Raymond House Inn

111 S. Ridge (M-25), Port Sanilac, Michigan 48469
Innkeeper(s): Gary & Cristi Bobofchak
  • Introduction

    Raymond House Inn, front view

    Enjoy the affordable luxury of the historic Raymond House, a cozy Victorian bed & breakfast inn.

    Less than two hours north of the Detroit metro area in the "Thumb", at Michigan's first harbor of refuge. A landmark with modern conveniences, 500 feet from Lake Huron and lighthouse.

    Restful seclusion close to shops, beach, marina and restaurants.

    Cited in American Historic Inns, Fodor's Inns, Pam Lanier's Country Inns, Michigan Off the Beaten Path, Rand-McNally and featured in Cleveland Magazine, Michigan Back Roads and AAA Michigan Living. Certified for highest quality by the Michigan Lake to Lake Bed & Breakfast Association.


    • Seven spacious bed chambers with warm period furnishings. Five with private baths and two with shared bath. All rooms have central air conditioning.
    • Generous home-cooked breakfast.
    • Sited on a tree-shaded acre with sun deck and gingerbread portico.
    • Old-fashioned parlor.
    • Phones, TV/VCR, robes in rooms.
    • Free Wireless Internet and free long distance to the U.S. in all our rooms.
    • Harbor Light Photographics Art Gallery - Open All Year

    Raymond House Inn, Lighthouse

    Built in 1872 by a prestigious town founder, the house was occupied continuously by the Raymond family for 112 years. Restoration began in 1983; the Inn was placed on the Michigan Register of Historical Sites in 1992.

    The Inn's original Victoriana is preserved; outside are the gingerbread facade, steep sloping roofs and white icicle trim. Inside are classic mouldings, framed ancestral photographs, brightly colored bedspreads and lace curtains.

    Let us be your location for:

    • Family Reunions
    • Retreats
    • Craft weekends with your group
    • Quiet getaway weekends

    Raymond House Inn is a member of the Michigan Lake to Lake Bed & Breakfast Association.
    Also check out: Harbor Light Gallery

  • In The Village

    Lighthouse…Put into service in 1886 and now operated by United States Coast Guard. A beacon for generations of sailors and prohibition bootleggers.

    Marina…Home port to more than 200 sail and power boats. Stroll out on the breakwall and enjoy the view or fish for perch, trout and salmon. Charter boat fishing, marine supplies and apparel.

    Restaurants…Dine at Huron Shores Golf Club, The Landing, Stone Lodge, Mary's Diner and The Van Camp House.

    Sunken Treasure…Sixteen sunken vessels and artifacts in adjacent Underwater Preserve Shipwreck Museum. Inquire at the dive shop about scuba excursions.

    Loop-Harrison Museum…County museum was Victorian home-surgery. Museum has events all year. Call for schedule: 810-622-9946 of Dr. Joseph Loop, built in 1872. Original furnishings, artifact of shipwrecks.

    Barn Theater…Seasonal productions of musicals, comedies and concerts.

    Shopping…Historic Raymond Hardware,Karen's Boutique, The Harbor Light Gallery and Gallery 890

    Golf…Huron Shores Golf Club golf.

    Area Parks…Sandy beach, swimming and picnic areas within walking distance.

    Boat Launch…Public access at North breakwall.

    Antiques…The Gray Cottage, Gll Cottage, Sandusky Antiques and other shops along the shore

    Flea Market…Mondays in Croswell

    Special Events…Fishing tournaments, summer festival with craft fair, sailboat races, and The Yard Sale Trail

  • Directions

    From Detroit

    1. I-94 (60 miles) to Port Huron
    2. M-25 (30 miles) to Port Sanilac

    From Ann Arbor

    1. I-275 to I-696 East to I-94
    2. M-25 (30 miles) to Port Sanilac

    From Flint, Lansing

    1. I-69 to Port Huron
    2. M-25 (30 miles) to Port Sanilac

    From Saginaw/Bay City

    1. M-46 East to Port Sanilac
    2. South on M-25 two blocks