Southern Michigan small town charm can be found in the rural community of Hudson. Located about a half hour South of Jackson Michigan. The entire downtown of Hudson Michigan is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was founded by Irish settlers in the mid 1800’s. The history and location makes a perfect fit for a quiet weekend getaway. Main Street is peppered with a variety of unique stores and beautifully restored store fronts. Dining choices include Chinese, fast food and American fares. Check out Rumors on Main Street for a casual dining experience (oysters to burgers), completely refurbished from the original front doors to the original flooring. Looking for family fun? Hudson Cinema Plaza features family fun activities on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday where first run movies can be viewed. Be adventurous with a game of laser tag or glow in the dark miniature golf. Saturday night features Cosmic Bowling at Hudson Lanes. For a more quiet time, walk or ride your bike on the Hudson Trail or let your imagination take you to the days of trains as you stroll along the trestle trail.
Check out the Hudson Library built in early 1900’s from hand cut, local farm field stone. This Carnegie Library was built with money donated by American businessman, Andrew Carnegie. community. Hudson Library is one of very few buildings built using these stones.
219 West Main,Hudson
William G Thompson House Museum & Gardens
Welcome to the William G. Thompson House Museum and Gardens in beautiful Hudson, Michigan.
The Thompson Museum is open for regular tours on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays with the first tour of the day at 12:30 pm and the last tour leaving at 3:30 pm. Tours can be scheduled for other times by calling the Museum at 517-448-8125. It is a “must see” for people interested in the fashion of 19th Century America. The Queen Anne home is an excellent example of style from the 1890s. An extensive collection of English, Continental, and Oriental art is featured in this home listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Grosvenor House Museum
211 Maumee Street
The Grosvenor House Museum designed by Elijah Myers is a stunning example of Italianate Irregular architecture. The House completed in 1874 was the home of Ebenezer and Sally Ann Grosvenor for over 30 years. Now the House is a museum dedicated to the preservation of Jonesville’s heritage.
Hudson, Area Golf Courses
Shaffer’s Evergreen Golf Course, Evergreen Course
9 holes (Public)
2995 Munson Hwy
Hudson, MI 49247-9631
1 mile from the center of Hudson.
De Mor Hills Golf Course, De Mor Hills Course
18 holes over 6,340 yards with a par of 72 (Public)
10275 Ranger Hwy
Morenci, MI 49256-9758
7 miles from the center of Hudson.
Devils Lake Golf Course, Devils Lake Course
18 holes over 6,019 yards with a par of 71 (Public)
14600 US Highway 223
Manitou Beach, MI 49253-9668
11 miles from the center of Hudson.
Wolf Creek Golf Club, Wolf Creek Course
Lake LeAnn Golf Course, Lake LeAnn Course
9 holes over 2,850 yards with a par of 35 (Public)18 holes over 6,207 yards with a par of 71 (Public) 10339 Fairway Dr Jerome, MI 492496363 Burton Rd (517) 688-3445
Adrian, MI 49221-8467
Lake Hudson State Recreation Area
14 miles from the center of Hudson.
12 miles from the center of Hudson.
Lake Hudson Recreation Area has 2,796 acres of recreational opportunities around Lake Hudson. The park in southeast Michigan, offers premier muskie fishing and game hunting. The beach area provides for sunbathing and swimming. There are 50 semi-modern campsites with electric hookups. Water is available by hand pump and the park has vault toilets. The campground does not have a dump station. The day use area offers a swimming beach. There are volley ball nets and a picnic area with a shelter. Metal detecting area. Lake Hudson has been designated a dark sky preserve for learning more about the night time sky
Karen’s Uptown Kafe
314 W. Main St.
Dave Willhite 517-448-7675
212 W Main St.
Dennis Smoke 517-306-6099
Bobbye’s Dairyland and Pizza
102 E. Main – (517) 448-7104
Hungry Howie’s Pizza
325 Railroad – (517) 448-4694
503 S. Meridian – (517) 448-8440
310 W. Main – (517) 448-280
300 W. Main
Ten Pin Pizza
109 S. Market – (517) 448-7365
The Allen Antique Barn
9247 West Chicago Road (US-12)
PO Box 88, Allen, Michigan 49227-0088.
Bob’s Market House
325 Railroad St.,Hudson