With summer quickly coming to an end and autumn just around the corner, the changing of the seasons doesn’t have to mean the end of adventure. There is more than enough to do and experience as the leaves start to change color, and Rothbury, MI is full of exciting fall activities. The Double JJ Resort in Rothbury will not only give you a place to stay but will allow you to be close to every fall activity in Michigan you can think of. Not to mention the resort itself hosts some fantastic fall activities in Michigan you can access without even leaving the area, such as fine dining, horseback riding, and mini-golf. Michigan itself, however, is a beautiful state full of stunning natural landscapes, and while there are more than a few adventures to do during your trip to Rothbury, MI, these are three that should not be missed.


During your stay at the Double JJ Resort, one important fall activity in Michigan that you should make sure you experience is golfing at one of the resort’s two nearby golf courses. You’ll have your choice of either Grand View Golf Course or Thoroughbred Golf Course (or both!), each one surrounded by trees that are sure to show their autumn colors as the weather starts cooling down. Grand View Golf Course boasts 4.5 stars on Golf Advisor and prides itself on its green landscape and sprawling views from many elevated spots in the course. Thoroughbred Golf Course is known for its accessibility to golfers of any level and its woodland landscape, which is sure to be beautiful during the autumntime.

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One of the most popular fall activities in Michigan is to explore the William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail by bike. This trail goes on for miles, allowing locals and visitors alike to enjoy riding down this mostly-shaded area. You don’t have to do the entire trail, either! Simply riding for a few miles will let you enjoy the shade of the local autumn trees, no matter how far you go. This trail is suitable for children to ride on as well, and the trail passes through multiple towns, each of which is worth exploring.


A fantastic way to experience the autumn landscape of Rothbury, MI is to go hiking on one of the area’s many nearby trails. As one of the best fall activities in Michigan, trails are located everywhere, especially in some of Rothbury’s nearby state parks. Muskegon State Park has an abundance of trails that would be great for the entire family, such as Lost Lake Trail, Devil’s Kitchen Trail, and the slightly more difficult Dune Ridge Trail, all of which will allow you to get up close and personal with the beauty that fall in Michigan has to offer.

Family-Friendly Fall Activities in Michigan

There are simply so many fall activities in Michigan that it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to adventuring in the autumn time. Luckily a stay at Double JJ Resort will put you close enough to all of Rothbury’s best fall activities, allowing you to get the absolute most out of your trip to Michigan.