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Attractions in: Sanilac County, Michigan

Location: South Eastern Michigan
Average Snowfall: 40 - 60 inches
Fall Color Season: Early October

Michigan Attractions

  • Sanilac Petroglyphs - located in Greenleaf Township are ancient rock carvings uncovered in recent times by farmers clearing the land
  • Large resort area with 40 miles of Lake Huron shoreline
  • Great fishing in Lake Huron for coho and chinook salmon, brown trout, lake trout and steelhead
  • Good canoeing along the Black River
  • Pick your own orchards and farmer markets

Cities in Sanilac County


Looking for a getaway close to Metro Detroit? Look no further. Lexington, Michigan is located in the beloved thumb of the Lower Peninsula. Only an hour and a half drive from Southeast Michigan it brings outdoor activities for hunters, fishermen and sunbathers alike.

Lexington is location on the shores of Lake Huron providing boaters a wonderful place to water ski, snorkel, swim and relax. Boaters are able to rent slips in the Lexington Harbor and enjoy the amenities that the downtown area has to offer. Quaint little shops ranging from fudge shops, clothing stores to the historic General Store, there's something for everyone's taste.

Downtown Lexington is home to great restaurants and entertainment. Looking for a sandwich or a pizza? Make sure to visit Smackwater Jacks. Visit the Cadillac House if you want to catch a game on their big screen or share a cocktail with many of the locals in the area. Lexington's newest addition is their theatre, The Lexington Music & Theatre Company. Catch plays put on by local area actors. If you are looking to play some golf, visit Lakeview Hills. Lakeview Hills offers challenging courses through water, sand and trees. Golf isn't the only game they offer. After having some dinner, challenge your partner to a game of bowling.

You don't need a boat to enjoy any of Lexington's amenities. Along the lakeshore you'll find many cottages, cabins and bed and breakfasts to hang your hat. So whether you are trying to get away from the city or just want to enjoy Lake Huron, Lexington Michigan offers plenty to do.

Cities you can visit in Sanilac County, Michigan

Applegate, Argyle Township, Austin Township, Bridgehampton Township, Brown City (part), Buel Township, Carsonville (part), Croswell, Custer Township, Decker, Deckerville, Delaware Township, Elk Township, Elmer Township, Evergreen Township, Flynn Township, Forester Township, Forestville, Fremont Township, Greenleaf Township, Lamotte Township, Lexington Township, Maple Valley Township, Marion Township, Marlette, Melvin, Minden City, Minden Township, Moore Township, Palms, Peck, Port Sanilac, Sandusky (County Seat), Sanilac Township, Snover, Speaker Township, Washington Township, Watertown Township, Wheatland Township, Worth Township

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