The Alpine Village

Important Announcments

Welcome to Gaylord, Michigan

With a unique location on the 45 parallel, the Alpine Village of Gaylord is truly Northern Michigan’s heart. Whether planning to travel to Gaylord for the first visit or your 31st, we know that you will be back again and again. Gaylord is unique in its centrality — only minutes from everything you could hope for in the north and things you might not expect either, like top-notch shopping, galleries, arts, music festivals & wireless internet access you can use while relaxing on one of the park benches downtown.

Gaylord offers some of the finest Lodging opportunities in northern Michigan; hotels, motels, homes, cabins & condos, any type to meet your needs. Some properties have Special Offers.

Need help planning your trip or just have some questions, call our Gaylord Information Center at 800-345-8621 or contact via email at


With the passage of Proposal 2 in the 2022 election, voters have the right to vote in person at an early voting site prior to Election Day for all statewide and federal elections. Registered voters from within the city limits in Gaylord, Bagley Township, Charlton Township, Chester Township, Corwith Township, Dover Township, Elmira Township, Hayes Township, Livingston Township, and Otsego Lake Township can vote in the Presidential Primary Election from 8am to 4pm at Gaylord City Hall, 303 E Main St, Gaylord MI, 49735, from February 17th to February 25th. The voting will take place in the upstairs classroom that is accessible through our front entrance via stairs or elevator. If you still wish to vote on election day, voting will take place on February 27th from 7am to 8pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall. If you have any questions, or need to register to vote, please contact your local clerk.

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For generations, Native Americans in the Great Lakes region and beyond used a distinct method to help them traverse through the forest. Trail Marker Trees are trees that were shaped into a specific configuration by man to be easily distinguished and then used to aid in land or water navigation...

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There’s a lot going on in the Alpine Village of Gaylord. From Farmer’s Markets to Blocktoberfest, to the Alpine Parade, you won’t want to miss out on new event information as the year kicks into full gear. Simply sign up below with your name and email and we’ll keep you in the loop.

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