Petoskey Area Blog

Morel Mania

As April heads into May, mighty hunters will head to the woods here in northern Michigan.

No guns will be carried, no licenses required – these hunters will be stalking the elusive morel mushroom.

Morel mushrooms are such a big thing here, that in Boyne City they hold the National Morel Mushroom Festival.  This is the 54th year for the festival and the nearby woods and clearings will be the...

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Topics: Culinary

Posted on April 24, 2014

Let the River Run

Tucked into the middle of Petoskey, Michigan, is an unexpected attraction – a whitewater course which opened in May of 2011. One of few places in the state to offer the experience, the Bear River course starts out flat and includes drops ranging from Class I to Class III.

Once a peaceful, easy ride, the Bear now boasts a mile and a half of fun that will toss and turn those looking for fun and...

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Topics: Sports

Posted on April 11, 2014

April Appetites

April in northern Michigan is somewhat of a segue season – winter is trying to leave, spring is attempting to arrive. This is a good time to visit the Petoskey Area if you’re just looking to relax, spend some time with someone you care about, and eat!

There are a wealth of terrific restaurants, diners and pubs to choose from in any season, but this April, there are some very special features...

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Topics: Culinary

Posted on April 01, 2014