Yay! Fall colors have really started to poke through the green as we start our goodbyes with summer. I’m ready and excited to wake up and find I need my fuzzy slippers and comfy robe. How about you? A lot of my friends hate to see summer go, and while I do love tooling to the beach with my car windows wi… Read More
Are you ready for a fun and relaxing time in the Petoskey Area? If you love craft beers and local wines, this is the place to be. The Petoskey Area is home to over a dozen wineries along with a handful of breweries, all with their own unique appeal. If you have a taste for something different, maybe you’ll w… Read More
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).
Tunnel of Trees Tour
This tour… Read More
The Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau tries to make things easy for you. We’ve got five color routes all mapped out so you can hit the road and enjoy the views – no Google, Mapquest or GPS even required. But driving tours are just one way to see the autumn hues. What are the others? So glad you asked!
Kayak – Gra… Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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