Petoskey Area Blog

The Complete Guide to Boating Fun in Petoskey, MI

If your idea of a perfect summer day is warm sun and a refreshing spray breaking over the bow as you glide over northern Michigan’s most beautiful lakes, well, your ship has come in. Welcome to the Petoskey Area.

Can’t you just see yourself casting off onto Lake Michigan’s spectacular Little Traverse Bay?  Along with being one of the Great Lakes’ most breathtaking spots, Little Traverse Bay is...

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Topics: Boating

Posted on July 30, 2015

The Best Michigan Fishing is in Petoskey, MI

Do you love to fish? I mean, would you rather be casting a line than just about anything you can think of? Then the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan is definitely where you should be. Our lakeside communities of Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor and Boyne City, MI are a fisherman’s dream come true.

Whether you want to fly fish, hire a Lake Michigan charter, toss a line from a dock or...

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Topics: Fishing

Posted on July 23, 2015

Let The Young Americans be a Highlight of your Harbor Springs, MI Visit

While a lot of guests visit the Petoskey Area for the incredible views and outdoor recreation, there’s a must-see-show that beckons you indoors – it’s The Young Americans Dinner Theatre and you won’t find better entertainment in northern Michigan! The caliber of entertainment by this hand-selected ensemble will truly leave you spellbound. 

A bit of history.  Milt Anderson started the Young...

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Topics: Performing Arts

Posted on July 16, 2015

Hemingway in the Petoskey Area – the Writer Lives On in Spirit

You may never have read “The Old Man and the Sea.” Perhaps you did read “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and hated it, but you may have loved “The Sun Also Rises.” No matter how you personally feel about the author who won the Nobel Prize in literature (1954), there’s no denying that Ernest Hemingway left his footprint in the world of books – and also in the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan.


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Topics: History, Ernest Hemingway

Posted on July 06, 2015