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De-Tour-Village is a small community location on the eastern tip of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Only 500 permanent residents and about two dozen local businesses can be found in this little town that has only 2 traffic lights, yet Detour Village is big on attractions and is a great place to get away from it all and relax. First of all, it's known for its' fishing, boating and hunting. There are two state campgrounds nearby at DeTour State Forest and Lime Island and a full service, 88-slip marina is located in town. DeTour Village is widely regarded as one of the best salmon fisheries in Michigan, and fishing is also excellent for perch, walleye, herring and pike. Snowmobiling is the other big sport in the area, where beautiful wooded trails give great views of the river and Canada. Some of the other attractions in town include the DeTour Reef Lighthouse and the Detour Botanical Gardens, which are the northern most gardens of this kind in the state. The Detour Museum and Maritime Park, which is located on the ferry dock, showcases 200 years of history of the area. Other nearby points of interest includes Drummond Island and Caribou Lake, and Detour Village is also host to an annual Winterfest Celebration, usually held in February.

Surrounding areas: Drummond Island, Michigan (8.0 mi), Les Cheneaux Islands, Michigan (20.4 mi), Cedarville, Michigan (21.4 mi), Mackinac Island, Michigan (35.9 mi), Cheboygan, Michigan (36.8 mi), Sault Ste Marie, Michigan (39.4 mi)

De Tour Village Vacation Rentals

De Tour Village Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Comfort Inn - Cedarville210 W SR-134Cedarville, MI22.1 mi.(906) 484-2266

De Tour Village Weather & Climate

Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula enjoys moderate summers and cold winters. For decades, visitors have been coming to this area to escape the summer heat and enjoy the cooling effect of the lake breezes. The Lakes affect all areas of the weather, and summers tend to be sunny as the cool water of the Lakes chill the air near the earth's surface, producing a stable atmosphere. In winter, the area becomes a wonderland of ice and snow, with an average of between 40-70 inches of snow, depending on location. Rainfall in upper Michigan is generally around 30 inches per year, with occasional thunderstorms in spring and summer. Autumn is sunny with mild days and cool nights - too cold for swimming, but just right for other activities such as fall color tours, antiquing, golfing, and exploring the lake-studded countryside.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 23°F 6°F 1.89 in. -
February 25°F 6°F 1.21 in. -
March 34°F 16°F 2.20 in. -
April 46°F 29°F 2.27 in. -
May 60°F 40°F 2.57 in. -
June 69°F 50°F 2.61 in. -
July 75°F 56°F 3.09 in. -
August 73°F 56°F 2.95 in. -
September 64°F 49°F 3.67 in. -
October 52°F 38°F 2.63 in. -
November 40°F 28°F 2.41 in. -
December 30°F 16°F 2.03 in. -

De Tour Village Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Chippewa County International airport (CIU) located about 32 miles northwest of De Tour Village in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, Sault Ste Marie Municipal Sanderson Field (ANJ) located approximately 40 miles northwest of De Tour Village in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, the Pellston Regional Of Emmet County airport (PLN) located roughly 52 miles southwest of De Tour Village in Pellston, Michigan, and finally the Alpena County Regional airport (APN) located around 65 miles south of De Tour Village in Alpena, Michigan.

De Tour Village Attractions

Golf Courses
Drummond Island Golf CourseDrummond IslandMI8.0 mi.
Les Cheneaux Club & Golf LinkCedarvilleMI21.4 mi.
Munoscong Golf ClubPickfordMI24.4 mi.
Hessel Ridge Golf CourseHesselMI24.8 mi.
Ski Areas
Nubs NobHarbor SpringsMI65.4 mi.
Boyne USA ResortsBoyne FallsMI75.3 mi.
Treetops SylvanGaylordMI76.6 mi.
Shanty CreekBellaireMI94.5 mi.
State Parks
De Tour State ParkMI5.6 mi. 
Mackinac Island State ParkMI35.7 mi. 
P H Hoeft State ParkMI37.0 mi. 
Mackinac State Historic ParksMackinac IslandMI35.9 mi.(History)

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