With or without a motor, the Eastside Waterways can make it happen for you and your boat. Beginning in the Northwest corner of the county, the Clinton River winds through several communities and out to Lake St. Clair. With kayak liveries and launches along the way, you are never far removed from a little aquatic relaxation. If motorized is more of your speed, check out one of the many options along the Lake St. Clair shoreline.
Cycling trails on the Eastside offer riders of all levels and all interests something fun. Farms? Yes. Urban? Yes. Waterfront? Yes. Classic downtown? Yes. Countryside and parkside? Yes and yes. This variety is what gave birth to Eastside Out and the need to promote these wonderful choices to locals and visitors alike. Check out the explore page on the site and see where our trails can take you.
The heart of shopping on the Eastside is the local, homegrown business. If you want big box we have that too, but the soul of true Eastside shopping happens in the neighborhood and classic town stores throughout Macomb County. Utica Junction, downtown Mt. Clemens, Romeo, Richmond and downtown New Baltimore are all here to give you a unique experience.
Looking for a niche dining experience in a relaxed setting? Want to discover what hasn’t been “discovered” by 8,000 other diners on a Friday night? Come to the Eastside, where you can eat, enjoy a great setting and discover your own top 10 list of dining experiences.
There's always a new challenge to keep you motivated.
Get outside for fresh air and activity by hitting the hike/bike trail. The 6.1-mile paved trail is cleared for recreation all winter long. It also connects to the Macomb Orchard Trail via Shelby Rd.
You can also, escape the winter blues by snowshoeing or cross-country skiing! There are 13 miles of marked and groomed traditional cross-country ski trails, covering level to hilly terrain. You can coast over snow-glazed trails on the golf course or mountain bike routes. Strap on your snowshoes and hit the hiking trails throughout the park too!