Petoskey Area Blog

Before the Holiday Season Hits, Come on Up and Relax

Before long, the holiday season will be here in full force. Joyous as it is, it also brings a hectic schedule of places to go, things to do, deadlines to meet, get-togethers to arrange, and…well, you get the idea. Whew!

So why not take a little time ahead of time and simply relax. Unwind. And pamper yourself.

November is the perfect time to leave the everyday and go somewhere special – like...

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Topics: Trails, Dining, Bookstores, Shopping, Spas

Posted on November 01, 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

Why hiking is one of the top things to do in Petoskey, MI

Okay hikers, listen up. For some of the most fun, invigorating, interesting hiking experiences anywhere around, the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan has you covered.

The Petoskey Area includes the very cool, very friendly resort towns of Petoskey (makes sense), Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor and Boyne City. And while there are tons of great restaurants and shops in each of them, the real bonanza...

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Topics: Trails, Hiking

Posted on August 11, 2015

Enjoy northern Michigan beauty at a Little Traverse Conservancy Nature Preserve

Remember Mort Neff? For 20 some odd years Mort came into our homes on Michigan Outdoors via that big box (that was never going to catch on) and encouraged us to get out and enjoy nature. He lived to see the development of the Little Traverse Conservancy, but Neff would undoubtedly have been thrilled to see how this passionate organization has grown since his passing in 1990.

The 270 Little...

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Topics: Sports, Trails, Spring activity

Posted on July 24, 2014