Petoskey Area Blog

1701, 2023

Top Tips About Ice Fishing in the Petoskey Area

Caroline Keson wakes up at 4:00 a.m. on a brisk winter day. She and her partner grab some caffeine, hop into their loaded truck, and head out in the dark morning to their ice fishing spot. There’s a lot of commotion pre-sunrise as anglers unload their gear in preparation for [...]

212, 2022

Petoskey and Harbor Springs Holiday Open House 2022

Each year Harbor Springs and Petoskey celebrate the holiday festivities, the coming of the snow, and a great opportunity to start holiday shopping or at least get some great ideas from downtown businesses with a Holiday Open House. Falling back to back each year on the first Friday and [...]

1811, 2022

Top Winter Activities in Petoskey Area

Michigan Up North skiing in Harbor Springs and Boyne Falls is something unrivaled, but what about all the other fun things to do? For your avid après skier, Petoskey Area has an endless number of fun things to do off the slopes too. Take your pick – there are so [...]

2110, 2022

Things to Do Along the Tunnel of Trees

You’ve heard of the Tunnel of Trees… but the best part (or maybe second best) is the places you can stop along the way. As you navigate this Michigan wonder of the Tunnel of Trees through Harbor Springs, Good Hart, and Cross Village be sure to check out a couple [...]

2010, 2022

Northern Michigan Gift Guide

November! Anywhere else you might think of Thanksgiving and those cozy fall vibes. In Northern Michigan, most of the time winter shows glimpses early for us, so we think of the holidays too. With the holidays comes a time to shop for those special gifts, what better place to do [...]

2009, 2022

Best Pumpkin Patches and Fall Markets

Fall. Fall up north, at that! This is a spectacular time to explore northern Michigan and, for some, the best time to try all things spiced, pumpkin, and apple. Take a look at this list of favorite pumpkin patches of the area – some offer much more than your average [...]

2408, 2022

Day Trips from the Petoskey Area

Although there is much to do here in Petoskey, the neighboring cities and communities offer fun things to do and see that can be great for a day trip while you enjoy your stay in the Petoskey Area. Experience the history, beautiful sites, nature, or even a shipwreck from a [...]

2607, 2022

Outdoor Dining in the Petoskey Area

In Northern Michigan, we like to soak up every bit of summer – because it is so short! Although there is outdoor dining year-round at some area restaurants, summer outdoor dining is just a little sweeter here. If you’re looking for outdoor dining options in Harbor Springs, Petoskey, Alanson, Bay [...]

2006, 2022

Best Beaches in the Petoskey Area

July is just around the corner and this has me thinking about all of the beach days in our future. So many great beaches to choose from! Whether you’re heading to Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Alanson, or Boyne City, you will have quite the list of beaches calling your name… but [...]

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