district is rich with history and original Victorian beauty. The entire Downtown District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Winding through Manistee’s historic downtown along the river’s edge you’ll find the 1.75 mile Riverwalk – an award-winning universally accessible stroll that is an experience in itself! Placards along the way provide a detailed look into the rich maritime and industrial past distinctive to Manistee. At the end of the Riverwalk, you will be treated to a stunning view of the Manistee North Pier Lighthouse, white sand beaches and breathtaking sunsets. Lake Michigan is only ONE of Manistee's beautiful natural resources. The area is blessed with many trails, fishing spots, campgrounds, and wilderness activities. You can't find clean, quiet, breathtaking nature like this in big cities!

For more information on Manistee County, go to visitmanisteecounty.com or the Manistee County Visitor's Bureau on the corner of US-31 and 1st Street. 

About Manistee

Manistee is a four season community--with incredible natural resources, dining, golf, shopping, industry, fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation. It has been recognized by Midwest Living Magazine as one of 10 Michigan Small Towns in the top 100 Small Town Getaways for 2008. Known as the Victorian Port City, you can enjoy art and culture, wind your way down the river channel on the Riverwalk, and picnic any one of a dozen parks or beaches. Manistee is yours to discover!

Downtown Manistee is home to nearly 150 businesses and community resources. River Street features an eclectic mix of retail shops, galleries, antique stores and restaurants. Several eateries have outdoor decks, overlooking the Manistee River Channel and the Riverwalk. From the moment you turn west on River Street, it is obvious that Downtown Manistee is a very special place. Manistee's picturesque central business