Bay Port Michigan is known for the paranormal. Bay Port is the site of a publicly acknowledged haunted Bed & Breakfast Inn and you can walk through a cemetery of a vanished religious colony, and see the site of a haunted hotel that was never rebuilt.
The former B&B has been featured on Pure Michigan, two Haunted Michigan travel books and highlighted in a paranormal documentary and a movie.
The Bay Port Fish Sandwich Festival is the granddaddy of them all. Since 1978 folks come in and lined up for a fish sandwich that “takes two hands to hold one.
Bay Port Commercial Fishing District was designated a National Historic Place in 1977. At the time there were seven buildings on the site. Now three remain.
The Letters from Ora Labora 1862 – 1898. Offers a glimpse of the challenges of being a religious pioneer in Michigan’s Wilderness.
This is a collection of stories written through the years.
The story of the luxurious Bay Port Hotel and the railway resort era in the late 1800s was short lived.
Was the untimely demise of one of its guests the cause if its downfall?
Top 15 “Must See” Michigan Upper Thumb Attractions.
A perfect recipe for a day trip or a week of exploring. Many are free to see and all are an easy drive to get to.