Petoskey Area Blog

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 Bay View Association in the Petoskey Area welcomes you with Victorian charm and grace

As you round a turn on US 31 when driving through Petoskey this summer, you’ll suddenly be greeted by salmon-colored sidewalks and gingerbread houses from another era. Do yourself a big favor. Don’t just glance and keep driving – stop and experience the historic elegance of the Bay View Association.

The Bay View Association is one of just a few Chatauquas still operating in the country.  It... Read More

Topics: Driving Tour, History

Posted on June 27, 2014

Tour the Tunnel of Trees

Beginning in the lovely resort town of Harbor Springs and heading north to Cross Village, you will find the Tunnel of Trees.  This route on Lakeshore Drive (M-119) is beautiful any time of the year, but now is the time when things are really coming to life for the season.  If you are visiting anywhere in the Petoskey Area, be sure to make time to explore this route.

So why would you want to...

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Topics: Romantic Getaway, Driving Tour, Spring activity

Posted on May 30, 2014