About East Tawas

Let's have a look around into background of East Tawas

County: Iosco County
State: Michigan
Country: United States
Latitude: 44.2794611
Longitude: -83.4902519
Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in East Tawas

Climate: Warm Summer Continental Climate
Best Time to Visit: March to August


East Tawas is a city in Iosco County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,808 at the 2010 census.

Distance from East Tawas center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Alpena County Regional Airport (APN / KAPN). This airport has domestic flights from Alpena, Michigan. Another major airport is MBS International Airport (MBS / KMBS), which has domestic flights from Freeland, Michigan.
Driving Distance: 69 miles / 111 km
Driving Time: 95 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Other West Germanic languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: Alpena County Regional Airport 
Rail: Lake State Railway
Road: Bus: Iosco Transit Corp.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities



Alpena is a city located in Michigan.

  • Climate:   humid continental
  • Best Time to Visit:  Fall, late Spring and Summer
Tourist Attractions
  • Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center
  • Johnny Appleseed Hermon Woodland
  • Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary

Bay City


Baytown is a city, located in Harris County, Texas.


Climate:  Humid Subtropical           

Best Time to Visit: Fall

Tourist Attractions
  • Baytown Nature Center
  • River Terrace Park
  • Roseland Park

Emergency Contact Numbers in East Tawas city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: +1 989-393-9800
Airport: +1 989-354-2907 (Alpena County Regional Airport )
Hospital: +1 989-362-3411 (St. Joseph Health System )


Polar Bear Swim
Tawas’ annual Summerfest
 Animal Parade

Tourist Attractions

Tawas Point State Park
Tawas Point Light
Dewey Durant Park

Theatre & Concerts

Family Theatre
Lake Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in East Tawas

G's Pizzeria & Deli
Marion's Dairy Bar
Village Chocolatier

Top Shopping Centers in East Tawas

Windjammer Gifts & Clothing
The Local Basket Case 2
R & M Dockside

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Iosco County Historical Museum
Tawas Bay Art Gallery
Tawas Point State Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Lobster Bisque – Northwoods Steak House
Hamburger – Barnacle Bill's
Crab Rangoon – Hsing's Garden Chinese Restaurant

Sports Club

Tawas Bay Yacht Club – Yacht Club
Tawas Creek Golf Club – Golf
Red Hawk Course – Golf

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 5.00
Taxi: $ 3.12 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 725.00
Cheap meal: $ 12.00
Gasoline: $ 0.66 / litre
3 course meal: $ 42.50