Petoskey Area Blog

5 Awesome Color Tours

Our area of northern Michigan is nationally famous for fall color. To help you see it up close and personal, we’ve mapped out 5 color tours that take you through our most spectacular scenery. (Of course, you’re always welcome to hop in the car and explore on your own, too).

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Topics: Fall in northern Michigan, Fall color tours, Things to do in the fall

Posted on September 12, 2019

Fall in the Petoskey Area Comes with a Bonus

Labor Day… the calendar doesn’t agree, but it sure is the end of summer as far my mental state goes. Dusk tiptoes in a little earlier, the rooster crows a little later and if the kids weren’t already back in school, they will soon be after the holiday.

While the summer begins to fade, the weather in northern Michigan doesn’t lose its luster, it merely changes and gives us a new perspective....

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Topics: Fall in northern Michigan, Fall color tours, Things to do in the fall

Posted on August 27, 2019

Fall Color Makes Northern Michigan Even More Fun

The Petoskey Area is a fall getaway like no other. An explosion of brilliant color makes this Victorian setting along the lake even more picturesque, even more inviting. While summer here is spectacular and the winter ski season is awesome, many people consider fall the best time of all to visit. We think you’ll agree.

Color Tours

The vibrant reds, oranges and golds stretch for as far as the...

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Topics: Fall in northern Michigan, Fall color tours

Posted on September 25, 2017

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

A little wine makes the best even better

One of the great things about the Petoskey Area is that the important things don’t change. The scenery remains beautiful, the people hospitable and the pace relaxed. One thing that has changed, however, is the addition of wineries to an already long list of things to partake in while visiting.

The first local vineyard, Pleasantview Winery, actually started back in 1994, in Harbor Springs....

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Topics: Winter, Culinary, Spring activity, Wine, Fall in northern Michigan

Posted on October 23, 2014