Picture of over twenty people riding bicycles in a parade.

The Wood Shop     Serves liquor 248 625-5660    Detroit Free Press 2011 Restaurant of the Year    ( walking distance)  Menu
Andiamo Trattoria  Serves liquor     248 620-9300   (walking distance)  Menu
Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen    Unique dining in an old church. Specializes in large variety of beers  248 620-6100  featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives   (walking distance) Menu
Brioni Cafe & Deli  - (248) 625-6181  Open breakfast and lunch - Main St. Walking distance  Menu
The Pub -  Sports Bar and Restaurant
Mr B's Roadhouse    Sports bar  and restaurant with very good food.  Serves liquor.   248 625-4600  1 mile
Kruse's Deer Lake Inn  - (248) 795-2077  Dixie Hwy  - 1 mile  menu
Sagano Japanese Bistro and Steakhouse  -  (248) 625-6755 Sashabaw Rd - 2.5 miles    Menu
Shepard's Hollow Golf Course   Fine cuisine  serves liquor   248 922-0300
Back Court Restaurant  Fine food   Serves liquor  -  248 625-5428 -  1 mile  Menu
Outback Steakhouse      248 620-4329  1.5 Miles
Gregg's Gourmet Cafe  - Great pizza  248 625-6612 Less than a mile

Dining in the Clarkston Area



Palace of Auburn Hills - 15 minutes
DTE Music theatre - 5 minutes
Woodward Dream Cruise Website www.woodwarddreamcuise.com
Great Lakes Crossing - Game Store and Movie theatre - 10 min.
Michigan Renaissance Festival - Weekends in Aug. and Sept. - 15 min
Meadowbrook Theatre and Music Festival - 20 min.
Waterford Hill Raceway - 10 min.
Summer Concerts in the Park - Friday evenings in June & July - Walking distance
Crafts & Cider Fesival - 3rd weekend in Sept. - Walking distance
Taste of Clarkston & Fun Daze - 4th Saturdeay in Sept. - Walking distance


Downtown Clarkston - Within walking distance - Antiques - Gifts - Jewelry - Fine Chocolates - Deli with wine, beer, & liquor - Stationary
Great Lakes Crossing - Largest mall in Michigan 1.5 million sq.feet Suppling entertainment and many eating places along with shopping- 10 minutes away
Olde World Canterbury Village - 18 specialty shops including an always Christmas and year around family attractions.
Battle Alley in Holly, Mich. a short trip up I-75 - Cute shops, Historic buildings, and the Sloan Museum.

For the golf enthusist this area may well be one of the highest concentration of golf courses in the United States.

Sheperd's Hollow - Clarkston     248-922-0300    3 miles   www.sheperdshollow.com
Oakhurst  Golf and country Club - Clarkston   248-391-3300   4 miles     www.oakhurstgolf.com
Pine Knob - Clarkston 248-625-4430  2 miles
Fountain's Golf  (Liberty) - Clarkston 248-625-3731 Just 2 miles www.fountainsgolf.com
Springfield Oaks - Davisburg
Indian Springs - White Lake
Indianwood - Lake Orion
White Lake Oaks - White Lake
Devels Ridge - Oxford
Bald Mountain - Lake Orion
Heather Highlands - Holly  248-634-6800  
Mulberry Hills - Oxford
Fieldstone Golf Club - Auburn Hills   248-370-9054
Mulligan's Golf Center (practice range) - Auburn Hills
Captain's Club - Grand Blanc     810-695-4653
Cooper Hills - Oxford


Bicycling - Miles of bicycle paths
Fishing - good fishing in the many lakes and Mill Pond
Tennis - Deer Lake Raquet Club
Professional Sports - Palace of Auburn Hills
Skiing - Pine Knob Ski Area and Mt. Holy
Auto Racing - Waterford Hill Raceway
Cross Country Skiing at the following locations: Indian Springs Metro Park, Independence Oaks, Ortonville State recreation Area, Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area

Parades -Clarkston has 3 parades that go past our Inn. 4th of July - Memorial day & a lighted Christmas Parade 2nd Sat. in December
Picture of performers with guitars and keytars in a park.
Free Concerts in the Park - Friday evenings  June and July 7pm sponsered by the Clarkston Area Chamber
Picture of a performer with a guitar in front of a large  crowd.

DTE Energy Music Theatre - One of the top outdoor Music Venues in the US only 3 miles from the Millpond Inn