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The Friendship Lodge is a one of a kind historical log cabin with six sleeping areas for up to 13 guests. Built in 1935, this rustic beauty has been newly renovated, decorated, and furnished with modern comforts.

Now winterized , we welcome hunters, snowmobilers, ice fishermen and winter lovers to enjoy this majestic space on the shore of Long Lake in northeast Michigan, 10 miles from Alpena.

Amenities include 93 feet of sandy beach, a 40 foot dock, 12' row boat, play area, lawn furniture, picnic tables, fire pit, gas and charcoal grills.

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Local activities and attractions

Alpena has year-round events and local activities.

  • Lafarge Downtown Alpena Riverfest
  • Hubbard Lake Manjidiwin Days
  • Alpena Blues Festival
  • Jesse Besser Museum Log Cabin Day
  • Fourth of July Celebration
  • Thunder Bay Maritime Festival
  • Michigan Brown Trout Festival
  • Art on the Bay
  • Alpena County Fair
  • Ramblin' Rods Car Show
  • Antique Tractor and Steam Engine Show
  • Jesse Besser Museum Fall Harvest Day
  • A College Day for Women at ACC
  • Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival
  • Light Up the Season Weekend Downtown
  • Season of Light at Besser Museum
  • Lafarge/Bolenz Holiday Parade Downtown
  • Santa Parade, Alpena Mall
  • Thunder Bay 250 Snowmobile Races
  • Michigan's Junior Miss Scholarship Program
  • Michigan Regional Sportsmen's Show
  • Thunder Bay Shipwreck Festival