Attractions

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. Visit the Alpena Convention & Visitors Bureau for more information on all things Alpena. Or call 1-800-4-ALPENA to speak to a representative.

Bay View Park, Alpena, Michigan

Bay View Park, Alpena, MI

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), Old Presque Isle Lighthouse, Thompson Harbor Park Preserve, Leer Area Sinkholes and Presque Isle Harbor (Big Boat Fishing).

Loafer Activities

  • 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

Loafers To Do List

Local Annual 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 Alpena Convention & Visitors Bureau’s comprehensive list.