Petoskey's Top 10 Attractions

Downtown Petoskey
Petoskey has so much to see and do. Only listing 10 of them, well, that's a tough assignment. Petoskey's Gaslight District is well known as a beautiful downtown shopping district. So what are 10 places to explore in Petoskey?

*Great shopping with wonderful shops in in the Gaslight District.
*A variety of restaurants ranging from family to fine dining and coffee shops.
*The Petoskey Library and two book stores.
*The Crooked Tree Arts Center complete with a theatre and a gallery.
*The Little Traverse History Museum in a restored train depot.
*A vibrant waterfront with a marina, picnic tables, playground, and even a waterfall.
*The Little Traverse Wheelway that connects Petoskey to Charlevoix and Harbor Springs.
*Pennsylvania Park with benches and picnic tables and the spectacular, new Bear River Valley Recreation Area.
*Downtown activities like Concerts in the Park twice a week during the summer, Art in the Park, Sidewalk Sales, and the Winter Blues Festival.
*Walk through Petoskey's history with a self guided tour through the downtown area.

Petoskey's Historical Attractions
Northern Michigan is a place filled with recreational and cultural opportunities. Visitors and families have come to the Petoskey area for generations and for good reason. Here are 10 places to explore outside the downtown Petoskey area:

*The Bay View Association filled with music, theatre and entertainment.
*Harris Gardens at North Central Michigan College is filled with sculpture and beautiful landscaping.
*Petoskey Stones line the beaches.
*Skiing at Nub's Nob.
*Skiing at Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain.
*Golf, golf, golf!
*Petoskey State Park for swimming, dunes, camping, hiking and more as well as several Petoskey Parks to explore.
*A perfect location on the Little Traverse Bay for boating, fishing, sailing, kayaking, and swimming.
*Summer activities filled with music and fun such as the Young Americans as well as Festivals and Events
*Outdoor activities for all season with nearby hiking trails at North Central Michigan College, Bay View, and the North Country Trail.
Yes, the Petoskey area is filled with places to explore and things to do!

For more information on Petoskey area events, visit:

Northern Michigan Calendar of Event
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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!

Last Updated: 04-28-2020 09:49 AM ID: 800