On Michigan's Sunrise Coast


Welcome to Natures’ Best! Beautiful scenery abounds in every corner of the Tawas Bay area, from the shoreline of Lake Huron to the storied Au Sable River. The area provides a hundred reasons to have one great vacation for the entire family. The Tawas Bay area is a people-friendly area that still has that wonderful “Up-North/Small Town” appeal.

Tawas Bay


Fish for Lake Trout and Walleye on Lake Huron or cast a fly on the world famous AuSable. Canoe, Kayak, Hike. Its all here in our civilized wilderness.


History, adventure, fun and hospitality frame every visit to the area. Discover the Sunrise Coast, the place where family, friends and outdoor recreation are at their best. Come home to Tawas Bay!

Up North is only a State of Mind

~ Experience it on TAWAS BAY! ~

Perchville USA

Michigan's oldest winter carnival offers a huge variety of activities for the whole family.

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Visitor Guide

Discover the Tawases in every season - 2016 visitor guide and member directory.

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"The Weekend I Fell In Love... With Michigan"

by Lisa Carpenter on her blog, Grandma's Briefs

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Tawas Bay

Aerial Video

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Tawas Bay Webcams

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Favorite Fall Drive

The Weather Channel

Coolest Vacation Spots

Midwest Living

Corsair Music

Nordic Sports

Featured Destination

Pure Michigan


Pure Michigan: Sunrise Coast

  • Tawas Bay

Driving Distances

Driving distances to Tawas:

Chicago [381 miles]
Detroit [180 miles]
Flint [115 miles]
Grand Rapids [196 miles]
Lansing [166 miles]
Mackinaw [153 miles]
Saginaw [81 miles]
Toledo [217 miles]
Traverse City [130 miles]

Tawas Bay Circle Tour

Online Travel Planner from 'Great Getaways' including maps, video clips, photos, information and links for 22 locations in the Tawas Bay area.

Fly In

Iosco County Airport