Petoskey Area Blog

Fall Color Makes Northern Michigan Even More Fun

The Petoskey Area is a fall getaway like no other. An explosion of brilliant color makes this Victorian setting along the lake even more picturesque, even more inviting. While summer here is spectacular and the winter ski season is awesome, many people consider fall the best time of all to visit. We think you’ll agree.

Color Tours

The vibrant reds, oranges and golds stretch for as far as the...

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Topics: Fall in northern Michigan, Fall color tours

Posted on September 25, 2017

There’s More to the Petoskey Area Than Meets the Eye

By itself, the spectacular color that greets you is reason enough to visit the Petoskey Area and its charming communities: Harbor Springs, Petoskey, Alanson, Bay Harbor, Boyne City, Walloon Lake and Boyne Falls.

Bright yellows, oranges and reds are a feast for the eyes. The multi-hued blues of Lake Michigan and numerous inland lakes add that unforgettable final touch.

To make it even easier...

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Topics: Fall color tours, Things to do in the fall

Posted on September 29, 2016

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 Tunnel of Trees: Michigan’s Most Famous Color Tour

For the locals, it’s where they go when they get a break in schedules. For guests to the area, it’s the fall color route they most often ask about. And for those of you who have not yet made it the Petoskey Area, the Tunnel of Trees is where anyone who has come before will tell you to go.

There are many reasons to visit the Petoskey Area in the fall – from the festivals in Petoskey, Harbor...

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Topics: Tunnel of Trees, Fall color tours, Things to do in the fall

Posted on September 30, 2015

Northern Michigan’s Best Fall Color Tours

Now that fall is in the air, it’s time to start thinking about hopping in the car and taking in northern Michigan’s magnificent fall color. This year, make plans to head for the Petoskey Area for the boldest, brightest, most memorable fall color tours around.

One of the color tours takes you around glimmering Lake Charlevoix; another includes spectacular overlooks of the Jordan River Valley; a...

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Topics: Fall color tours, Things to do in the fall

Posted on September 14, 2015