Where Year-Round Outdoor Recreation Is at a Premium ...

​LOCATED ON THE EASTERN TIP OF CHIPPEWA COUNTY, IN THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN.

​​Village of DeTour  and  DeTour Township

We  Offer Beautiful Backdrops ...

WE ARE OUT OF THE WAY

OUR LODGING IS UNIQUE and SCATTERED

​WE'RE TINY AND QUIET

AND OUR BEAUTY CANNOT BE BEAT

What a gem this park this is.  Situated along the St Mary's River on the south end of town (on Ontario St), the Botanical Gardens provide visitors quiet peaceful walking paths through several individually designed and maintained memorial garden spaces.  Benches along the beach offer freighter viewing while relaxing.  Open gathering area around reflecting pond, or a quiet spot along the shore offer great ceremony spots.

A Special Day - A Special Spot

EUP Fine Arts Hall

DeTour Village:   Many rentals and a bed and breakfast are available throughout the DeTour area


Drummond Island:   A ten minute ferry ride from DeTour across the St Mary's River, Drummond Island provides access to cottages, motels, rentals, restaurants, stores, and miles upon miles of outdoor excitement.


Goetzville / Raber Area:You talk about unique ... travel 20 to 30 minutes north to multiple small cottages built along the St Mary's River and Raber Bay.  Fish on.  


Cedarville / Hessel Area:  Les Cheneaux Islands are 30 minutes from DeTour and offer a small quaint community on Lake Huron with multiple motels, cabins, rentals and a fantastic marina nestled within the islands.


Sault Ste Marie:A one hour drive north brings you to the world famous Soo Locks and many hotels, motels, restaurants, and shopping.


St Ignace: Home to the incredible Maciknac Bridge, (The Mighty Mac) this community (founded in 1671) has U.P. charm and offers hotels, motels, marinas, restaurants, festivals ... you name it.  Plus St Ignace borders both Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.  An easy one hour drive from DeTour.


Mackinac Island: Take a ferry from St Ignace over to Mackinac Island where you can find ample bed and breakfast lodging and a horse and buggy life style.

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Village Hall

ALL WITHIN 60 MINUTES OF DeTOUR VILLAGE

Lodging

In memory of a Dr. Shula Giddens, a former resident, school teacher and coach, Shula Giddens Park is located on the shores of the St Mary's River on the south end of town, and invites you into our community.  
It's a nice place to dip your toes into the cool water of the St Mary's ... and maybe hold a wedding ceremony in our quaint gazabo.    

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Six organized congregations bless our village.

Each offering their followers unity and peace. 

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With amble indoor space, including folding tables and chairs, large commercial kitchen, restrooms and parking.  A large open lot next door to hall which overlooks the St Mary's River offers the best of both worlds; indoor and outdoor ceremony and celebration.

This fabulous old building was once Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall.  It is now home to Eastern Upper Peninsula Fine Arts Council.  With beautiful table service, large round or onlong tables, chairs, performing stage, a fully functioning commercial kitchen and seperate bar area with fireplace, it's picture perfect.

DeTOUR VILLAGE 906-297-5471

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A large pavilion with several picnic tables, a stage and a fully funtioning kitchen.  Plenty of cover for incliment weather and large open outdoor space to gather and enjoy your loved ones.