Neumann’s Loafers Retreat is located on the shores of Long Lake, Michigan but is also just a short 13-mile drive away from Alpena, Michigan. Alpena is situated on Lake Huron and has been known to sailors as “A Port in the Storm”.
Alpena provides shopping, dining and many great annual events. Check out the Visit Alpena Website for more information on all things Alpena. Or call 989-340-2288 to speak to a representative.
Bicycling, Boating, Canoeing, Cookouts, Dining Out, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking, Hunting, Jet Skiing, Kayaking, Museum, Planetarium, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Shopping, Swimming, Theaters, Trophy Fishing, Water Skiing
Things to Do
Alpena Shipwreck Tours, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center (Fun Exhibits for the Kids), Jesse Besser Museum (Alpena), Art in the Loft (Local Artist Exhibits), River Center (Wildlife Sanctuary), Arzo Sports & Fun Park (Go-Karts), Dinosaur Gardens (Walking Tour of Life-Size Reproductions), Thunder Bay Theatre (Live Acting), Ocqueoc Falls (Presque Isle County), Presque Isle Lighthouses, Thompson Harbor Park Preserve, Leer Area Sinkholes and Presque Isle Harbor (Big Boat Fishing).
Local Annual Events
Due to COVID-19 restrictions it’s best to check the Alpena Visitors Bureau for the most up to date event listings. http://www.visitalpena.com/events/
Best Local Dining
These are some of the finer dining, coffee and ice cream establishments in the area. Alpena does have the standard fast food fare. For a complete list of restaurants and shopping please see the Visit Alpena website’s comprehensive list.
- Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar – 1468 M-32 West Alpena, MI 49707
- Big Boy Restaurant – 400 Ripley Blvd. Alpena, MI 49707
- Cabin Creek Coffee – 201 North Second Ave. Alpena, MI 49707
- Chee-Ping Chinese & Thai Restaurant – 1237 U.S. 23 North Alpena, MI 49707
- Court Yard Restaurant – 2024 U.S. 23 South Alpena, MI 49707
- CW’s Restaurant – 1000 U.S. 23 North Alpena, MI 49707
- Downtown Scoops – 101 North Second Ave. Alpena, MI 49707
- Jimmy Chen’s Hunan Chinese Restaurant – 1283 M-32 West Alpena, MI 49707
- JJ’s Steak & Pizza House – 411 North Second Ave. Alpena, MI 49707
- John A. Lau Saloon – 414 North Second Ave. Alpena, MI 49707
- The 19th Hole (Twin Acres) – 1081 U.S. 23 North Alpena, MI 49707
- The Black Sheep Pub – 113 S. Second Ave. Alpena, MI 49707
- The Fresh Palate Gourmet Food – 109 North Second Ave. Alpena, MI 49707
- The Portage Restaurant – 5529 E. Grand Lake Rd. Presque Isle, MI 49777