On Michigan's Sunrise Coast

WELCOME

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

Wilderness

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.

Recreation

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!

It's Perchville Time!

February 2-5, 2023

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Perchville USA - Tawas

Come, stay and play on frozen Tawas Bay. Michigan's oldest winter carnival offers a huge variety of activities for the whole family. Take a dip in icy Lake Huron, taste homemade chili, take the kids down to the Family Tent for games, food and a magic show. There is a parade down US-23, food vendors and a Hospitality Tent with great music. This is a one-of-a-kind Michigan experience you just can't miss!

Through January 22nd

Paint A Perch Contest


Saturday, January 28th

Coronation Breakfast


Thursday, February 2nd

The Royal Feast


Friday, February 3rd

Fishing Tournament Begins, Perch Dinner Fish Fry, Hospitality Tent, Cornhole Tournament, Pre-Teen Dance


Saturday, February 4th

Free Shuttle Service, Perchville Parade, Lucky Buttons, "Chilly" Cook-Off, Polar Bear Plunge, Frozen Chosen Shooting, ATV Barrel Races, Family Expo, Warming Station, Hospitality Tent (Live Music by No Baloney & Flipside), Winter Walk, Murder Mystery Dinner


Sunday, February 5th

Fishing Tournament Weigh-In, Fishing Tournament Awards, Tawas Polar Soccer Game


Tawas Bay

Aerial Video

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Tawas Bay Webcams

Weather Station

Favorite Fall Drive

The Weather Channel

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Pure Michigan: Sunrise Coast

Up North is only a State of Mind

~ Experience it on TAWAS BAY! ~

Perchville

Perchville USA

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

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2022 Visitors Guide

Visitor Guide

Welcome to your new favorite getaway - 2022 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
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Tom Lounsbury Outdoors

The Tawas Bay Area was featured on two recent episodes of Tom Lounsbury's Outdoor Sports Radio Show. You can listen to the audio of the broadcasts and read the articles written by Tom Lounsbury below.

"The Tawas Bay Area - A great outdoor getaway for all four seasons"

article by Tom Lounsbury | 27 March 2017

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"The Great Spring Fallout - When the birds come to Tawas Point"

article by Tom Lounsbury | 31 May 2017

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Radio Show - Feb 26, 2017

Tom Lounsbury Outdoors
"Tawas Bay Tourist & Convention Bureau"
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Radio Show - March 5, 2017

Tom Lounsbury Outdoors
"Tawas Point State Park"
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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