• Port Sanilac Lighthouse In The Fall

    Port Sanilac Lighthouse In The Fall

  • Port Sanilac Harbor From The Street

    Port Sanilac Harbor From The Street

  • Lake Huron From Port Sanilac Beach

    Lake Huron From Port Sanilac Beach

  • Sunrise From Port Sanilac Beach

    Sunrise From Port Sanilac Beach

  • Sailboat On Edge Off Of Port Sanilac

    Sailboat On Edge Off Of Port Sanilac

  • Sailboats Docked At Port Sanilac Marina

    Sailboats Docked At Port Sanilac Marina

  • Sailboat Race Off Of Port Sanilac

    Sailboat Race Off Of Port Sanilac

  • Historic Sanilac County Michigan Village & Museum

    Historic Sanilac County Michigan Village & Museum

  • Child At The Port Sanilac Shore

    Child At The Port Sanilac Shore

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Dock at shore or drive along it… Port Sanilac offers a peaceful retreat settled on the water’s edge in the heart of The East Ports. Whether looking to enjoy a meal, peruse an eclectic array of downtown shopping, take in the music and markets, or just head for the waves. Port Sanilac keeps the harbor light on for you any time of year.

Here is a quick video overview of our great little village…




Here is an overview of what you can do while you’re here…

We have fun shops, fabulous dining, and beautiful lakeshore. You’re on vacation; take some time, look around, enjoy your stay. We’re glad you’re here!

You can view/download an abbreviated Tour Port Sanilac Brochure here.

Charming Attractions To See:

Port Sanilac Lighthouse

Port Sanilac LighthouseVisit Our Historic Port Sanilac Lighthouse. Vessel traffic on Lake Huron increased by leaps and bounds during the 1860’s after the opening of the Sault Lock. Lake ship crews appreciated…

Sanilac County Historic Museum

Sanilac County Historic Village & MuseumVisit Our Historic Sanilac County Village & Museum. The Sanilac County Historic Village and Museum is home to more than a dozen historic buildings. The ten acre site is part of the estate of…

Port Sanilac Harbor

Port Sanilac HarborVisit Our Port Sanilac Harbor. Port Sanilac is your summer water wonderland with everything from fishing to sailing to diving. A premier harbor with a variety of dockage and…

Port Sanilac Marina

Port Sanilac MarinaIf you’re a boater… The Port Sanilac Marina offers a wide variety of transit slips as well as long term dockage contracts. Guests can stay for a day, a week, a month, or…

The Barn Theatre

The Barn TheatreThe Barn Theatre is a non-profit summer stock theatre that prides itself on providing quality entertainment to local residents as well as visitors, and doing it all…

Blue Water Winery

Blue Water WineryThe Blue Water Winery creates its unique and award winning wines from luscious grapes grown in their 20 acre vineyard. They grow classic northern…

Fun Things To Do:


Port Sanilac BoatingPort Sanilac is home to two marinas and public dockage. Port Sanilac Harbor of Refuge is a full service public dockage facility. Offering amenities including…


Port Sanilac FishingPort Sanilac is a popular fishing destination. Perch are widely available, as well as salmon and walleye. The DNR boat launch offers a convenient place to take off from. It also features…


Port Sanilac SailingPort Sanilac has convenient access to Lake Huron – be out on the water sailing in 5 minutes. No long motoring from a distant slip…


Port Sanilac DivingPort Sanilac is home to the Sanilac Shores Underwater Preserve. This marine museum is home to a number of historical shipwrecks, including the Regina, a…

Kayaking/Paddle Boarding

Kayaking/Paddle Boarding In Port SanilacKayak or Paddle Board the stunning shores of Lake Huron. Port Austin Kayak is now launching from the Port Sanilac harbor…


Port Sanilac BeachesThere are two public beaches in Port Sanilac. Both beaches offer a wonderful place for families to spend the afternoon in the sun and…


Dining In Port SanilacWhile walking down main street you can catch a few whiffs of some great smelling food from the nearby restaurants. Some of them are the “best kept secrets” in the East Ports area…


Shopping In Port SanilacFrom groceries, to hardware, to gifts, Port Sanilac has it, and most of it within walking distance. Stroll around downtown and pick out a few treasures…

Come Summer With Us In Port Sanilac!

Let Port Sanilac be your Michigan vacation destination.

In the heart of the East Ports, Port Sanilac is a great place to bask in the sun, swim, sail, boat, fish, dive, backpack, golf, or camp out along the lake; making it like no other place else in Michigan.

Visiting or moving here will allow you to experience the sweet easy flowing days, in quiet, cozy, quaint, Port Sanilac, Michigan, on the United States side of Lake Huron. And while here you’ll be able to reflect & meditate & contemplate in order to revitalize, rejuvenate, regenerate or and/or restore your well-being.

Port Sanilac is a magical place where you can either relax or enjoy a plethora of activities all just a stone’s throw away from Lake Huron.

Driving to Port Sanilac, you have two routes you can take. One route takes you on a scenic drive along Lake Huron through several small towns along M-25. The other route takes you through several small towns primarily viewing the beautiful and peaceful countryside all the way, via M-46.

Once in Port Sanilac, the scenery includes miles of sandy beach, restaurants that offer a variety of food and drink, places to stay including campsites, and cabins for rent located right on the beach. There are a variety of places to stay in and near Port Sanilac. Most have a short walk to the beach… some are equipped with a swimming pool, kitchen, satellite TV, Internet, air-conditioning, screened-in porches, on-site laundry facilities.They are also kept very clean and well maintained.

The downtown area has a lot of great things going on, and charm. While walking down main street you can catch a few whiffs of some great smelling food from the nearby restaurants. Some of those restaurants include The Stone Lodge and The Van Camp House.

In the summer, the weather is warm and pleasant from May to October. Come enjoy the peace and quiet of the area without having to worry about the time. Catch up on all that reading that you’ve have been neglecting and enjoy the scenery that beautiful Lake Huron offers. Port Sanilac is also well known for their festivals and music events that happen throughout the summer.

We hope that you make Port Sanilac a part of your upcoming plans… enjoy your stay… and please come back again. You might even consider making The Village of Port Sanilac your permanent home.

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