Skiing and Snowboarding in Northern Michigan
Winter arrives in Northern Michigan with great delight. Yes, it is time to hit the hills--the ski hills that is. Downhill skiing is a major activity for local residents through the winter months. And for visitors, well, skiing in Northern Michigan is so spectacular that you will come back again and again.
Northern Michigan is THE place in the Midwest to enjoy a variety of ski experiences. The Petoskey-Harbor Springs area boasts three ski resorts and each is spectacular: together they create a ski mecca. Skiing often begins Thanksgiving weekend and continues through Easter. Ski racing is alive and well in Up North with everything from weekend NASTAR to high school racing to adult league racing most week nights.
On weekends and during winter school breaks or long weekends, visitors flock to Northern Michigan because we do skiing and snowboarding right. Our resorts--Nub's Nob, Boyne Highlands, and Boyne Mountain--have something for everyone: ski schools, gentle terrain, moguls, apres ski, black diamond runs, ski racing, and snow making. Yes, we do winter right.
Here's a look at our three ski resorts:
Nub's Nob What's not to love about Nub's Nob? 53 ski runs, fabulous snow making, snowboarding at its best, zip line, cross country skiing--including a lighted run--great food, wonderful service and snow making that is just tops. For more information, visit Nub's Nob.
Boyne Highlands Just across the valley from Nub's Nob is Boyne Highlands. Here you'll find 54 runs, tubing, cross country skiing, a high speed lift, an Austrian-American ski school, lodging, dining, and ski and board rentals. For more information, visit Boyne Highlands
Boyne Mountain Located 15 minutes south of Petoskey, Boyne Mountain has something for everyone. 60 runs, acres of skiable terrain, beginner's area, ski school, fabulous cross country trails, terrain parks, snowboarding, and beautiful vistas from every run. For more information, visit Boyne Mountain
More Northern Michigan Winter Info...
For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in Northern Michigan:
Harbor Springs, Michigan -- Harbor Springs is the place to try new things! Rent a bike or a kayak, go snow tubing, attend a concert or an art fair, or play a round of golf with friends.
Petoskey -- There's so much to do in Petoskey from the Bear River Valley Recreation Area, to Petoskey State Park, to biking, golfing, hiking, and more.
Charlevoix, Michigan -- Visiting Charlevoix in Northern Michigan is a fun-filled vacation with great beaches, boating, skiing, fishing and year 'round family fun.
Things to Do in Boyne City, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like Boyne City in Northern Michigan with camping, boating, skiing, year 'round outdoor activities, and of course, the morel mushroom!
Lots of Activities in Mackinaw City, Michigan -- Explore Mackinaw City in Northern Michigan for history, the International Dark Sky Park, and outdoor activities.
Mackinac Island -- Take a step back in time and find lots of things to do when you visit Mackinac Island by horseback or bike--no cars allowed!
Northern Michigan Activities & Things to Do -- Northern Michigan offers many fun things to do for the entire family whatever the season, whatever the reason!