Stay in Port Austin


Port Austin


Things to do


Visit Turnip Rock

Turnip Rock is one of Michigan’s natural wonders! This unique rock formation can only be seen by boat, kayak, or canoe. It’s worth the adventure. See below for more information.


Art & Culture

Port Austin and the surrounding area is becoming quite the hub for new and exciting art projects. From portraits to barn art and beyond you will discover a whole new world of arts and culture in the area.

Farmers Market

The Port Austin Farmers Market is located in downtown Port Austin just across from the Lakeside Motor Lodge that features over 100 vendors every Saturday Mid-May through Mid-October from 9 am to 1 pm.

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Live Music

There are live music events happening every weekend throughout the summer. Find live music at local establishments, the Farmers Market, and at events like Porch Fest which takes place in mid-June.


Port Austin is home to one of Michigan’s few dark sky preserves, a place that provides ideal conditions to view the majesty of the night sky. For more information click the button below.


A Day at the Beach

Nothing says vacation like a day at the beach. There are a number of great beaches nearby you can enjoy. Play in the sand, swim in the water, sun bathe, and relax at one of these lakeside beaches or parks.



There are many activities and events taking place throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Click the button below for more information.


Eat. Drink. Repeat.

When it comes to cuisine there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether it’s fresh from the farm, fine-dining, comfort food, or bar food favorites you’re sure to get your fill at one of our area’s local establishments and restaurants.


Go on an Adventure

Port Austin and the surrounding area is ripe with opportunities to explore. Whether it’s on the water, in the woods, or at the beach there are many ways to enjoy the great outdoors.


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