Besides having an extremely unique name, Bad Axe offers its visitors an absolutely amazing place to visit. Sitting just a short drive from a point on Lake Huron, Bad Axe encompasses the spirit of lake-life living.
The downtown core is home to a wide range of stores, boutiques, cafes and restaurants. Bad Axe also hosts several events throughout the year, including the Huron Community Fair, a cruise night and even a Christmas parade. To experience a unique settlement of historic buildings, visit the Historical Pioneer Log Cabin Village. You’ll also find a log cabin home, small schoolhouse, chapel, general store, and a blacksmith shop.
For travelers hoping to experience activities on Lake Huron, Bad Axe is a perfect jumping off point. Whether you’re looking for boat tours, fishing charters, kayak and paddleboard rentals, or supplies for a lakeside picnic, Bad Axe has it all.
For the golfers, Bad Axe is home to Verona Hills Golf Club, an 18-hole championship golf course. The golf course features gently rolling greens and wooded terrain. You can also check out Century Oaks Golf Course, Double Eagle Golf, or Ubly Heights Golf-Country Club.
Budding sommeliers will enjoy some of the local wineries and vineyards. One worth noting is Dizzy Daisy Winery, which grows many of the grapes and fruits found in their wines, making it a really wonderful representation of the local varietals.