Petoskey Area Blog

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: Things to do in the fall, Fall color tours

Posted on September 29, 2016

Petoskey Area Farm Markets Serve N. Michigan’s Best

It’s already October and fall is in full swing. What better way to enjoy the crisp autumn breeze and vibrant colors than a visit to the Petoskey Area. There’s no better place to pick up some fresh autumn produce, then relax over local wines or craft brews.

Our beautiful lakeside resort communities — Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor and Boyne City — are located smack dab in the middle of...

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Topics: Fall in northern Michigan, Wineries, Breweries, Farm Markets, Things to do in the fall

Posted on October 14, 2015

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