Petoskey Area Blog

Float into Fun in the Petoskey Area

It happens every year and it seems many of us are not ready for the inevitable. Kids are heading back to school, summer is winding down and Labor Day is knocking loudly at our doors. 

Hey, don’t panic! There’s still time to enjoy many of the things that you like about summer. Golfing, hiking, bike riding and yes, boating — even If you don’t own a boat. 

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Topics: Boating

Posted on August 28, 2017

The Best Ways to View the Petoskey Area’s Fall Color

Driving tours are the most well-known way to take in the fall colors, and we have five tours mapped out for you in our Fall Color Guide, but there are many more ways to enjoy the splendor of the season. The colors will soon be peaking in Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Boyne City and Bay Harbor, so choose your favorite activities and make the most of fall. Don’t dawdle, though. Some of these end...

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Topics: Driving Tour, Golf, Trails, History, Wine, Fall in northern Michigan, Hemingway, Boating, Hiking, Biking, Fall color tours, Things to do in the fall

Posted on October 12, 2015

The Complete Guide to Boating Fun in Petoskey, MI

If your idea of a perfect summer day is warm sun and a refreshing spray breaking over the bow as you glide over northern Michigan’s most beautiful lakes, well, your ship has come in. Welcome to the Petoskey Area.

Can’t you just see yourself casting off onto Lake Michigan’s spectacular Little Traverse Bay?  Along with being one of the Great Lakes’ most breathtaking spots, Little Traverse Bay is...

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Topics: Boating

Posted on July 30, 2015