The River House, a woodland chalet complete with knotty pine interior and fireplaces, is located near Grayling, Michigan, on 343 feet of river frontage. It’s Northern Michigan location and scenic overlook of the Au Sable River make it a nature-lover’s paradise, and with three bedrooms and 2 and a half baths it very comfortably accommodates up to 8 people.
A spacious family room with a massive fieldstone fireplace overlooks the river, and French doors open to the large multi-level deck and stairway. The chalet and its immediate surroundings make it a great place for family gatherings, couples getaways, and an outdoor enthusiast’s dream vacation.
There are adventures abound in Grayling. The town itself has unique shops, live entertainment, and restaurants that are open year round. As the Canoe Capital of the World, Grayling has hosted the Au Sable River Canoe Marathon every July since 1947. In the warm months, canoe and kayak trips may be taken down the Au Sable and Manistee rivers, and the fishing here is known to anglers nationwide. Biking, hiking, golfing, picnicking, festivals, and fall color tours are all common local entertainment.
During the winter months, downhill skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice-skating, and ice fishing are available. Many come here for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, as our annual snowfall is high for the region. Whichever activities you choose, round out your day of excitement with an evening cup of hot cocoa or a hot-buttered rum by the hearth.
0 miles | Fishing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing
21 miles | Shops, Restaurants, Entertainment, Supplies
25 miles | Fishing, Boating, Swimming, Picnicking
28 miles | (There are several outfitter options) Picnic and Rent Canoes, Kayaks, Tubes and Rafts
24 miles | Hiking, Biking, Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding, Tubing, Cross Country Skiing, and Disc Golfing
25 miles | Logging Museum and 49 acres of Old Growth Forest. Nearly 9,000 acres to mountain bike, cross country ski, snowshoe, camp, hike, picnic, hunt, fish, bird, and explore Michigan’s great outdoors.
29 miles | Historical, environmental, educational complex set on 60 acres. The farm is a working replica of the typical mid-American farmstead of the 1930’s.