Cheboygan is a small town, with a population of around 5,000. It is, however, one of the largest towns along Lake Huron and sits at the mouth of the 38-mile waterway linking Lake Huron to Lake Michigan's Little Traverse Bay. Cheboygan is an area where nature and water merge, and those who love the two will find a visit full of things to do.
The town has the old Opera House, a Victorian theater still offering local entertainment, and a historical museum, once serving as the county jail. In the downtown business district, along the Cheboygan River, shops and restaurants line the streets with everything from Italian food and steaks to fresh seafood.
The Grass Bay Preserve is a wetland habitat with pools, marshes and flats separated by dunes. With over 400 acres, the preserve is home to various species of flora from wildflowers and pitcher's thistle to irises and sundews. The Agnes Andreae Nature Preserve is another natural habitat in the area, this one in Indian River, and featuring various trail paths for hikers and cross-country skiing.
Cheboygan is located along Lake Huron, in the very northern tip of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. It is slightly southeast of Mackinaw City.