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Petoskey Area Blog

Whitefish from the Terrace Inn and 1911 Restaurant in Petoskey

Top 10 Reasons Foodies May Relish Time in the Petoskey Area

If you’re like me, you tend to eat and drink more when you’re on vacation. I just can’t help it. From eating breakfast (which I seldom do) to snacking and feeding my sweet tooth, there’s more time to indulge while on vacation and I take advantage of it. I also stop worrying about fat content and calories a… Read More
Posted on July 27th, 2020
Music in the Petoskey Area is Right on Key

Music in the Petoskey Area is Right on Key

Country, rock, opera, salsa, jazz or blues – it doesn’t matter what kind of music you like, what matters is that it makes you happy! In the Petoskey Area, the music will go on this summer spreading joy to the guests who visit (maybe you?) Parks and streets in Boyne City, Petoskey and Harbor Springs will b… Read More
Posted on July 3rd, 2020
Aerial image of Harbor Springs, Michigan

New Ferry Service Connects Petoskey, Bay Harbor and Harbor Springs

This is really exciting news! This summer you will be able to cruise across beautiful Little Traverse Bay between the charming resort communities of Petoskey, Bay Harbor and Harbor Springs. Imagine being out on the bay, gliding across crystal clear waters with the sun on your shoulders. You’ll lea… Read More
Posted on June 18th, 2020

Petoskey Stone Celebrates 55 Years as Michigan’s State Stone

Most Michiganders (or Michiganians, depending on your preference) know that the Petoskey stone is the state’s official “state stone.” But just how and when did that come to be? Let’s go back…way back…for a bit of geological history first. Glaciers moved rocks, fossilized ancient coral, bedrock a… Read More
Posted on May 27th, 2020

Announcing The Offield Family Viewlands

A BRAND NEW WORKING FOREST RESERVE The Little Traverse Conservancy is announcing the completion of one of the most exciting community projects in its history around Little Traverse Bay, made possible by significant gifts from local foundations and donors. The protection of the 290-acre former L… Read More
Posted on May 11th, 2020

Hit the Trails in the Petoskey Area

May… that means some of my favorite things: trillium, morels, school winding down (online, this year) and temps that stay consistently above 50.  I’m looking forward to, well let’s be honest, mostly I’m looking forward to leaving the house when life returns to normal! From there, first and fo… Read More
Posted on May 8th, 2020

Fun as Big as All Outdoors

Fresh air. Who doesn’t love it? Take a deep breath and imagine being in the Petoskey Area where there’s tons of stuff to do in the great outdoors. What’s your idea of a good time outside? Chances are, you can do it in at least one of our waterfront communities. Bring your bike and hit the trails. Paved or mo… Read More
Posted on March 23rd, 2020

Have Waves of Fun

With more than 11,000 inland lakes and over 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, Michigan is truly a water lover’s paradise. If you count yourself among those with a fondness for getting out on the rivers and lakes, the Petoskey Area should be on your list of places to visit.  Sailing into summe… Read More
Posted on March 18th, 2020
Underwater Crucifix

More in Little Traverse Bay Than Petoskey Stones

Little Traverse Bay – that portion of Lake Michigan that flows between Petoskey and Harbor Springs, is known for a couple of things: Harbor Springs’ deep freshwater harbor; a break wall that is perfect for strolling on when the weather is right; the Little Traverse Bay Regatta; and crystal clear wat… Read More
Posted on February 26th, 2020

Where Non-Skiers Go for Winter Fun in Michigan

Non-skier? Don’t stay home this winter. So, your {Fill in blank} husband, wife, kids love to ski or board. That’s great! The Petoskey Area is definitely the place to bring them this winter. Boyne Highlands and Nub’s Nob in Harbor Springs and Boyne Mountain in Boyne Falls have a combined 160 runs that c… Read More
Posted on January 16th, 2020

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