Winter Activities in Lewiston:

Lewiston is a winter wonderland. With many lakes, snowmobile trails, skiing trails and a few warm places to escape from the cold, you will never run out of things to do during the colder months. Here are some of our best winter activites, both out in the cold and indoors.

  • Snowmobiling

    Snowmobiling

    You don't need to travel all the way to the Upper Peninsula to enjoy snowmobiling. Lewiston is home to an extensive network of snowmobile trails, which are interlinked with other trail systems across the northern Lower Peninsula. Local organizations, such as the Lewiston Fun Ones, work in cooperation with the…

    Snowmobiling

    You don't need to travel all the way to the Upper Peninsula to enjoy snowmobiling. Lewiston is home to an extensive network of snowmobile trails, which are interlinked with other trail systems across the northern Lower Peninsula. Local organizations, such as the Lewiston Fun Ones, work in cooperation with the…

  • Sno-Drift Rally

    Sno-Drift Rally

    They call it "real cars, real roads, real fast!" Rally cars are small powerful cars with roll cages, extra lights and equipment for a drive and co-driver (navigator) that use our back roads on a weekend in late January. The race sections are closed to other traffic, and the cars…

    Sno-Drift Rally

    They call it "real cars, real roads, real fast!" Rally cars are small powerful cars with roll cages, extra lights and equipment for a drive and co-driver (navigator) that use our back roads on a weekend in late January. The race sections are closed to other traffic, and the cars…

  • Ice Fishing

    Ice Fishing

    Trying to find an activity to cure the "wintertime cabin blues?" There is something magical about walking on a frozen lake, drilling a hole, sitting on a bucket or in a shanty while holding your fishing rod over that hole and waiting for the bobber to go under. Tap. Tap.…

    Ice Fishing

    Trying to find an activity to cure the "wintertime cabin blues?" There is something magical about walking on a frozen lake, drilling a hole, sitting on a bucket or in a shanty while holding your fishing rod over that hole and waiting for the bobber to go under. Tap. Tap.…

  • Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

    Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

    Check back soon! For Nordic style skiing, Lewiston offers the Buttles Road Ski Trail. Snowshoeing is possible anywhere when conditions are right, and both sports offer a quiet tour through our winter scenery.

    Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

    Check back soon! For Nordic style skiing, Lewiston offers the Buttles Road Ski Trail. Snowshoeing is possible anywhere when conditions are right, and both sports offer a quiet tour through our winter scenery.

  • Downhill Skiing

    Downhill Skiing

    From Lewiston, the closest downhill ski hill is Treetops east of Gaylord, with 23 ski runs. Hanson Hills at Grayling has 11 runs. Boyne Mountain near Boyne City has a 500 ft. rise, 400 skiable acres and a one mile longest run. Nub's Nob near Harbor Springs has three peaks,…

    Downhill Skiing

    From Lewiston, the closest downhill ski hill is Treetops east of Gaylord, with 23 ski runs. Hanson Hills at Grayling has 11 runs. Boyne Mountain near Boyne City has a 500 ft. rise, 400 skiable acres and a one mile longest run. Nub's Nob near Harbor Springs has three peaks,…

  • Amish Country

    Amish Country

    Take a Day Trip to Mio's Amish/Mennonite Country Amish/Mennonite country located about 3 miles north of Mio on M-33, Kittle Road and the surrounding area. This day trip offers Lewistonites the chance to get out of the woods and view beautiful rolling farmland. There are several stores to visit that…

    Amish Country

    Take a Day Trip to Mio's Amish/Mennonite Country Amish/Mennonite country located about 3 miles north of Mio on M-33, Kittle Road and the surrounding area. This day trip offers Lewistonites the chance to get out of the woods and view beautiful rolling farmland. There are several stores to visit that…

  • Antiquing

    Antiquing

    Do you enjoy antiquing? Why not start here in Lewiston? We have a couple of great shops where you can spend time looking for collectibles, furniture, jewelry, dishes and more. Antique Depot is located at 5030 County Road 612, Lewiston and Everlasting Treasures is located at 5541 North Red Oak…

    Antiquing

    Do you enjoy antiquing? Why not start here in Lewiston? We have a couple of great shops where you can spend time looking for collectibles, furniture, jewelry, dishes and more. Antique Depot is located at 5030 County Road 612, Lewiston and Everlasting Treasures is located at 5541 North Red Oak…

  • Bird Watching

    Bird Watching

    Those of us who enjoy watching or photographing our feathered friends will find an abundance of varieties in the Lewiston, Michigan area. Chickadees, Nuthatches, and several types of woodpeckers - the Downy and the Red-headed for example -frequent the local residents' feeders. Songbirds such as the Baltimore Oriole and the…

    Bird Watching

    Those of us who enjoy watching or photographing our feathered friends will find an abundance of varieties in the Lewiston, Michigan area. Chickadees, Nuthatches, and several types of woodpeckers - the Downy and the Red-headed for example -frequent the local residents' feeders. Songbirds such as the Baltimore Oriole and the…

  • Star Gazing

    Star Gazing

    See the stars of the night sky like you've never seen them before. Rural isolation has its benefits. Being miles away from any major metropolitan area gives northeast Michigan a unique advantage for those who enjoy the mysteries revealed in the night sky. Our lack of concentrated light pollutions makes…

    Star Gazing

    See the stars of the night sky like you've never seen them before. Rural isolation has its benefits. Being miles away from any major metropolitan area gives northeast Michigan a unique advantage for those who enjoy the mysteries revealed in the night sky. Our lack of concentrated light pollutions makes…

  • Bingo

    Bingo

    Young and old alike will find plenty of opportunity to play Bingo in Lewiston. There are weekly games held in 2 locations. You can find listings in the Montmorency Tribune or can call the Fifty Plus Club and VFW for times. Weekly at: Lewiston Fifty Plus Club2811 Kneeland989 786 3721…

    Bingo

    Young and old alike will find plenty of opportunity to play Bingo in Lewiston. There are weekly games held in 2 locations. You can find listings in the Montmorency Tribune or can call the Fifty Plus Club and VFW for times. Weekly at: Lewiston Fifty Plus Club2811 Kneeland989 786 3721…

  • Farmers Market

    Farmers Market

    The Lewiston Farmers Market is located in the downtown on County Rd 612 next to the ACE Hardware during the summer months, and we have a convenient indoor location on Kneeland Street for winter and those rainy summer days. Our market is open every Saturday, 9:00 am-1:00 pm – all…

    Farmers Market

    The Lewiston Farmers Market is located in the downtown on County Rd 612 next to the ACE Hardware during the summer months, and we have a convenient indoor location on Kneeland Street for winter and those rainy summer days. Our market is open every Saturday, 9:00 am-1:00 pm – all…

  • Bowling

    Bowling

    Bowling at Timbertown Lanes in Lewiston is a hoot. They have 8 lanes, drinks and snacks. Bowling teams form each winter, and there's always room for one more or a new bowler to join a team. Other area bowling lanes are Walkers Inn at Mio, and in Gaylord you will…

    Bowling

    Bowling at Timbertown Lanes in Lewiston is a hoot. They have 8 lanes, drinks and snacks. Bowling teams form each winter, and there's always room for one more or a new bowler to join a team. Other area bowling lanes are Walkers Inn at Mio, and in Gaylord you will…

  • Day Trips

    Day Trips

    Day trips out of Lewiston can give you a host of experiences. You can visit light houses along U.S 23 at Rogers City, Presque Isle, Harrisville and Tawas City on a loop drive. A drive west will take you to Sleeping Bear Dunes, wine tasting at Mission Peninsula vineyards, and…

    Day Trips

    Day trips out of Lewiston can give you a host of experiences. You can visit light houses along U.S 23 at Rogers City, Presque Isle, Harrisville and Tawas City on a loop drive. A drive west will take you to Sleeping Bear Dunes, wine tasting at Mission Peninsula vineyards, and…

  • Hiking

    Hiking

    Pack up your old kit bag, as the old song says, and set out on a hike. From Lewiston, try the Avery Hills around Avery Lake. Each hill and valley gives you new views of hardwood forests, wildflowers, berry bushes and wildlife. Another hiking area is north of Lewiston, called…

    Hiking

    Pack up your old kit bag, as the old song says, and set out on a hike. From Lewiston, try the Avery Hills around Avery Lake. Each hill and valley gives you new views of hardwood forests, wildflowers, berry bushes and wildlife. Another hiking area is north of Lewiston, called…

  • Photography

    Photography

    The beauty of the north's forests, lakes and streams are great opportunities for photographers. There's nothing like a winter day after a morning frost, when everything is sparkling white! Summer sunsets and blue lakes and skies can be breathtaking in the viewfinder. And an autumn ride through our hardwoods are…

    Photography

    The beauty of the north's forests, lakes and streams are great opportunities for photographers. There's nothing like a winter day after a morning frost, when everything is sparkling white! Summer sunsets and blue lakes and skies can be breathtaking in the viewfinder. And an autumn ride through our hardwoods are…

  • Off-Roading

    Off-Roading

    Our abundance of state land provides and equal abundance of two-track roads for larger off-road vehicles to explore. The Avery Hills area just east of Lewiston provides hilly terrain covered largely in mature hardwood forests. A large network of ORV and snowmobile trails extends from the Avery Hills to areas…

    Off-Roading

    Our abundance of state land provides and equal abundance of two-track roads for larger off-road vehicles to explore. The Avery Hills area just east of Lewiston provides hilly terrain covered largely in mature hardwood forests. A large network of ORV and snowmobile trails extends from the Avery Hills to areas…

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