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Best way to travel: Car
#1 thing to do: Dine at Back Bay Grille and Games
#2 thing to do: Golf at Wild Bluff Golf Course
Fun Fact: Did you know that Dafter was founded as a lumber settlement and that the given post office name was “Stevensburgh”? George Stevens was the first postmaster and it was only changed to Dafter after 14 years of being called Stevensburgh.
#1 Car Rental Company: Thrifty
Top 5 Things to Do in Dafter
Dafter is a small township located in Chippewa Province, Michigan. This city is situated near the banks of the Waiska River and was founded as a lumber camp.
1. GarLyn Zoological Park: This zoological park is home to exotic animals from all over the world, including reindeer, wallaby, camel and Patagonian cavy. It also houses native animals, like the raccoon, wolf, black bear, whitetail deer, cougar, bobcat and otter. The park provides fun and education for all the family.
2. Beaver Island Museum: This museum is located on Main Street, Beaver Island and was built in 1906. It is dedicated to displaying the history of St James, during a period when it was a bustling harbor.
3. Fort deBuade Indian Museum: This is one of the newest, fort-based, museums and covers the history of Native American Indians, prior to the arrival of the English, American and French settlers. The fort was built in 1681 and was the first to help protect fur traders. It houses an extensive collection of arts and craft objects, along with Indian and Military weapons.
4. Mackinac Island State Park: This state park, situated in the Mackinac Islands, claims to be the first state park in the state and is listed as the world's twentieth most beautiful island. The 1,800 acre park has outstanding limestone bluffs, crystal waters, wildflowers and canopies of birch and cedar.
5. River of History Museum: This museum covers over 8,000 years of ancient culture and history and uses a sound system to tell tales of the past. Some of the stories relate to the French fur trader's cabin, the Soo Locks, Ojibwa culture, 19th century expansion, British influence and glacial history.