Photo of Double JJ in Rothbury MIMichigan is a vacation spot just waiting to be discovered. Surrounded by lakes and beautiful natural landscapes, this northern state has so much to offer, and when you stay at the Double JJ Resort, you won’t be disappointed. Their rustic accommodations are tucked deep inside the surrounding woods and have everything you need for the perfect cozy vacation in Rothbury, MI. Stay in a log home, family cabin, loft hotel room, or something else, and get ready to explore this beautiful hidden gem. Rothbury, MI is the perfect place for your next family vacation, but it is a bit undiscovered on the travel and tourism map. You might be wondering: what exactly should I expect of Rothbury, MI? Well, you’re in luck, because here, you’ll find a full guide to this sweet Michigan town, and everything you should do during your stay there.

Outdoor Adventures in Rothbury, MI

Rothbury, MI, is a place surrounded by natural wonders, which means it’s time to get outside! In the winter, enjoy snow tubing followed by a bonfire and snack at Double JJ’s snack shack! If it’s warmer out, or you have good gear, you’ll have access to 18 miles of hiking trails when you stay at the Double JJ. Have fun exploring hills, orchards, and the Sherwood forest by foot, cross country ski, or mountain bike. And if exploring the trails on your own just isn’t your thing, there are equestrian activities available that will help you to explore on horseback instead. Go out on an excursion with trained staff, take a lesson, participate in a cattle drive, or get the little ones excited about a pony ride!

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Back Forty Western Town

The Back Forty Western Town is one of the most unique things you can do in Rothbury, MI. Here, you’ll not only find plenty of recreation, but you’ll be able to experience their craft room, general store, and eat some delicious hand-dipped ice cream after dinner at the Shooter Saloon and Grill. This is also where you’ll find one of the two waterparks in the area (there is also an indoor waterpark, which includes the tallest indoor waterslide in western Michigan). At the Back Forty Western Town, the old west meets modern entertainment, and you and your family will not be disappointed.

Where to Eat

With all the restaurant options at the Double JJ Resort, you surely won’t go hungry during your stay. Take in the views from the Sundance Saloon and Grill, or enjoy the full bar and unique menu at Rustler’s Roost! For snacks, coffee, and more, check out Pony Expresso, Cactus Jacks, or Miner’s Gulp, and if you’re in the mood for ice cream, don’t miss the hand-dipped ice cream parlor in the General Store. With plenty of options to choose from, you’ll find yourself wanting to come back for more!

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With so much to do, see, and eat in Rothbury, MI, your options are truly endless. Enjoy hiking along a beautiful wooded trail, slide down some winter snow in a snow tube, or explore the Back Forty Western Town with your kids! There are plenty of options for everyone when it comes to a stay at the Double JJ Resort, so pack your bags, strap on your best walking shoes, and get ready to explore Michigan’s wild west!