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Petoskey Area Blog

Group practicing yoga at Lavender Hill Farm

Smarten Up in the Petoskey Area

A Chinese proverb says, “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” My husband and I love to pick up tidbits of information when we travel. Whether it’s how to do something, or the history of someone or somewhere, it’s just what we like to do among our other activities. As lon… Read More
Posted on July 19th, 2021
Bay View Association Events

Classes and Seminars Make Bay View Even More Appealing

Did you know the Bay View Association offers educational classes and seminars open to the public every summer? Centrally located on Little Traverse Bay, the Bay View Association is a Chautauqua registered on the National Register of Historical Places. Since 1875, the summer community has offere… Read More
Posted on June 17th, 2021
The Young Americans

New & Fun in the Petoskey Area

Summer is here and I’m super excited – even more so than usual. I’m making plans for family to visit and to get together with friends for good times that were definitely missed last year. I hope you’re doing the same! If you’re ready to travel to our communities – Harbor Springs, Petoskey, Bay Harbor, Al… Read More
Posted on May 25th, 2021
Kayaking in the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan

Outside Is In

Blue skies, warm sun, a gentle breeze off the lake. Breathe easy. It’s summertime in the Petoskey Area. Time to get outside and enjoy everything that makes this Michigan’s Summer Place. Splash into fun One of the first things people think of when visiting here is the crystal-clear wate… Read More
Posted on May 20th, 2021
Golf in the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan

17 Courses Worth the Drive

If golf is a big part of your vacation, the Petoskey Area will fit you to a tee. This is where golfing traditions are started, golfing stories shared, and golfing memories created to last a lifetime. While northern Michigan is blessed with more than its fair share of exceptional golf courses, nowhere… Read More
Posted on May 20th, 2021
Wineries and breweries in the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan

Wineries and Breweries to Lift Your Spirits

Part of the fun in a vacation is seeing new places, discovering new things, and enjoying the tastes of the region. The Petoskey Area has all three covered with wineries, breweries and distilleries that are unique to the area. And flat-out uniquely terrific.  More than a dozen wineries await yo… Read More
Posted on May 20th, 2021
Birdwatching in the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan

Birding Here is Looking Up

The majestic forests and beautiful parks in the Petoskey Area make it home to incredible birding. Whether it is a pair of federally endangered Piping Plovers, or the many warblers and waterfowl that pass through the area on their way to and from their breeding grounds, the Petoskey Area offers excit… Read More
Posted on May 20th, 2021
The Great Michigan Scavenger Hunt

Great Michigan Scavenger Hunt is in the Petoskey Area!

Don’t be clueless! Get in on the fun as the Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau teams up other visitors bureaus all across our great state to bring you chances to win fun prizes! We’re celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week, May 2 – 8 and you’re invited to play along with the Great Michigan Scavenger HuRead More
Posted on April 30th, 2021

Morel Mushroom Recipes You’ll Want to Try

The National Morel Mushroom Festival is just around the corner (May 14 – 16, 2021) and will include a wonderful Wine & Dine Morel Dinner. Tickets are limited so be sure to order early! Though there is no official hunt at the festival this year, with a little luck you’ll take home a basket full… Read More
Posted on April 19th, 2021
Petoskey stone hunting in the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan

Six Fun Things to do this Spring in the Petoskey Area

In like a lion, out like a lamb. March is done and though the lion tried to rear its head a bit in the final days of the month, it’s over. Our awesome resorts kept skiers and boarders happy right up through April 4, but now snow guns are silent and we’ve shed the winter coats and boots in favor of fleece and ten… Read More
Posted on April 7th, 2021

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