Petoskey Area Blog

Holiday Stress? The Petoskey Area has the Cure.

If the holiday season has you feeling like the Grinch, maybe a change of pace and space is in order?  The Petoskey Area is a great escape with a generous dose of good cheer and seasonal events designed to leave you with a Cindy-Lu Who smile.

The Lighting of the Village of Walloon Lake is a delightful way to spend the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving.  The whole family will like the lights...

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Topics: Holiday, Events

Posted on November 20, 2017

Wrap up a Great Holiday Season in the Petoskey Area

After a fabulous fall in northern Michigan – a really fabulous fall, actually – I’m being greedy and hoping for a wonderful winter. Now that we’ve had a few snowflakes, the feeling is hopeful that we’ll have own version of “White Christmas!”

The holidays are a special time in the Petoskey Area with a wide variety of events that make these towns sparkle even more than usual. Plan a getaway...

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Topics: Holiday, Events

Posted on November 22, 2016

Holiday gift giving? Wrap it up in the Petoskey Area!

As Christmas time approaches, many are caught up in needing to find the “perfect present”.  While we happily and emphatically acknowledge that unique delights can be discovered in the shops and boutiques in Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor and Boyne City, we have some other thoughts on gift giving as well.

How about the gift of time?  No, we don’t mean to run out and buy a Rolex or...

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Topics: Winter, Holiday, Wine

Posted on December 02, 2014

Memorial Day – It’s More Than the Beginning of the Summer Season

Memorial Weekend is quickly approaching – how do you plan on spending it? For some, it’s a long weekend out of town playing golf, a family picnic, maybe time to get the yard work done. Many consider the holiday the beginning of the summer season and pull out the flip flops and hit the beach.

Memorial Day, also called Decoration Day, is defined in the dictionary as:  the last Monday in May that...

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Topics: Holiday, Spring activity, Memorial Day 5K

Posted on May 22, 2014