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Tawas City, Michigan

Tawas Bay Marina

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Tawas City Beach

Tawas City is the county seat for Iosco County.  It is located Lake Huron’s beautiful Tawas Bay. As the home of the historic Detroit & Mackinaw Railroad, Tawas was a major player during the lumbering boom of the 1880’s.  Tawas has a beautiful public beach and playground on the Lake Huron shore. Numerous rental cottages, motels and resorts provided accommodations for tourist visiting the area. Tawas offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities vacationers such as boating, cross-country skiing, fishing and hunting. Population:  2,009.  City Offices: 815 W. Lake, P. O. Box 568, Tawas City, MI 48764, (989) 362-8688.

Founded in 1854 by former Oakland County judge Gideon O. Whittemore, when G. O. Whittemore & Company built a sawmill on the site.  It was platted in 1855 but not recorded until 1866. Incorporated as a village in 1885 and as a city in 1895. It was named after the Indian tribe, the Ottawas, others say after Otawas, a local Chippewa Chief.

Charter Boat Services operating from the Tawas port offer excellent opportunities for Lake Huron Pink Salmon, Lake Trout, Steelhead, Brown Trout, Walleye, and Perch fishing

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Attractions

Tawas Indian Museum & Gift Shop, 1702 South US 23, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-5885

Dining Out

Augie's On the Bay [American Cuisine], 175 W Lake St, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-1099

Buckhorn Inn, Inc. [Bar, American Cuisine], 483 M-55, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-5612

Lakeside Too [Restaurant], 448 W Lake St, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-4887

The Lodge [Pubs, American Cuisine],  1217 W Lake St., Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 984-5566

Mitch's Pizzeria [Pizzerias], 703 W Lake St., Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-8012

 

Lodging

Bayview Resort [Resorts], 1047 Bay Drive, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-4361

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Captain's Quarters Motel & Suites, 1115 South Lake Street (US23), Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-3600

Coleman's Resort, 1045 Bay Drive, Tawas City, MI 48764, Phone: (989) 362-3962

Crow's Nest Inn, 1028 South US-23, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-4455

Days Inn - Tawas City, 1020 West Lake Street (US-23), Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-0088

Floraday's Huron Haven Resort, 1684 South US 23, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-2626

Happily Ever After [Vacation Home], Dougals Drive, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-3300

Huron Calling [Vacation Home], N. Huron, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-3300

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North Star Motel, 1119 South US 23, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-2255

Paradise Beach, 1029 Lake Street, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-3234

Pine Haven Resort, 1021 Lake Street, PO Box 112, Tawas City, MI 48764, Phone: (989) 362-2321

Surfside Motel & Marina Resort, 716 West Lake Street, Box 267, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-6915

Taylor Waterfront Resort, 1238 N. Huron, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 876-7317

Youngs Getaway Resort, 1015 W. Lake St. (US-23), Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-2366

Organizations

Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce [Chambers of Commerce], 402 E Lake St, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-8643

Tawas Bay Center for the Arts, 538 Baldwin Resort Rd., East Tawas, MI 48730, Phone: (989) 744-8871, Email: tawasbca@yahoo.com

Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5678 [Veterans Organizations], 1213 South US-23, Tawas City, MI 48764, Phone: (989) 362-5809

Outdoors

Brown's Landing [Campground & Sportfishing Charters], 1129 Dyer Road (US-23), Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-373

Chum Bucket Charters [Charter Boat Services], 2447 M-65 North, Lachine, MI 49753, Phone: (989) 657-4646

Kirby's All-Season Sporting [Archery Equipment & Supplies], 1250 S US Highway 23, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-4512

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Singing Bridge Golf Course [Golf Courses], 1920 Noble Road, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-0022

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Tawas Creek Golf Course [Golf Courses], 1022 Monument Road, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-6262

Tawas RV Park, 1453 Townline Rd., Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-0005

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Services

Chum Bucket Charters [Charter Boat Services], 2447 M-65 North, Lachine, MI 49753, Phone: (989) 657-4646

Enchanted Forest Web Page Design Service [Internet Services, Website Design & Development], 3980 Curtisville Road, Curtisville, South Branch, MI 48761, Phone: (989) 735-2206 Email: support@theenchantedforest.net

HITS - 94.9 FM [Radio Stations], 523 Meadows, Tawas City, MI 49730, Phone: (989) 362-3417

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HITS - 103.3 FM [Radio Stations],  523 Meadows, Tawas City, MI 49730, Phone: (989) 362-3417

Target Real Estate [Real Estate Agencies], 1140 Lake, Tawas City, Michigan 48763, Phone: (989) 362-4400

Tawas Barber Shop [Barbers Shops]. 440 W Lake St., Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone:  (989) 305-6036

WIOS - 1480 AM [Radio Stations], 523 Meadows, Tawas City, MI 49730, Phone: (989) 362-3417

WKJC - 104.7 FM [Radio Stations], 523 Meadow Rd., Tawas City, Michigan 48764, Phone:  (989) 362-3417

Shopping

 

Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market [Farm Markets],  US 23 (parking lot), Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-3531

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Tawas Indian Museum & Gift Shop, 1702 South US 23, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-5885

Time After Time Antiques [Antique Shops], 729 M-55, Tawas City, MI 48763, Phone: (989) 362-2298

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