Petoskey Area Blog

Tempting Tastes are Coming to the Petoskey Area

The culinary choices in the Petoskey Area are growing as new food related businesses have opened all over the place. Plus, a new tap room is soon to be on the scene in Boyne City, and a winery is popping up in Petoskey. Check out our list of some of the newer and yet-to-be opened restaurants and such in the area. The flavors are delicious and the delightful towns are worth a visit.


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Topics: Wineries, Breweries, Restaurants, Dining

Posted on March 23, 2016

Join Us in Celebrating Hemingway’s Life in Northern Michigan

Anyone who has ever taken a class in American literature is familiar with author Ernest Hemingway. Many understand his connection to Illinois, or Paris, or Key West, yet few realize that the writer spent his first 22 summers on beautiful Walloon Lake near Petoskey, Michigan.

“Lovely Walloona,” as Hemingway’s sister, Sunny, deemed it, was home to the Hemingway family during the summer months....

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Topics: Ernest Hemingway, Hemingway, Hotel Walloon, Walloon Lake

Posted on March 10, 2016

Snow-Covered Slopes & Fun Events Make March Delightful

While we didn’t get the white Christmas we were dreaming of here in northern Michigan, once the flood gates opened, 51+ inches fell in less than three weeks and the hills started hopping. Conditions now are still terrific and all indications are pointing towards continued bliss for skiers and boarders at Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain and Nub’s Nob.

There is still plenty of time to get your...

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Topics: Events, Skiing, snowboarding, Festivals

Posted on March 01, 2016