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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
“Really fun to do Karaoke here on the weekends. Good bar food too. Kid friendly during the day. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“We go to the Spice Mill several times a year to get our favorite spice blends. (Miracle Blend, garlic pepper, and Garlic Lovers Delight). All of their spices are very fresh and delicious. Fall is special because of all the carved pumpkins throughout the gardens. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Jewellery Store
“I love this store. There are a lot of great little places to shop, eat and walk around in Downtown Alden. Also a boat launch into Torch Lake.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“They have cocktails now too! The food in this little gem of a cafe' is top notch. Service is great. Very nice, welcoming atmosphere. Small and quaint. Best Quiche EVER! Try the Chicken salad too! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Winery
“Great little local winery. Flavors and types change throughout the season. We like supporting the local businesses.”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“The Museum has a model train exhibit, local photographs and information. They also host special exhibits. There is a train engine and caboose on the property. The park has Torch Lake access and is a great place for sunsets.”
  • 1 local recommends
Clothing Store
  • 1 local recommends
Liquor Store
Locality
“Ice cream at Higgins party store. And walk out to the lighthouse for some amazing views.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“They have cocktails now too! The food in this little gem of a cafe' is top notch. Service is great. Very nice, welcoming atmosphere. Small and quaint. Best Quiche EVER! Try the Chicken salad too! ”
  • 3 locals recommend

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