Petoskey Area Blog

1201, 2024

7 Best Winter Hikes in the Petoskey Area

Maybe you long for the tranquility and stillness that accompanies winter hiking. Bright, white drifts muffle your footfalls as you navigate the trail in snowshoes. Huge crystalline flakes flash briefly on your coat before melting. Chickadees rasp their calls to one another, flitting past you in search of winter forage. [...]

501, 2024

Here’s the Skinny on Fat Tire Biking

Gone are the days when snow signaled the end of biking season. With the growing popularity of "fat bikes" our area has embraced winter riding by grooming many of our best local mountain bike trails for winter riding. For those not in the know, a fat bike is a bike with [...]

2712, 2023

Classes and Seminars Make Bay View Even More Appealing

Did you know the Bay View Association offers educational classes and seminars open to the public every summer? Centrally located on Little Traverse Bay, the Bay View Association is a Chautauqua registered on the National Register of Historic Places. Since 1875, the summer community has offered the area educational opportunities [...]

1812, 2023

Top Winter Activities in Petoskey Area

Michigan 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 many fun [...]

612, 2023

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2023 – 24 in the Petoskey Area

Winter is a time of celebration! It’s jam-packed with holidays and opportunities to spend time with family and friends. Here in the Petoskey area, we love to wind down the busy holiday season with perhaps the most joyous occasion of all: New Year’s Eve. What’s not to love about New [...]

2711, 2023

Petoskey and Harbor Springs Holiday Open Houses 2023

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 Saturday [...]

1711, 2023

10 Things For A Holiday Bucket List in the Petoskey Area

If you’re spending your holiday break in the area, you’re likely looking for some things to do. Whether you’re with the family, your spouse, or flying solo there are quite a few traditional festivities as well as new and exciting things to do this winter. We even picked out some [...]

1411, 2023

Top 5 Places to see Holiday Lights in Petoskey Area

There is something magical about twinkly lights over the holiday season. Whatever holiday you are celebrating, twinkle lights are just magical – especially reflecting against a white blanket of snow. Sometimes it is part of the magic when you stumble upon a beautifully decorated house on your own. But what [...]

1311, 2023

Things to Do in Petoskey Area to Work off the Thanksgiving Meal

Overindulging on Thanksgiving is to be expected—from the excessive food consumption to the chemical reaction of tryptophan found in the turkey that is said to make us tired or sluggish. Getting outside for some fresh air and a little exercise can boost your energy level and mood. There are plenty [...]

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