A Google search says people ask the question “What is Christmas Michigan known for?” Well, a Michigan Town called Christmas, better be known for Christmas. According to www.awesomemitten.com, Christmas Michigan was founded in 1938 by a local man that started a factory that made Christmas toys and gifts. The original name of the town was Onata, but the town changed the name to Christmas to position the town as a winter vacation spot.
Christmas Michigan is located between Munising and Au Train, on the shores of Bay Furnace. You won’t miss the town as you are greeted by a giant Santa pointing you where to go by the road.
The town stays diligent to this theme as it is Christmas all year round in the town of Christmas. Their post office is one of the busiest in Michigan. Everyone comes to this post office to send out their letters to get the coveted “Christmas” stamp.
The town is a small sleepy town of only about 400 people. However, there is no lack of things to do in and around the town. Some of the things you can do include: