Holly, Michigan

Holly Michigan - "Up North" in Oakland County www.mainstreetholly.com


holly michiganHolly Michigan is a quaint village that has preserved its historic archtecture and 19th century charm. Just a few miles from Detroit, you find your self "up north" in Oakland County. The railroads played the most important role in the establishment of Holly, Michigan.

Holly was the site of the first rail junction in the country which happened in 1860. The trains still roll in Holly and at any moment you might hear the haunting sound of the train whistle. Holly, Michigan has everything for a delightful getaway. The downtown district boasts unique shops unlike any other town.

Nearby are excellent dining spots, the treasures of Battle Alley and the historic Holly Hotel. If you are planning a trip to the nearby trails, the unique festivals or a tour of the museums and shops, there is equally unique lodging. Holly Michigan is home to the largest ski and snowboarding resort in the southeastern part of Michigan. The resort located at Mount Holly has 19 trails with different levels of difficulty and a high-speed chairlift.

Holly Michigan presents the Annual Holly Dickens Festival. This is a Michigan State Wide celebration, of the work of Charles Dickens and his classic character, Ebenezer Scrooge. Towns people appear in period costume for the many events that take place during the festival.

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