this handy winter activity map to help you plan further.

Winter Activities in Gaylord

If you are looking for something to do in the winter outside of our slopes and trails, the city of Gaylord has a lot to offer as well. Below are some of our suggestions for what to do in Gaylord during the winter months.

Winter Rafting on the Sturgeon River - Experience the beauty of a Michigan winter while on the Sturgeon or Jordan River. Your experienced rafting guide will make sure you stay dry and safe.

Winter Rafting on the Jordan River

Snowmobile Rentals - Explore the winter trails around Gaylord in Snowmobile that you can rent.

Downtown Gaylord Shopping - The Alpine Village of downtown Gaylord is a great place to spend some time. Here, you can enjoy the many stores, shops, and restaurants.

Gaylord Attractions - Engage in elk viewing, fall color tours, and more! See all the attractions Gaylord has to offer on this list.

Otsego County Historical Museum - This small, but history-packed museum is a great stop to make if you are in town. You'll get to learn a lot about the surrounding area. Admission to the museum is free! 

Call of the Wild Museum - Take in North American wildlife at a safe distance. This museum features about 60 displays of wildlife and is educational and fun for all. Don't miss the gift shop with fudge on the way out!

Geocaching - Geocaching is the easiest way to become a modern day treasure hunter. As long as you have a GPS enabled device like a smartphone you can begin searching for hidden items around Treetops. Use GPS coordinates (provided by the app) to find the hidden cache, which is usually a small container with a logbook for you to sign. If there are items in the cache you can take what you want as long as you leave a new item in place.

Otsego County Sportsplex - If the conditions outside are not conducive to outdoor skating at Treetops, head to the Otsego County Sportsplex where they have an indoor rink. At the Sportsplex, you can also do yoga, spinning classes, or pickleball.

Odawa Casino - The Odawa Casino in Petoskey is just a short drive away. We can also coordinate a shuttle for you from Treetops if you have a large enough group. To schedule a shuttle call us at (866) 348-5249.

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