Petoskey Area Blog

905, 2023

Witness wonders at the Headlands Dark Sky Park

Header Image Photo Credit: MEDC/Pure Michigan Where in the Petoskey area can you go to chase the northern lights, watch meteor showers, take a hike on almost 600 acres of land, learn about astronomy, attend photography workshops, and hold a wedding or other large event? The Headlands Dark Sky Park [...]

205, 2023

Biking in the Petoskey Area is a Scenic Delight

Whether you like to bike on smooth, paved pathways or rugged, exciting mountain trails, you’ll find the scenic views in the Petoskey Area second to none. Bring your bike with you or rent one while you’re here. Then let the good times roll through and around our resort towns of [...]

205, 2023

Why hiking is one of the top things to do in Petoskey, MI

Okay hikers, listen up. For some of the most fun, invigorating, interesting hiking experiences anywhere around, the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan has you covered. The Petoskey Area includes the very cool, very friendly resort towns of Petoskey (makes sense), Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor, and Boyne City. And while there [...]

2704, 2023

Outdoor Art in the Petoskey Area

Each season in Petoskey Area is a season of discovery or emergence. There is no greater time than the present to view all of the outdoor art – statues, murals, and sculptures – in the Petoskey Area. There are murals in Petoskey and sculptures dotted throughout Boyne City, Petoskey, Harbor [...]

1304, 2023

Getting Started in Fly Fishing

The mere thought of Fly Fishing usually summons an image of some serene location. Standing in moving water, crabapple tree blossoms fill the air with fragrance, Cedar waxwings dart from tree limb to deadfall waiting for the next mayfly, and dimples on the water surface sporadically appear as trout race [...]

2302, 2023

Escape the mid-winter blues in the Petoskey Area

And just like that it’s February. Ole Phil’s been here and seen his shadow leaving our skiers happy and beach lovers not so much. In the end, though, Mother Nature will do whatever she darn well pleases just like she always does. If you’ve got the mid-winter blues it’s probably [...]

2102, 2023

Six Fun Things to do this Spring in the Petoskey Area

In like a lion, out like a lamb. Winter is done and though the lion tried to rear its head a bit in the final days of the season, it’s over. Our awesome resorts plan to keep skiers and riders happy right up until April 2, but now snow guns [...]

1002, 2023

Why spring skiing is the best skiing in northern Michigan

Spring is a time of renewal—the days are longer, the trees are slowly waking up from their slumber, and gardening plans begin to seem reasonable. Soon, the first spring plants will burst from the thawing soil. Migrating birds will return. Also, the skiing is absolutely fantastic. You heard us right. [...]

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