- The list below includes 24 free or cheap things to do in or near Houghton Lake, Michigan, including 30 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Bars, History Museums and Marinas.
- From Brian's Lakeside Marine Inc. to The Limberlost Houghton Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Houghton Lake and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Grayling and Roscommon.
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4168 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629 MoreLess Info
The Limberlost Houghton Lake is a bar and grill located on Houghton Lake. The bar and grill features outdoor seating and a sandy beach area and hosts special events and live music throughout the year.
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2929 S Tower Hill Road, Houghton Lake, MI 48629 MoreLess Info
From archery to action pistols, Houghton Lake Sportsmen's Club offers a variety of sportsmen classes for its members. Every year the club has a gun show where visitors can see a variety of guns on sale.
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1701 W Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48651 MoreLess Info
The Houghton Lake Area Historical Society is a non-profit organization that is available for weddings, special events, and private parties. The society is best known or being the home of The Playhouse'.
Built in 1941, The Pines Theatre resembles a hunter's chalet complete with a taxidermy display. Guests can browse exhibits while waiting to see films screened in traditional and digital formats with surround sound.
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106 State Park Drive, Roscommon, MI 48653 MoreLess Info
There is almost a full mile of shoreline along South Higgins Lake State Park which sports a large, clear lake known for its fishing. The park features a big campground with 400 campsites and fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing and picnic facilities.
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11747 N. Higgins Lake Drive, Roscommon, MI 48653 MoreLess Info
The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum teaches visitors about its role in providing men with jobs during the Great Depression. A variety of mementos from CCC members are found in the museum, and exhibits show how the men lived and worked.
A restaurant and bowling center, Fred's of Roscommon provides eight synthetic lanes suitable open, league and cosmic bowling. The restaurant provides a full dining menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner along with private event hosting.