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Petoskey Area Blog

Foodies in the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan

Flavors of Fall in the Petoskey Area

I love to eat. I’m not ashamed of it and I never worry about hitting that minimum of 110 pounds so that I can donate blood! As the temperatures fall and the leaves begin to change colors, it seems I (and those around me) start to crave a new variety of temptations. Here in the Petoskey Area, it’s easy to plea… Read More
Posted on September 24th, 2021
Literary events in the Petoskey Area of northern Michigan

Don’t Miss These Literary Events in the Petoskey Area

As I look forward to flipping the page on my calendar, I’m excited to think about the next chapter of the year… September/October brings a couple of very interesting literary events to the Petoskey Area.
  1. The 19th Annual C.S. Lewis Festival celebrating the life of the writer and theologian will take p
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Posted on August 27th, 2021
Petoskey State Park

Michigan state parks enhance the Petoskey Area

Did you know that Michigan has the largest state park system in the country? There are 78 state parks that residents and visitors can visit for under $20 per year – go to as many as often as you wish. I think that’s an incredible deal! A favorite for many visitors, Petoskey State Park is special partly bec… Read More
Posted on August 10th, 2021
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

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